[link|158|Nagoya University homepage]Originally started as a hospital (1871) and later as Aichi Medical College (1920), Nagoya University became its name and rank as an Imperial University in 1939.
[img|137|Nagoya University Campus, Toyota Auditor…]In FY 2010, Nagoya University has a staff of 3,180, who serve 9.700 undergraduates and 6.154 graduate students. Revenues stand at 102,9 billion yen (817 million €). President is Professor Michinari HAMAGUCHI, D. Med.
The University at present has 14 Schools/Graduate Schools, 8 Research Institutes, and operates 17 Inter-Departmental Education and Research Centers. Many of these institutions have activities in the field of the life sciences.