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University of Fukui

Fukui, Japan



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University of Fukui, officially known as Fukui Daigaku in Japanese, was established in 1949 in the city of Fukui, Fukui, Japan. As a result of the new Japanese Education policy after the end of World War II, University of Fukui was established after the merger of three top institutes in the region including Fukui Normal School (founded in 1873), Fukui Normal School for Youth (founded in 1944) and Fukui Technical College (founded in 1923). The university at first had only two faculties, the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Faculty of Engineering. But as the number of students increased, it started gaining recognition and adopted expansionary policy approach. It soon established the faculty of Medical Science and Faculty of Education. In 2003, Fukui University of Medical Science (Fukui Ika Daigaku) was merged with University of Fukui to constitute Faculty of Medical Sciences, and later in the same year, Fukui University of Medical Science Hospital was renamed University of Fukui Hospital. Today, University of Fukui has three campuses in Fukui, Japan. Bunkyo Campus is home to the school of Education, Engineering, Global and Community Studies and one of the administrative centers of University of Fukui. The Matsuoka (Matsuoka) Campus is second campus which offers programs in Medical Sciences. The main library of University of Fukui and university hospital present at Matsuoka campus. Finally, the newest campus, Tsuruga (Tsuruga) Campus has many research centers and institutes including Research Institute of Nuclear Engineering and also the research labs in Fukui. There are around 5,000 students enrolled in University of Fukui with the presence of 6,00 faculty members. The faculty student ratio of the university stands at 1:8.3. According to the QS and THE Ranking, University of Fukui is ranked #281-290 and #351-400 in Asia in 2019.
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