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Nagoya University Facilities

Cafeteria & Shops

NU Cafeterias offer a variety of menus including Japanese, Western, vegetarian and halal dishes. In addition, Nagoya University is surrounded by restaurants and small coffee shops.
On campus, there are co-op shops, book stores, travel agencies, convenience stores, ATMs and a post office.
With its own subway train station called "Nagoya Daigaku", NU is very accessible by public transportation.



The University Library is composed of the Central Library, the Medical Library, and departmental libraries. The library collection holds about 3,000,000 volumes of books and more than 3000 journals, as well as a large amount of electronics collections available through remote access.
Bilingual access, internet (LAN and WIFI) and study cubical provide a comfortable study atmosphere.
Sports Grounds

Sports Grounds

NU offers various sports facilities including: sports complex, sports facilities, badminton court, basketball court, table tennis, indoor swimming pool, soccer field, track and field facility, baseball field and tennis courts, which NU students can use freely or with their clubs and circles.

International Student Support


HouscingG30 International Programs students are housed in the Ishida Memorial International Residence Myoken for the first year. The "Advising Offices for Housing" provides consultation to students searching for new accommodation and organizes “Moving Out” workshops twice a year. Rent for off-campus, single-room apartments usually falls within 30,000 to 50,000 Yen per month.
Housing information is also available at on-campus places like the Nagoya University Co-op or bulletin boards at the international student center.

Dormitories for International Students

Academic Advising

International Student Advisor and Academic Advisor

Studying overseas is exciting and challenging. International student advisors at each school provide international students with support and guidance in every aspect of life here at NU. From orientation to career counseling, the international student advisors provide a one-stop service for adjustment, academic and personal issues. In addition, G30 students have an assigned professor, who supports as one of their schools’ academic advisor.


Academic Calendar

Health and Medical Care

Nagoya University takes good care of its students’ health. Apart from free mandatory annual physical checkup for all students, the Health Administration Office provides health advice, first-aid and mental health support.

Study Abroad

  Nagoya University Study Abroad Office

We support students considering studying abroad to do their own planning and complete the necessary processes. If you start thinking about studying abroad, please make a reservation for individual consultation by Email.
For more information, contact the Study Abroad Office directly.

Office Hours Mon.-Fri. 8:30-17:00
Tel: +81- (0) 52-789-4594
Email:  abroad* (replace * with @)

Clubs & Recreation

Nagoya University Festival (Meidaisai / 名大祭)

Nagoya University Festival (Meidaisai / 名大祭)June is an exciting month at NU, not only for students but for everyone in town. The biggest university festival in Central Japan is held at NU, attracting over 50,000 visitors every year. You are sure to enjoy live performances, open lectures, various entertainments and many food booths organized by the students at this colorful and exciting event. In addition, the event focuses on environmental efforts.

Nagoya University Festival


ClubsNagoya University offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities that provide all kinds of opportunities to meet students sharing similar interests. From cultural to vocational and from athletics to academics, there are more than 100 students’ clubs and societies waiting to enrich your campus life. Some also provide the opportunity to experience captivating aspects of traditional and contemporary Japanese culture. Valuing history and tradition, NU encourages many uniquely Japanese sports and activities such as traditional martial arts or Japanese tea ceremony.

List of Clubs and Circles

Future and Career

Post Graduate Studies and Research
Nagoya University aims to foster world-class intellectual achievement through creative and challenging activities in research and education. With research experience being included in undergraduate studies, a remarkably high percentage of NU students continue on to postgraduate studies and embark on a search for scientific truths and advanced knowledge.
Due to NU’s world-wide recognition, NU graduates moreover have the chance to further their studies at Nagoya University, in Japanese and English taught graduate programs, or at any renowned overseas university. Furthermore, NU has more than 300 international agreements, which provides NU graduates students research exchange and overseas experiences.


Nagoya University Career Services Office (CSO)
University education aims to open up more doors for students after they graduate. The Career Services Office designed for students provides various support mechanisms to students, helping them pave the way for high achieving careers in Japan or beyond. Feel free to visit the CSO and let us help you designing a successful career path, exploring options, and making effective career decisions.

Career Service Office

Global Human Resource Program

   -One-on-one career guidance/counseling
   -Career Workshops
Career counselor and coordinator designated to G30 students are available on campus. Whether you seek for career consulting, resume reviewing, or job-opening information gathering, the CSO is the place to be.

Internship Programs

Students can gain real work experiences and knowledge of industry expectations through various internship programs. Some companies are offering internship opportunities especially for foreign students.

Corporate Information Sessions

Some of companies visit the CSO to ask for information on recruiting talented individuals per year. We offer those companies to hold information sessions on campus. Students will have various chances to speak with representatives of highly regarded companies in person.

Corporate-Student Mixers

Once a year, the CSO holds “Corporate-Student Mixer.” We invite representatives from various industry-leading companies. The G30 students present their unique backgrounds and future visions, as corporate representatives present their companies’ responsibilities and visions. The mixer includes a small discussion period for participants to exchange opinions and to ask each other questions. The G30 students are given opportunities to take a head start in developing awareness towards their careers after graduation.

On-Campus Job Fairs

On-campus job fairs for international students, Japanese students who have been studied abroad, and Japanese returnee students (kikoku-shijo) are held every year. Companies in various industries interested in especially Nagoya University students with international backgrounds gathers at one place to give students presentations and to have students interviewed.

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