Osaka University

National University


Osaka University is a national university established in 1931. It is home to 15,075 undergraduate students, the highest among national universities in Japan, and around 8,000 graduate students.


Boasting 11 undergraduate schools, 16 graduate schools, and 6 affiliated research institutes, Osaka University is one of Japan’s premier comprehensive research universities.

The university aims to be a world-leading innovative university that contributes to education and research under its motto, “Live Locally, Grow Globally.”


In the QS World University Rankings 2021, Osaka University is ranked as the 4th in Japan, 20th in Asia, and 72nd globally.