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Discover Hiroshima: Your next destination for a vibrant life and education

About Hiroshima

Hiroshima, located in the southwestern part of Japan's Honshu Island, is a place rich in history, culture, and natural beauty. Known for its resilience and peace, Hiroshima offers a unique mix of city comforts and serene landscapes, making it an ideal place to live. 

Whether you're joining us as a student, faculty member, or staff at Hiroshima University, you'll find that Hiroshima is the perfect place to start a new chapter in your life!

Why Hiroshima University?

Founded in 1949, Hiroshima University is a comprehensive research university with 12 undergraduate schools, four graduate schools, and one research institute. From the ashes of the devastation caused by the atomic bomb, the university rose to fulfill a mission of peace. In the 2023 THE Impact Rankings, the university was ranked among the top 100 in the world for six out of 17 SDG categories. 

Low cost of living

Hiroshima boasts a relatively low cost of living compared to other major cities in Japan and abroad, making it an attractive destination for students, researchers, and professionals alike. Housing, transportation, and daily expenses are more affordable here, allowing you to make the most of your budget.

Excellent education and research opportunities

Hiroshima University is renowned for its academic excellence and research innovation. As a member of our university community, you'll have access to state-of-the-art facilities, world-class faculty, and collaborative research opportunities that foster intellectual growth and professional development.

Warm and welcoming community

Hiroshima University has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. You'll quickly find yourself becoming part of a diverse and inclusive community, where people are eager to share their culture and learn from one another. Hiroshima University also hosts more than 1,900 international students from 94 countries and regions, with different scholarship opportunities available.

Join us at Hiroshima University!

Explore our website to learn more about life in Hiroshima and discover why it's the perfect place to live, work, and study.

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Hiroshima University Public Relations Office

E-mail: koho * office. hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please replace * with @)


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