Akita University

秋田大学

Akita University is a university in Akita City. It has three faculties: the Faculty of Education and Human Studies, the School of Medicine, and the Faculty of Engineering and Resource Science.

Akita University (AU) aims for developmentin tune with the local community, and, by acting as a pole of education as well as research in the northern part of the Tohoku region, endeavors to nurture talented youths, and to create and disseminate research results of wide relevance and well-defined originality. In order to realize this goal, an Action Plan, called the “ AU Yoshimura Plan”, composed of 5 pillars: Education, Research, Social Contribution,Globalization and Management  was proposed last September and is currently being implemented.