Kyoto University

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Kyoto University
京都大学
Motto自由の学風
Motto in English
Freedom of academic culture
TypeNational
EstablishedFounded June 18, 1897
Endowment¥ 250.2 billion (2.2 billion USD)
Academic staff
2,864 (Teaching Staff)[1]
Administrative staff
5,397 (Total Staff)[1]
Students22,707[1]
Undergraduates13,399[2]
Postgraduates9,308[3]
Location, ,
CampusUrban,
135 ha (333 acres)
Athletics48 varsity teams
ColorsDark blue  
NicknameKyodai
AffiliationsKansai Big Six, Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning
MascotNone
Websitewww.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Kyoto University (京都大学, Kyōto daigaku), or Kyodai (京大, Kyōdai) is a Japanese university in Kyoto. It is the second oldest Japanese university.[4] It is in the city of Kyoto in Kyoto Prefecture

History[change | change source]

Kyoto Imperial University (京都帝國大學, Kyōto-teikoku-daigaku) was established on June 1897 as a part of the Imperial university system.[5]

The College of Law and the College of Medicine were founded in 1899, and the College of Letters was established in 1906.[5]

In October 1947, Kyoto Imperial University was renamed Kyoto University.[4]

Organization[change | change source]

Kyoto University has the following schools.[6]

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Notable alumni[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Kyoto University: 2008/2009 Facts and Figures" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on July 29, 2012. Retrieved 2008-10-31.
  2. http://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/ja/issue/ku_eprofile/documents/facts_2008.pdf%7C[permanent dead link]
  3. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on July 29, 2012. Retrieved 2008-10-31.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kyoto University, "Historical Sketch" Archived 2012-07-28 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-6-10.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Kyoto University, "Chronological Table" Archived 2012-10-15 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-6-10.
  6. "Departments". Kyoto University. Archived from the original on May 21, 2011.
  7. A law school (school for students who want be a lawyer) is independently operated.
  8. School of Public Health is independently operated.
  9. Kasahara, M., Takada, Y., Egawa, H., Fujimoto, Y., Ogura, Y., Ogawa, K., ... & Tanaka, K. (2005). Auxiliary partial orthotopic living donor liver transplantation: Kyoto University experience. American journal of transplantation, 5(3), 558-565.
  10. Sakamoto, S., Egawa, H., Kanazawa, H., Shibata, T., Miyagawa‐Hayashino, A., Haga, H., ... & Uemoto, S. (2010). Hepatic venous outflow obstruction in pediatric living donor liver transplantation using left‐sided lobe grafts: Kyoto University experience. Liver Transplantation, 16(10), 1207-1214.
  11. Morioka, D., Kasahara, M., Takada, Y., Shirouzu, Y., Taira, K., Sakamoto, S., ... & Tanaka, K. (2005). Current role of liver transplantation for the treatment of urea cycle disorders: a review of the worldwide English literature and 13 cases at Kyoto University. Liver transplantation, 11(11), 1332-1342.
  12. Tamura, Y., Tanaka, S., Asato, R., Hirano, S., Yamashita, M., Tamaki, H., & Ito, J. (2007). Therapeutic outcomes of laryngeal cancer at Kyoto University Hospital for 10 years. Acta Oto-Laryngologica, 127(sup557), 62-65.
  13. Kokubo, M., Mitsumori, M., Ishikura, S., Nagata, Y., Fujishiro, S., Inamoto, T., ... & Hiraoka, M. (2000). Results of breast-conserving therapy for early stage breast cancer: Kyoto University experiences. American journal of clinical oncology, 23(5), 499-505.
  14. Kozaki, K., Kasahara, M., Oike, F., Ogawa, K., Fujimoto, Y., Ogura, Y., ... & Tanaka, K. (2002). Apheresis Therapy for Living‐Donor Liver Transplantation: Experience of Apheresis Use for Living‐Donor Liver Transplantation at Kyoto University. Therapeutic Apheresis, 6(6), 478-483.

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Coordinates: 35°01′34″N 135°46′51″E / 35.026212°N 135.780842°E / 35.026212; 135.780842