History

Hirosaki University was established in the former castle town of Hirosaki in 1949. It is a national university and is located in Aomori Prefecture, situated at the northern end of Honshu Island.

May, 1949
Hirosaki Medical College, Aomori Medical School, Hirosaki Higher School, Aomori Normal School and Aomori Youth Normal School were incorporated in accordance with the National School Establishment Law into a "new-system" university with three faculties (Arts and Science, Education, Medicine) and a university library.
Apr., 1965
Faculty of Arts and Science reorganized into Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Science.
Apr., 1969
One-Year Postgraduate Course in Science established. (Abolished in March, 1978.)
Apr., 1977
Graduate Course of Science (M.Sc.) established.
Oct., 1997
Faculty of Science and Faculty of Agriculture reorganized into "Faculty of Science and Technology" and "Faculty of Agriculture and Life Science".
Apr., 2002
Graduate School of Science and Graduate School of Agriculture reorganized into "Graduate School of Science and Technology" and "Graduate School of Agriculture and Life Science".
Apr., 2004
National University Corporation HIROSAKI UNIVERSITY established.
Graduate School of Science and Technology (Ph. D) established.