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Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine

University/Junior College

University

Co-ed/Women Only

Co-ed

Year of Foundation

1941

History
Vision and Mission
Official Website
English
Link
Features
Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine was founded as the Obihiro Technical School of Veterinary Medicine in 1941. Throughout its 70-year history, the school has continued to develop in order to keep pace with the changing times and academic developments. The basic policy of our university is to contribute to the local communities and international society through human resource training in the advancement fundamental and applied research related to veterinary medicine, agriculture, and animal husbandry. This is where we are at our strongest. Making the best use of this advantageous educational and research environment, our university promotes education and research in the following fields: utilization of biotechnology such as genetic engineering at the molecular level of organisms utilization of animals and plants at an individual level, food production and processing, nutrition and function of food, crop rotation, and utilization of biomass energy. We are the only university in Japan that has "the preservation of food safety" as one of its core principles and objectives. We think it is our mission to establish of environmentally-friendly and sustainable agriculture that is recognized throughout the world.
TEL
0155-49-5216
Email
Contact Info (for International Students)
Student Services Section
rgk@obihiro.ac.jp

Schools

As of May 1, 2019

School of Agriculture and Animal Science
Graduate School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences and Agriculture

International Networks

Membership of International University Associations
Partnerships with Overseas Institutions
Numbers of Partner Institutions Overseas for Student Exchange
26
Numbers of Partner Institutions Overseas for Research
Office for Concluding Partnerships

International and Regional Collaboration Section

Data Collection

As of May 1, 2019

Overall Income
5,315,014,000 yen
Gift, Grant and Contract Income
590,801,656 yen
Competitive External Research Funds
Number of Full-time Academic Staff/Faculty Members
129

1356
students

Total Enrollment

1175
students

Undergraduate Enrollment

143
students

Graduate Enrollment

Third-party Quality Assurance

Institutional Accreditation
  • NIAD-QE (2017)
Program Accreditation

Campus Location

Main Campus

Obihiro campus

Inada, Obihiro, 080-8555, Hokkaido Google Map

Schools:


Location Type and Access
Suburban Link
Facilities and Services
  • Athletic Grounds and Facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Rest areas
  • Computer rooms
  • Environments for independent learning other than the library (e.g., learning commons)
  • Barrier-free Universal Design
  • Cafeteria/On-Campus Store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students

Academic Support

Academic Support
  • Assignment of a tutor; Support from educational support staff members, TAs, RAs, etc.
  • Programs and support to strengthen language (Japanese) abilities
  • Support by fellow students (peer support/buddy system)
  • Support in English or an international student’s native language
  • Other support for international students
Cultural Experience Opportunities

Dormitories/School-supported Housing

Halls of Residence/Dormitories provided
Provided
Monthly Fees in Yen: 15,500
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Men
  • Women
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student
  • Short-term exchange student
  • Long-term exchange student
  • Family with several members
Monthly Fees in Yen: 10,400
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Men
  • Women
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student
  • Short-term exchange student
  • Long-term exchange student
  • Family with several members
Monthly Fees in Yen: 4,600
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Men
  • Women
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student
  • Short-term exchange student
  • Long-term exchange student

Accommodation Support

Other Housing and Accommodation

Accommodation Support for International Academic Staff
Academic Staff Housing Provided

Link

Employment Opportunities on Campus

Employment Opportunities
  • Part-time jobs on campus; TAs and RAs
  • Part-time jobs on campus; Others

Health Care

Physical and Mental Health Support (for International Students)
  • Physical Assistance / Mental Counseling in Japanese
  • Health Check
  • Limited Medical Assistance
Link
Facilities and Services
  • Athletic Grounds and Facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Rest areas
  • Computer rooms
  • Environments for independent learning other than the library (e.g., learning commons)
  • Barrier-free Universal Design
  • Cafeteria/On-Campus Store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students
Disability Support Services

Libraries

Libraries
University Library Link

Centers and Institutes

Web Pages of Centers and Institutes
Published Academic Articles and Citations
Campus Publication