Nara Institute of Science and Technology

1. Introduction

It is a national university located in Takayama-cho, Ikoma City in Nara Prefecture, consisting of graduate schools. As a core institution of the Kansai Science City, NAIST is engaged in research and education of advanced information technology in the fields of information science, biological sciences, and materials science.

As a national university composed solely of graduate schools, NAIST conducts advanced research and educates accomplished individuals to support the development of society through science and technology.


  • To promote high-level research in advanced science and technology
  • To develop international leaders in research
  • To train competent specialists capable of contributing to national society and the economy
  • To promote relationships between science and the community and the creation of a scientifically literate population


Organization Chart

Nara Institute of Science and Technology
8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma, NARA 630-0192 JAPAN

 Nara Institute of Science and Technology

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