Principles and Vision

Guiding Principles

Based on its founding principle “a single unified university, free and pursuing peace” and its five guiding principles, Hiroshima University fulfills its roles as a national university.

  • The Pursuit of Peace
    To develop intellectual attitudes which always seek peaceful solutions to the problems affecting society and the world at large. 
  • The Creation of New Forms of Knowledge
    To evolve new systems of study which surpass existing frontiers of knowledge and encourage intellectual innovation.
  • The Nurturing of Well-Rounded Human Beings
    To train graduates with well-developed and multifaceted personalities by means of an education which has breadth as well as depth.
  • Collaboration with the Local, Regional, and International Community
    To create a university with a strong international awareness which can efficiently disseminate knowledge on a worldwide scale, in collaboration with local and regional communities.
  • Continuous Self-Development
    To maintain a constant readiness to re-examine established ways of acting, and a constant openness to improvement and innovation.

Long-Term Vision of Hiroshima University