Muroran Institute of Technology
, abbreviated as MuroranIT or MuIT, is a national university
Japanese national university
As of 2008, there were 87 , 89 public universities and 580 private universities in Japan. National universities, tend to be held in higher regard in higher education in Japan than private or public universities....
in Muroran, Hokkaidō
is a city and port located in Iburi, Hokkaidō, Japan. It is the capital city of Iburi Subprefecture.As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 96,724 and a density of 1,210 people per km². The total area is 80.65 km².- History :...
Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south...
. The predecessor of the school was founded in 1887, and it was chartered as a university in 1949.
Muroran Institute of Technology is a technical institute which is composed of the Faculty of Engineering, a four-year course leading to a Bachelor's degree, which consists of six departments; a Graduate School, which has a two-year course in six divisions for the Master's degree, and a three-year course in four divisions for a Doctoral degree. The university has a campus of 197,485 square-meter in Muroran city, which is located at the entrance of Uchiura Bay in the southwestern part of Hokkaido.
Alumni: Hiroshi Tsuda, Former president & COO of Suzuki
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