About Us

Faculty of Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering
School of Engineering
Hokkaido University

Location Kita 13, Nishi 8, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-8628, Japan
Phone +81-11-716-8832
Fax +81-11-706-7895
Website https://www.eng.hokudai.ac.jp/english/

Number of Students

Undergraduate Students

As of May 1, 2022
Applied Science and Engineering522
Electronics and Information Engineering587
Mechanical and Intelligent System Engineering398
Socio-Environmental Engineering677
Others1 Auditor and 5 Special auditors

Graduate Students

As of May 1, 2022
Others32 (Research Students, Special Research Students, Special Auditors)

Doctoral Degrees Conferred

Unit: Number of Degrees; Academic 2021
Doctoral Degreesby Courseworkby Dissertation
Grand Total2,512 (Since 1958)1,532 (Since 1962)

Staff numbers

As of May 1, 2022
Teaching Staff Professors82
Associate Professors97
Assistant Professors68
Specially Appointed Professors9
Specially Appointed Associate Professors5
Specially Appointed Assistant Professors11
Guest Professors37
Guest Associate Professors11
Invited Professors2
Other staff Administrative staff69
Technical staff55

Budget, External Funding, etc.


Fiscal Year 2021
CategoryAmounts (in thousands of yen)
Operational Grants961,250

Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, etc.

Fiscal Year 2021
Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research 3211,057,265
Subsidy for Internationalization of Universities: Inter-University Exchange Project 1 14,528
Grants for Global Nuclear-HRD Initiative and Other Programs 114,826
Other grants from government ministries/agencies 17109,815
Other grants, etc. 617,974/td>
Total 3461,214,408

Collaborative Research, etc.

Fiscal Year 2021
CategoryNumber of programsAmount (in thousands of yen)
Joint research 208527,597
Commissioned research 1581,228,313
Commissioned programs 6371,528
Donations 268290,794
Total 6972,118,232

Land and Buildings

As of May 1, 2022
Land131,831 m2
Buildings(47 in total)125,727 m2

* Including the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology.

Library Holdings

As of May 31, 2022
Books (volumes)Periodicals (titles)

* Including the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology.

International Exchange

Faculty/Dep.-level Exchange Agreements

As of May 1, 2021
Country/regionCounterpartContents(※)Date of Conclusion/renewal
IndiaIndian Institute of Technology, HyderabadA, S, I2016.12.2
Indian Institute of Technology, MadrasA, S, I2017.1.27
Indian Institute of Technology, KanpurA, S2018.10.22
IndonesiaFaculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Institut of Teknologi BandungA, S2000.8.11
CambodiaInstitute of Technology of CambodiaA, S, I2016.10.21
Sri LankaUniversity of MoratuwaA, S2017.6.6
KoreaCollege of Engineering, Chungbuk National UniversityA, S2002.11.22
College of Engineering, Seoul National UniversityS, I2011.1.17
College of Engineering, College of Urban Sciences, University of IncheonA2011.5.26
College of Engineering Sciences, Hanyang UniversityA, S2011.9.19
Pohang University of Science and TechnologyA, S2016.6.8
College of Engineering, Pusan National UniversityA, S2016.8.4
ThailandSirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat UniversityA, S2007.5.15
School of Engineering and Technology, Asian Institute of TechnologyD2011.3.17
Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn UniversityI2011.9.5
Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart UniversityI2014.2.13
Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and TechnologyA, S2020.2.27
ChinaShenyang University of TechnologyA1985.6.24
School of Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityA1992.11.23
Engineering Faculty, Harbin Engineering UniversityA, S2008.8.18
Harbin Institute of TechnologyA, S2009.8.11
Xi'an University of Architecture and TechnologyA, S2010.6.12
Northeastern UniversityA, S2011.3.9
School of Science, Xi'an Jiaotong UniversityS2015.6.30
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Engineering Physics, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua UniversityA2012.3.20
Faculty of Engineering , Faculty of the Built Environment, Chongqing UniversityA, S2014.3.7
School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Wuhan University of TechnologyA, S2014.3.28
School of Materials Science and Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong UniversityD2017.9.12
School of Civil Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong UniversityA, S, I2017.8.28
Changchun University of Science and TechnologyA, S2017.10.25
School of Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyA, I2018.1.2
School of Civil Engineering, Central South UniversityA, S, I2020.3.28
College of Civil and Transportation Engineering,Shenzhen UniversityA, S2020.9.7
TaiwanCollege of Engineering, National Taiwan UniversityS2014.3.11
College of Engineering, National Taipei University of TechnologyA, S, I2017.7.31
College of Engineering, College of Science, National Central UniversityA, S, I2018.2.5
College of Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and TechnologyA, S, I2019.9.25
PhilippinesCollege of Engineering, Central Mindanao UniversityA, S2016.9.20
Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of TechnologyA, S, I2020.6.10
VietnamHanoi University of Mining and GeologyA, S, I2015.3.19
Faculty of Geology and Petroleum Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Ho Chi Minh University of Technology, vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh CityI2015.4.28
MalaysiaFaculty of Engineering, International Islamic University MalaysiaA, S, I2012.11.12
School of Materials and Mineral Resources Engineering, Universiti Sains MalaysiaI2015.1.19
Universiti Putra MalaysiaA, S, I2018.3.9
MongoliaSchool of Mechanical Engineering and Transportation, School of Applied Sciences, School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, School of Industrial Technology, School of Power Engineering, School of Geology and Mining Engineering, School of Information and Telecommunication Technology, Mongolian University of Science and TechnologyA, S, I2017.1.9
AustraliaScience and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of TechnologyA, I2012. 8. 6
Curtin UniversityA, S2014.8.29
University of Technology SydneyA, S2016.5.25
Faculty of Science and Engineering, Macquarie UniversityA, S2016.11.16
IrelandDublin Institute of TechnologyA, S2015.3.23
ItalyPolitecnico di TorinoE2018.1.16
AustriaTU-WienA, S2016.12.22
GreeceSchool of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of AthensA, S, I2017.1.31
SwitzerlandUniversity of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland(HES-SO)A, S2016.3.8
SwedenFaculty of Science and Engineering, Linköping UniversityA, S2000.8.24
SpainSchool of Architecture, School of Civil Engineering, The Polytechnic University of valenciaA, S2006.1.9
CzechFaculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in PragueA, S, I2015.12.21
GermanySchool of Process Sciences, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, School of Mechanical Engineering and Transport Systems, Technische Universität BerlinA, S2013.12.3
Technische Fachhochschule Georg AgricolaA, S, I2015.4.30
DenmarkSchool of Architecture, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine ArtsA, S2010.3.31
FinlandTampere University of Applied SciencesA, S, I2011.1.12
Faculty of Computing and Electrical Engineering, Tampere UniversityA, S2016.6.29
School of Architecture, Tampere UniversityA, S2018.12.7
School of Arctic Natural Resources and Economy, Lapland University of Applied SciencesA, S, I2019.11.22
FranceÉcole Supérieure des Technologies Industrielles AvancéesA, S2011.10.11
École Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et d’AérotechniqueA, I2011.1.18
PolandAGH University of Science and TechnologyD2010.7.6
RussiaBauman Moscow State Technical UniversityA, S, I2017.4.12
The Institute of Architecture and Design, Pacific National UniversityC2017.10.25
Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil EngineeringA, S, I2019.10.28
U.S.A.George R. Brown School of Engineering, Rice UniversityA, I2011.10.19
College of Earth Resources Sciences and Engineering, Colorado School of MinesA, S2019.1.11
CanadaFaculty of Engineering, University of AlbertaI2017.12.5
MexicoInstituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de MonterreyA, S2010.7.20
ColombiaFaculty of Engineering, Universidad de AntioquiaA, S, I2016.9.7
Burkina FasoInternational Institute for Water and Environmental EngineeringA, S2010.1.26
MozambiqueInstituto Superior Politécnico de TeteA, S, I2018.6.27

Center for Advanced Research of Energy and Materials

Country/regionCounterpartContents(※)Date of Conclusion/renewal
U.S.A.College of Engineering, Lamar UniversityA2008.02.20

(※) A= Academic exchange, S= Student exchange, I= Internship program, D= Double Degree Program , C= Cotutelle Program, E= Erasmus+ Programme

University-level Exchange Agreements

As of May 1, 2021
Country/regionCounterpartContents(※)Date of Conclusion/renewal
IndiaIndian Institute of Technology, BombayA, S2018.1.15
Indian Institute of Technology, MadrasA, S2018.3.26
Indian Institute of Technology, HyderabadA, S2018.4.2
IndonesiaUniversity of Palangka RayaA, S2006.8.26
Institut Teknologi BandungA, S2014.3.20
KoreaSeoul National UniversityA, S1997.10.1
Chonbuk National UniversityA, S2000.2.9
Yeungnam UniversityA, S2000.8.4
Chungnam National UniversityA, S2001.7.9
Kangwon National UniversityA, S2003.6.13
Chungbuk National UniversityA, S2007.12.6
Hankyong National UniversityA, S2009.2.16
Dongeui UniversityA, S2009.4.23
Korea Maritime UniversityA, S2010.6.3
Incheon National UniversityA, S2012.4.16
Hanyang UniversityA, S2012.7.10
ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology BeijingA, S1986.12.26
Zhejiang UniversityA, S2002.1.20
Tsinghua UniversityA, S2008.6.30
Ocean University of ChinaA, S2011.2.3
The Chinese University of Hong KongA, S2011.9.30
Shanghai Jiaotong UniversityA, S2011.10.19
Huazhong University of Science and TechnologyA, S2012.12.27
Hunan UniversityA, S2013.10.10
Northeastern UniversityA, S2018.4.25
TaiwanNational Tsing Hua UniversityA, S2012.8.17
National Cheng Kung UniversityA, S2013.1.23
National Chiao Tung UniversityA, S2013.3.22
ThailandAsian Institute of TechnologyA, S2008.11.4
Chulalongkorn UniversityA, S2009.7.3
Thammasat UniversityA, S2014.1.30
King Mongkut's University of Technology ThonburiA, S2013.12.24
King Mongkut's Institute of Technology LadkrabangA, S2014.5.30
NepalTribhuvan UniversityA, S2010.10.24
New ZealandGNS ScienceA2014.2.28
FinlandUniversity of OuluA, S2006.12.11
Aalto UniversityA, S2013.7.5
SwitzerlandETH ZurichA, S2020.11.5
U.K.University of WarwickA, S2000.1.5
HungaryBudapest University of Technology and EconomicsA, S2004.11.4
SwedenRoyal Institute of TechnologyA, S2009.12.11
GermanyTechnische Universität MünchenA, S2010.7.6
PolandAGH University of Science and TechnologyA, S2010.7.6
FranceÉcole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et d'AérotechniqueA, S2013.3.25
RussiaPacific National UniversityA, S2014.12.25
U.S.A.University of Wisconsin, MadisonA, S1987.4.21
CanadaUniversity of AlbertaA, S1997.8.13
University of MontrealA, S2015.6.29
Saudi ArabiaKing Abdulaziz UniversityA, S2010.7.8

(※) A= Academic exchange, S= Student exchange

International Students by Country

As of May 1, 2021
AreaCountry/regionUndergraduateGraduateSubtotalThe othersGrand Total
India 1717 17
Singapore 111
Sri Lanka333
North America
Latin America
Central Asia
Middle East
Cabo Verde222
Burkina Faso111
Total 6325331611327

International Students by Funding Source

As of May 1, 2021
Japanese Government Scholarship324173
Foreign Government Scholarship01111
Other International Students8311
Grand Total71256327
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