University of Fukui

University of Fukui
Type Public (National)
Established 1949
President Mitsufumi Mayumi[1]
Administrative staff
1,396 (as of 2005)
Undergraduates 4,177 (as of 2005)
Postgraduates 961 (as of 2005)
Location Fukui, Fukui, Japan
Mascot None

The University of Fukui (福井大学 Fukui Daigaku, abbreviated to 福大 Fukudai) is a national university of Japan located in the city of Fukui, the capital of Fukui Prefecture, Japan.


University of Fukui was established in 1949 by integrating three national colleges in Fukui Prefecture: Fukui Normal School (福井師範学校 Fukui shihan gakkō, founded in 1873), Fukui Normal School for Youth (福井青年師範学校 Fukui seinen shihan gakkō, founded in 1944) and Fukui Technical College (福井工業専門学校 Fukui kōgyō semmon gakkō, founded in 1923).

The university at first had two faculties: Faculty of Liberal Arts and Faculty of Engineering.

Faculties and Graduate Schools

University of Fukui Entrance Gate


Graduate Schools


Education and Regional Studies, Engineering
Medical Sciences


Coordinates: 36°04′37″N 136°12′43″E / 36.07694°N 136.21194°E / 36.07694; 136.21194

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