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Yamagata University is one of the largest comprehensive national universities in eastern Japan, with six faculties: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Regional Education and Culture, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Engineering, and Faculty of Agriculture. With the theme of "coexistence of nature and humans," we will enter a new era based on the three missions of "regional revitalization, next-generation formation, and multicultural coexistence" and the educational philosophy of "cultivating human resources with rich humanity." We aim to cultivate appropriate human power and produce human resources in harmony with knowledge, virtue, and body in society.A three-year integrated basic education program that develops a wide range of liberal arts education that takes advantage of general universities, acquisition of learning skills, knowledge, and abilities necessary for academic practice, and the ability to live powerfully when entering society. It is expanding.

List of faculties / departments
Faculty of Humanities and Social SciencesDepartment of Humanities and Social Sciences Capacity 290
Faculty of Regional Education and CultureDepartment of Regional Education and Culture Capacity 175 people
Faculty of ScienceScience Department Capacity 210
Faculty of medicineMedical department capacity 113 people
Nursing Department Capacity 60 people
Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Polymer and Organic Materials Engineering Capacity 140 people
Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology Capacity 140 people
Department of Information and Electronics Capacity 150 people
Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering Capacity 140 people
Department of Architecture and Design Capacity 30 people
Department of System Creation Engineering (Flex Course) Capacity 50 people
Faculty of AgricultureDepartment of Food, Life and Environment Capacity 165 people

Contact information, address, etc.
Zip Code990-8560
Address1-4-12 Kojirakawa, Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture
DepartmentEnrollment Management Department

Scholarship information
Scholarship nameEligible personsof peopleSalary / loan
Susumu Yamazawa Scholarship
8 people[Benefits] [Reduction/exemption] 5 yen/month benefit Enrollment fee and tuition fee exempted (4 years, 6 years for medical school)
Yamagata University Area Campus Mogami Hideya Tsuchida Scholarship
1 people[Benefits] [Reduction/exemption] 4 yen/month benefit Enrollment fee and tuition fee exempted (4 years, 6 years for medical school)
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Yamagata University Article List

Changes in wintering behavior of wild animals in the face of extremely heavy snowfall Analysis of 1144km mountain ski expedition Yamagata University

 Recent climate change is causing global warming, while increasing the frequency and scale of extreme weather events such as heavy rain, intense heat, and heavy snow, making it difficult to conserve wildlife […]

Characteristics of the Nara Park deer population, such as long-term isolation and genetic uniqueness, are changing.

 A joint research group from Fukushima University, Nara University of Education, and Yamagata University used DNA analysis to investigate the kinship of deer in Nara City, and to determine the origins of the deer in the management area.

Yamagata University releases verification results of entrance exam scoring mistakes, creates new department to prevent recurrence

 Yamagata University's Recurrence Prevention Review Committee has investigated the issue of a scoring error in Yamagata University's 2023 general entrance exam that caused five examinees to fail.

Young women tend to have higher cerebral blood flow than men, confirmed by Nagoya City University

 Lecturer Shigeki Yamada of the Nagoya City University Institute of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Assistant Professor Hiroto Kono of the Shiga University School of Medicine, Nagoya City University, Shiga University of Medicine, the University of Tokyo […]

Yamagata University plans to establish a new "Social Co-Creation Digital Academic Circle (tentative name)" in April 2025, with the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Regional Education and Culture, and Faculty of Science collaborating

 Yamagata University will launch the “Social Co-Creation Digital Academic Circle (tentative name)” in April 2025 as a new interdisciplinary degree program that utilizes digital technology.

Yamagata University Article List