Welcome to the Faculty of Science, University of Toyama!
The University of Toyama has a long tradition of excellence in scientific education since its initial foundation in 1949 as a faculty of humanities and science. Today our faculty is comprised of six departments: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Earth Sciences and Environmental Biology and Chemistry. The Graduate School offers a two-year master's program, and two three-year PhD programs.
The goal of our faculty is to nurture professionals with an education in basic science who will persistently search for the truth, and who will be able to contribute to societal progress in the future. Based on these principles, we are looking for the following types of students:
- Students with the basic knowledge, and the abilities to understand and think logically, and to communicate their ideas, which are essential for the study of natural science
- Students with strong curiosities about diverse natural phenomena and a wide-range studies in the natural science
- Students with inquisitive and aggressive mind to solve new problems
- Students who want to contribute to their local communities and the international society, through various fields of natural science
To realize our goal, we make every effort to provide high-quality classes and research environments. We encourage you to join us and enjoy our excellent educational and research environments.