Institute for Advanced Research (IAR)

Nagoya University

Nagoya University’s Institute for Advanced Research was established according to the University’s Academic Charter in 2002 to produce internationally recognized academic research of the highest caliber, and to contribute to society through the research achievements at the Institute. Nagoya University was a leader among Japanese universities in creating such a new academic organization.

To promote the academic development of Nagoya University, the Institute for Advanced Research has three principal functions:

  • As an academy within the University, the Institute communicates excellence in research to members of the University.
  • By providing substantial support to research of international excellence, the Institute contributes to the improvement of quality of research across the University.
  • By actively supporting the independence of outstanding young researchers, the Institute nurtures leaders of the next generation for the University.

Besides the above activities, the Institute also submits recommendations on research advancement to the University leadership. Moreover, it cooperates with various projects, such the Global COE projects, and education conducted at all graduate schools. Finally, by establishing exchange relationships with other institutes of advanced study, it aims at communicating and highlighting the University’s research to a wider society.

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Asia Japan
Institution type
Foreign Institutions Institutes for advanced study Universities and university institutes