Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences promotes the simultaneous pursuit of academic specialization and diversity.

Although the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences consists of three separate courses that, in spite of having different goals, all aim to help students develop an ability to take creative and innovative approaches to the problems they will face in an increasingly complex and diverse world that have been brought on by globalization and the information revolution. The Faculty therefore provides not only a specialized education in different areas of the humanities and social sciences, but also encourages its undergraduates to approach their studies from a multi-disciplinary point of view.

Courses Chairs
Cultural Innovation
  • Cultural Properties
  • Thought and the Literary Arts
  • Communication
Social Management
  • International Society
  • Information and Behavior
  • Business and Management
  • Economic Systems
  • Public Policy

Hirosaki University Faculty of Humanities and Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Faculty of Education

Hirosaki UniversityFaculty of Education

A new teacher training program for a new age

The Faculty of Education has three divisions−the Teacher Training Division, the School Nurse Teacher Training Division, and the Community
Education Training Division. In order to give the students the best possible training as teachers and specialists, educational research is carried out
in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, art, physical education, and pedagogy. The attached Center for Educational Research and
Practice, Center for Teacher Education Research and Development, Kindergarten, Elementary School, Junior High School, and School for
Special Needs Education, and allow faculty members to test their findings and give the students an opportunity to experience teaching.

Courses Chairs
Teacher Training Division
  • Japanese Education
  • Music Education
  • Home Economics Education
  • Education of Preschool Children
  • Social Studies Education
  • Arts Education
  • English Education
  • School Health Science
  • Mathematics Education
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Education of Handicapped Children
  • School Education
  • Natural Science Education
  • Technical Education
School Nurse Training Division

Faculty of Education,Hirosaki University(Japanese only)

School of Medicine

School of Medicine

Hirosaki University School of Medicine sets up its “objective and purpose” as follows:

  1. To pursue the dignity of human beings and contribute to the advancement of medicine.
  2. To educate physicians and medical scientists who are endowed with a high standard of medical knowledge and fulfill their duty in society with a broad outlook and supple thinking.
  3. To promote studies of international standard in all aspects of basic and applied medical science.
  4. To provide highly advanced medicine in cooperation with the local community.
Department Chairs
Medicine Note: Courses in the Graduate School of Medicine
graduateschools Medicine (Doctoral Course)

Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine and School of Medicine

School of Health Sciences

Fostering of the health professions with advanced healthcare technology and well-rounded humanity

The School of Health Sciences is one of Japanese leading providers of health science education and comprises five departments. Through its predecessor (School of Allied Medical Sciences), it has had a long and distinguished history in the education of health professionals. The School is located at the Honcho campuses and approximately 800 students are enrolled in the school. The mission of the School of Health Sciences is to provide high quality and relevant education for the health professions conducting research to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of individuals developing efficiency of health highly.

Department Courses
Health Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Radiological Technology
  • Medical Technology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy

Hirosaki University School of Health Sciences and School of Hwalth Sciences

Faculty of Science and Technology

Faculty of Science and Technology

Science and Technology create an affluent future of the world.

Through attentive education, the Faculty of Science and Technology aims to bring up creative engineers with rich personalities who will construct the highly information-oriented and high technology society of the 21st century. The educational curriculum is devised to simultaneously provide insight into our highly varied society and basic competence immutable in the field of science and technology. The Faculty also promotes research activities maintaining close cooperation with the local community.

Department keyword
Mathematics and Physics
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Superconductivity
  • Astrophysics
  • Cosmic Rays
  • LED
  • Nanoscience
  • Synchrotron Radiation
Frontier Materials Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic / Analytical Chemistry
  • Functional Materials Chemistry
  • Bio-Related Chemistry
Global Environment and Disaster Prevention Sciences
  • Astrophysics
  • Environmental Science of the Atmosphere and Hydrosphere
  • Solid Earth Science
  • Natural Disaster Prevention Technology
Electronics and Information Technology
  • Applied Electronics Materials
  • Electronic Information Devices
  • Applied Computer Science
  • Multimedia
Mechanical Science and Engineering
  • Sustainable Environment Conscious System (Environment Sensing Systems, Environment Conscious Engine Systems, Fire Safety Systems)
  • Medical Science and Engineering Technology (Science of Micro-Materials and Functions, Medical Micro-Device Systems, Robot and Intelligent Systems)
Sustainable Energy
  • Advanced Energy Materials
  • Energy Conversion Engineering
  • Geothermal Engineering
  • Electric System Engineering

Note: The above are keywords for research fields in the Faculty of Science and Technology,as this Faculty does not have prescribed courses of study.

Faculty of Science and Technology, Hirosaki University

Faculty of Agriculture and Life Science

Faculty of Agriculture and Life Science

Focusing on both experiments and practical trainings in the fields of biology, agriculture, economics and system engineering.

The Faculty of Agriculture and Life Science consists of the following five departments. The Department of Biology is designed to enable students to understand the mechanism of the life and to study the management and preservation of the natural environment. The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology researches and applies the principal of the life to develop new biotechnology. The Department of Applied Biosciences provides students with a basic background necessary to ensure food and agricultural systems in relationship to human health. The
Department of Agriculture and Horticulture aims to create production methods of garden products and basic food which harmonizes with the natural environment, and promotes the well being of the social economy system. The Department of Agricultural & Environmental Engineering creates a rich and comfortable environment for agricultural production and rural life. Each department offers two educational courses. The Faculty of Agriculture and Life Science has two teaching and research farms, in which students can gain practical experience in the fruit,vegetable, crop and animal production to acquire the foundations in the field of agriculture and life science.

Department Educational Courses
  • Basic Biology
  • Ecology and Environmental Biology
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Life Science and Biochemistry
  • Applied Life Science
Applied Biology and Food Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Plant Protection and Nutrition
International Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Food and Agricultural Economics
Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
  • Irrigation, Drainage and Reclamation Engineering
  • Regional Environment

Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Hirosaki Univ.

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