About HU

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


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