Ibaraki University

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Ibaraki University
茨城大学
Location Mito, Ibaraki, Kantō, Japan
Website ibaraki.ac.jp

Ibaraki University (茨城大学, Ibaraki Daigaku?), Japan, is a national university located in Ibaraki Prefecture, with campuses in the cities of Mito, Ami and Hitachi. It was established on May 31, 1949, integrating these prewar institutions: Mito High School (Mito Koto-Gakko), Ibaraki Normal School (Ibaraki Shihan-Gakko), Ibaraki Juvenile Normal School (Ibaraki Seinen Shihan-Gakko), and Taga Technical Specialists' College (Taga Kogyo Senmon-Gakko). The initial colleges were the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Education, and the College of Engineering.

Undergraduate and Graduate Schools[edit]

Undergraduate Courses
Graduate Courses
  • Graduate School of Humanities
  • Graduate School of Education
  • Graduate School of Science and Engineering
  • Graduate School of Agriculture

Research Institutes[edit]

  • Institute of Regional Studies
  • Institute of Izura Art Culture
  • Institute of Applied Beam Sciences

Timeline[edit]

  • 1952, April - Ibaraki Prefectural University of Agriculture (Noka Daigaku) was placed under national management and established as the College of Agriculture, Ibaraki University
  • 1955, June - Establishment of Izura Institute of Arts and Culture
  • 1955, July - Establishment of the Junior College of Technology
  • 1967, June - Establishment of the College of Humanities, the College of Science, and the College of Liberal Arts as a result of the reorganization of the College of Arts and Sciences
  • 1968, April - Establishment of the Graduate School of Engineering
  • 1969, January - Establishment of the Institute of General Regional Studies*
  • 1970, April - Establishment of the Graduate School of Agriculture
  • 1973, April - Opening of the University Health Center
  • 1979, April - Establishment of the Graduate School of Science
  • 1985, April - Became a constitutive university for the United Graduate School of Agricultural Science (Doctoral program) in Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
  • 1985, July - Establishment of the Information Processing Center*
  • 1988, April - Establishment of the Graduate School of Education
  • 1989, May - Establishment of the Center for Cooperative Research and Development
  • 1991, April - Establishment of the Graduate School of Humanities, and the Center for Instrumental Analysis
  • 1992, April - Establishment of the Center for Education and Research in Lifelong Learning
  • 1993, March - Abolition of the Junior College of Technology
  • 1993, April - Establishment of the Graduate School of Engineering (Doctoral program)
  • 1995, April - Merger of the Graduate School of Engineering and the Graduate School of Science into the Graduate School of Science and Engineering
  • 1996, March - Abolition of the College of Liberal Arts
  • 1996, April - Establishment of Center for Research and Development in University Education*
  • 1997, April - Establishment of Center for Water Environmental Studies
  • 1998, April - Reorganization of Information Processing Center
  • 1999, April - Opening of Gene Research Center

* indicates facilities established according to the university's internal decisions.

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Coordinates: 36°24′04″N 140°26′35″E / 36.40111°N 140.44306°E / 36.40111; 140.44306