Gifu Pharmaceutical University

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Gifu Pharmaceutical University
Gifu Yakka Daigaku
Gifu Pharmaceutical University1.jpg
Type Public university
Established 1949
Location Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan
Website Gifu Pharmaceutical University

Gifu Pharmaceutical University (岐阜薬科大学, Gifu Yakka Daigaku) is a municipal university located in the city of Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. The predecessor of the school was founded in 1932, and it was chartered as a university in 1949.[1]

International exchanges[edit]

The university has added to Gifu's sister city exchanges by becoming a sister university or setting up an academic exchange program with three of Gifu's sister cities: Hangzhou (China), Cincinnati (United States) and Florence (Italy).[2] It has had a sister university agreement with Zhejiang University in Hangzhou since 1984. Since then, it has set up exchange programs with the pharmacy programs at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio and the University of Florence, which were started in 1991 and 1993, respectively. It also has had a relationship with China Pharmaceutical University since 1982.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Gifu-shi no Ayumi (Outline of Gifu City 2005). Gifu City Hall, April 2005.
  2. ^ GPU: Brief History. Gifu Pharmaceutical University. Accessed January 21, 2008.

Coordinates: 35°27′56.2″N 136°44′1.8″E / 35.465611°N 136.733833°E / 35.465611; 136.733833