Founded Jun. 18, 1
University Type and Campus :
Urban, 135 ha (333 acres)
Kyoto University (京都大学, Kyōto daigaku?), or Kyodai (京大, Kyōdai?) is a national university in Kyoto, Japan. It is the second oldest Japanese university, one of Asia's highest ranked universities and one of Japan's National Seven Universities. One of Asia’s leading research-oriented institutions, Kyoto University is famed for producing world-class researchers, including ten Nobel Prize laureates, two Fields medalists and one Gauss Prize winner.
Motto: Freedom of academic culture
Endowment: ¥ 250.2 billion (2.2 billion USD)
Administrative staff: 5,397 (Total Staff)
Gender ratio (in percentage)