The Ibaraki University was established in 1949 as a new national university, as the enforcement of the 1949 School Education Law (Number 150) by integrating prewar institutions. It was originally comprised of the College of Literature and Science, the College of Education, and the College of Engineering. This was which combined the Old Mito High School, Ibaraki Normal School, Ibaraki National School for Youth, and Taga Technical College.
Ibaraki University has been performing education and research toward the newage, from a global perspective. We provide our students with a wide range oflearning opportunities, across various disciplines, in order for them to buildup professional skills. At the same time, world-leading research achievementsin each discipline are transmitted from here, and furthermore, we promote academicactivities in many fields, which enable us to make a positive contribution tothe society. Ibaraki University, located in the Kanto Plain that faces the PacificOcean, is a base of academic culture, and it is my delight to introduce the university'svarious facets to you on this occasion.
Ibaraki University provides a diverse environment affording learning opportunities that prepare students for successful careers amid the challenges of the 21st Century. The University offers a variety of courses both in general education and specialized studies, including interdisciplinary areas, in order to meet the demands of ongoing changes due to globalization and advances in information technologies.
Ibaraki University continues to pursue research that increases human knowledge and intellectual resources and disseminates the results worldwide. The University trains learned professionals in specialized fields of Engineering, Humanities, Education, Science, and Agriculture.
Recognizing the historical, cultural, and industrial characteristics of the area, Ibaraki University contributes to the local community by providing a Life-long Education Program and cooperating with regional industries.
Location of Ibaraki University
Mito Campus : 2-1-1 Bunkyo, Mito, Ibaraki 310-8512/+81-29-228-8600 (H.Q./Three Colleges)
Hitachi Campus : 4-12-1 Nakanarusawa-cho, HItachi, Ibaraki 316-8511/+81-294-38-5004 (Col. of Eng.)
Ami Campus : 3-21-1 Chuo, Ami-machi, Inashiki-gun, Ibaraki 300-0393/+81-298-87-1261 (Col. of Agr.)