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A new pathway for a new millennium - Osaka University

Osaka University—or Handai as it is known colloquially—traces its roots to two unique places of study: the Kaitokudo, an academy founded by five local merchants in 1724, and the Tekijuku school, established in 1838 by Koan Ogata, a pioneer of European medicine. The Kaitokudo and Tekijuku are the foundations and inspiration of the ‘Handai style’ that places emphasis on cutting-edge research, creation of new research fields, respect for liberal arts at the graduate school level, and contributions to society by active university-industrial collaboration. Now in the 21st century, the university is a world-class institute consisting of over 30,000 students and staff, 11 undergraduate schools, 16 graduate schools, 5 research institutes, 4 libraries, 2 hospitals, and 24 collaborative-use facilities dispersed over the Suita, Toyonaka, and Minoh campuses. 

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