Osaka University was established as an Imperial University in 1931. The region is in the geographic center of Japan, surrounded on three sides by mountains. Osaka has a population of approximately 8.8 million, making it the second most populous area after Tokyo.
- Osaka University has 10 Faculties/Schools, 14 Graduate Schools, five Research Institutes, and two National Facilities for joint use.
- Osaka is one of Japan's largest and most respected institutions for research and higher learning, maintaining an especially high reputation in the fields of medicine, science, and engineering.
- Students enroll in their Short-term Student Exchange Program (OUSSEP) which provides a selection of courses taught in English as well as independent study opportunities, group activities, and excursions.
- Basic knowledge of the Japanese language is desirable but not a prerequisite for this program. Four levels of Japanese are among the OUSSEP course offerings.
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