The history of Niigata University dates back to more than 150 years, making it a prestigious university. They have contributed significantly to Japanese higher education and research ever since the new university system established us as a national institution in 1949.
- Niigata University has fostered joint research and educational endeavours with foreign universities as part of its ongoing commitment to bringing a global perspective to all of its programmes and activities.
- On December 24, 2021, Niigata University adopted the "Niigata University Open Access Policy" in an effort to make our research outputs freely available to a larger public. According to the policy, academic papers written by members of our professors, staff, and others and published in scholarly journals must be made publicly accessible via the Niigata University Academic Repository or another method of the author's choice.