YCU Mission Statement

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YCU's mission is to fulfll its roles and responsibilities of education,research and medical care center, as a part of the urban social infrastructure of a Knowledge-based Society* in the international city of Yokohama. We aspire to become a university that contributes to the development of sustainable human society and one in which local residents can take pride.

* Urban social infrastructure of a Knowledge-based Society: a core structure supporting the development of society in which new knowledge, information and technologies are taking on increasing importance as a foundation for activities in many diferent felds of society, including politics, economics and culture.

Specifc Future Directions

* Develop human resources who can solve issues faced by "Cities" around the world including the City of Yokohama.

* Develop human resources who can tackle global challenges.

* Develop physicians, nurses and other medical professionals who can succeed at hospitals and other medical institutions supporting regional medical care.

* Provide sophisticated medical care services at the city and prefecture-wide level as Kanagawa Prefecture's only hospital affiliated with a public university.

* Aim to become a world-class research center in the field of biomedical sciences, and others.


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