Research and Education

Hokkaido University offers a broad-based educational experience, world-class research facilities, and all the attractions of living in the cosmopolitan city of Sapporo. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming, its campuses clean and safe, located in a breath-takingly beautiful setting.

In 2014, Hokkaido University was ranked 39th in the QS World University Rankings in the field of Agriculture/Forestry and within the top 100 in six fields―Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Biological Sciences, and Earth/Ocean Sciences. Since it’s inclusion as one of the Imperial Universities back in 1907, it has remained in the top tier universities in Japan.

Graduates benefit from the University’s determination to develop curious minds that are ready to embrace challenges and acquire knowledge, reveal new global perspectives and find solutions which change society for the better.