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Graduate School of Agriculture

・Department of Agricultural Biology
・Department of Applied Biological Chemistry
・Department of Environmental Sciences and Technology

The Graduate School of Agriculture trains highly skilled professionals who can play an active role in related industrial fields or governmental administration, with the ability to apply their knowledge to “securing and effective use of biological resources,” “sustainable food production and consumption,” “formation of a rich living environment,” “conservation and creation of biocultural diversity,” and “contribution to health issues.” Additionally, students will acquire the ability to play an active role in several aspects of society through a rich culture,
communication skills, independent and logical thinking, writing skills, information gathering skills, presentation skills, problem solving skills, high ethical standards, and creativity.

Graduate School of Business

・Department of Global Business

The Graduate School of Business aims to cultivate students as leading human resources in the fields of business administration, commerce, and accounting, and to disseminate advanced achievements of management science.

Rooted in the concept of global business, the school conducts joint projects with private sector businesses, overseas educational institutions, and research institutions, aiming to create new academic disciplines and develop as a center of information sharing.

Graduate School of Economics

・Department of Economics

The Graduate School of Economics deals with various aspects of economic issues, from theoretical, historical, philosophical, to empirical perspectives, for conducting research to assess policies and their effects. The Graduate School of Economics aims to be unsurpassed by other leading universities in Japan, through developing highly qualified professionals and researchers with both practical and creative abilities so that they contribute to the global economic society while maintaining high ethical standards.

Graduate School of Engineering

・Division of Aerospace and Marine-System Engineering
・Division of Mechanical Engineering
・Division of Urban Engineering
・Division of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
・Division of Physics and Electronic
・Division of Science and Engineering for Materials, Chemistry and Biology
・Division of Quantum and Radiation Engineering

Engineering” is the fusion of science and technology. The Graduate School of Engineering emphasizes the quest for truth and the creation of scientific and technological knowledge in harmony with the global environment and sustainability. 

The school's philosophy of education and research is the creation of culture through “engineering,” by solving multifaceted problems from a global perspective and by creating outstanding academics, technology, and innovation for the future.

Graduate School of Human Life and Ecology

Division of Human Life and Ecology

The Graduate School of Human Life and Ecology is comprised of the Department of Nutrition, the Department of Living Environment Design, and the Department of Social Welfare Science and Clinical Psychology, which are established based on the basic concepts of food and nutrition, the physics and engineering of the living environment, social welfare, and psychology. The school trains highly specialized researchers and professionals who promote advanced interdisciplinary research that goes beyond conventional frameworks to address daily issues in modern society.

Graduate School of Informatics [Exclusively graduate studies]

Department of Core Informatics
Department of Interdisciplinary Informatics

The Graduate School of Informatics aims to develop students’ capabilities for solving global social issues and to disseminate innovative research. To this end, the school creates new "knowledge" by freely manipulating information and knowledge, and organically integrates informatics and related fields by using artificial intelligence and data analysis as key factors.

Graduate School of Law

Department of Law and Political Science
Law School

The Graduate School of Law consists of the Department of Law and Political Science, which fosters researchers and high-level professionals, and the Law School, which fosters legal professionals.

Through opportunities for close interaction with high-level faculty members, the school fosters researchers, advanced professionals, and legal professionals with expertise in the fields of law and political science.

Graduate School of Literature and Human Sciences

Department of Philosophy and History
Department of Human Behavioral Sciences
Department of Language and Culture
Department of Cultural Management

The Graduate School of Literature and Human Sciences provides a wide range of research systems to respond to this new era of increasing complexity.

The school contributes widely to society by training researchers and advanced professionals based on our research results.

While recognizing the goodness and potential of the self and respecting all others as valuable, the program cultivates the ability to discern the essence of social issues through critical thinking while collaborating with a diverse range of people.

Graduate School of Medicine

・Department of Medical Science
・Department of Basic Medical Science
Department of Clinical Medical Science

To meet local, academic, and international demands and provide high quality education by fostering human resources who will contribute to the development of medical care in the 21st century, the Graduate School of Medicine trains personnel to promote citizen-centered medical care. In addition, the school promotes interdisciplinary and advanced academic research, aiming to train medical personnel with integral and highly specialized knowledge.

Graduate School of Nursing

The Graduate School of Nursing aims to foster human resources who provide healthcare support for the promotion of advanced medical care and for the realization of a society of health and longevity in Osaka, and to conduct and disseminate innovative research in health, medical care, and welfare.

The school cultivates individuals with the following four capacities: (1) The capacity to protect people’s health and QOL; (2) The capacity to contribute to healthcare and medical welfare; (3) The capacity to conduct research based on scientific, creative, and interdisciplinary perspectives; and (4) The capacity to practice autonomous and creative nursing care based on highly specialized knowledge and skills.

Graduate School of Rehabilitation Science

Division of Rehabilitation Science

The Graduate School of Rehabilitation Science consists of the Department of Physical Therapy and the Department of Occupational Therapy, which aim to establish new rehabilitation science that covers health maintenance and promotion, disease and disability prevention, treatment, recovery, and social reintegration and participation through training students with advanced research skills.

Graduate School of Science

Department of Mathematics
Department of Physics
Department of Chemistry
Department of Biology
Department of Geosciences
Department of Biological Chemistry

The Graduate School of Science continues the exploration of natural sciences and mathematics that have supported humankind for generations, expanding the frontiers of universal truth and knowledge.

This school aims to develop and deploy the results obtained in this search for the benefit of society.

The Graduate School of Science is comprehensive; with six departments: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geosciences, and Biological Chemistry, it serves as the education and research core for the university's science-related graduate school program.

Graduate School of Sustainable System Sciences

Course of Sustainable System Sciences

The Graduate School of Sustainable System Sciences fosters researchers and specialists, providing them with a bird’s-eye view of contemporary society. Students are encouraged to deepen their own research specialization, and work to address the issues of sustainability in cooperation with other fields. The school is dedicated to creating interdisciplinary research and education opportunities.

Graduate School of Department of Urban Management

・Department of Urban Management

In this program, students study a wide array of urban management topics, such as city planning, regional regeneration, industrial and public policies, administrative management of local government and Non-Profit Organization(NPO), business innovation and promotion of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for small and medium-sized businesses and startups, and management innovation in healthcare and welfare businesses, from the perspectives of economics, management, political science, law, administration, and regional studies.

Graduate School of Veterinary Science

Department of Veterinary Science

The Graduate School of Veterinary Science is responsible for comprehensive veterinary medicine. The school trains students to contribute to advanced cutting-edge veterinary medicine, studying structure and function in animals, food safety, and prevention of infectious diseases, while sharing their innovative research with the world.