Message from the President

A Message from the President of the University of Toyama

Toward an attractive and “OMOSHIROI” university!

President of University of Toyama
Saito Shigeru

I am Shigeru Saito, the President of University of Toyama.

We would like to make the University of Toyama an “Omoshiroi” University.
“Omoshiroi” is a Japanese word for interesting, exciting and joyful.

University of Toyama is one of leading national universities in Japan with more than 9,200 students and 2,300 faculty members and staff.We’ve strived for education, research and social contribution.We create new fields of study to develop our society and promote world-class advanced research.
The following is an introduction of the six areas in which the University of Toyama in focusing its efforts.The six fields are carbon neutrality, data science, drug discovery, neuroscience, light metals, and the preservation of traditional crafts.To this end, we believe it is important to connect with the community more than ever before.

Why don’t you join us in creating an “Omoshiroi” university?

Let’s spend your precious time with us and create our bright future together with University of Toyama!