OMU News

Sep 15, 2023

Morinomiya Campus (scheduled to open in the Fall of 2025)

The main campus will open in the fall of 2025 in Morinomiya, an important eastern hub of Osaka's east-west urban axis. With excellent accessibility, it's an ideal location for the campus's Forest of Knowledge concept.


Morinomiya Campus (overview from the west side)
*Note: This is an image rendering and may be subject to change in the future.

Video (Japanese text)

*Note:
This is an architectural visualization of the building. Design and specifications may differ in part from the actual building.
Regarding the facilities, the visualization and the actual use of spaces may differ.
The image of the deck is a visualization after the 1.5 phase development.

Location

2 Morinomiya, Joto-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 536-0025, JAPAN

 (The address of the planned site is shown)

 

Access

  • A roughly 10-minute walk from Morinomiya Station on the JR Loop Line
  • A roughly 10-minute walk from Morinomiya Station on the Osaka Metro Chuo Line

 

Departments to be relocated to Morinomiya Campus

Faculty of Liberal Arts, Sciences and Global Education, School of Literature and Human Sciences, Graduate School of Literature and Human Sciences, School of Medicine (Department of Rehabilitation Science), Graduate School of Rehabilitation Science, School of Human Life and Ecology (Department of Nutrition), Graduate School of Human Life and Ecology (Department of Nutrition), will relocate.

Core education for all undergraduate schools and a college will be conducted at Morinomiya Campus.

Please refer to the Admissions Information Q&A for the main campuses for each undergraduate schools and a college.

 

Q: Where are the campuses for the 11 undergraduate schools and a college located? (Japanese text)

Admissions Information website (Schools and college) (Japanese text)

Admissions Information website (Graduate schools) (Japanese text)

Outline of each campus at the time of Morinomiya Campus establishment

Campus Image

*Note: Each perspective is an image rendering and may be subject to change in the future.


Garden Terrace


Entrance pilotis


Stage square


Garden terrace (south multi-purpose walkway)

Timeline

End of AY2024 Morinomiya Campus construction scheduled to be completed
April 2025 Scheduled installation of systems and relocation of new items
Fall 2025 Scheduled to open in the second half of 2025

Current construction status

*Note: Photographed from the south side of the proposed campus site


As of December 20, 2023 (latest)


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As of April 14, 2023

[Important Notice] Morinomiya Campus opening is rescheduled (December 16, 2022)

Osaka Metropolitan University’s Morinomiya Campus, which has been under construction with the goal of opening in April 2025, was unexpectedly found to contain buried cultural properties, and other objects, including unexploded ordnance. Therefore, the opening of the campus was postponed by 6 months to the second half of 2025.

Japanese Article

https://www.omu.ac.jp/about/campus/morinomiya/index.html