Kagoshima University

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Kagoshima University
鹿児島大学
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Type Public (National)
Established 1949
President Yoshizane Maeda[1]
Administrative staff
2,444[2]
Students 10,498 (2015)[3]
Undergraduates 8,953 (2015)[3]
Postgraduates 1,545 (2015)[3]
Location Kagoshima, Kagoshima, Japan
Campus Korimoto
Shimoarata
Sakuragaoka
Website Official website

Kagoshima University (鹿児島大学 Kagoshima Daigaku?), or Kadai (鹿大?) is a Japanese national university located in Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.

There are three campuses:

  • Shimoarata: Faculty of Fisheries
  • Sakuragaoka: Faculty of Medicine
  • Korimoto: Faculties of Engineering, Science, Agriculture, Education, Humanities and Literature

The University's Nansei-Toko Observatory for Earthquakes and Volcanoes is represented on the national Coordinating Committee for Earthquake Prediction.[4]

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Coordinates: 31°34′18″N 130°32′42″E / 31.57167°N 130.54500°E / 31.57167; 130.54500