About Nagoya University

Governing Structure

President & Vice Presidents


  • Naoshi Sugiyama




Vice Presidents

  • Kenji Kadomatsu

    Vice President (Supervision, Research, and Pharmaceutical-Related Collaboration)

  • Koji Takahashi

    Executive Director of Administration (General Affairs, Personnel and Labor Affairs, and Environment and Safety)

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    Akira Fujimaki

    Vice President (Education and Overseas Students)

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    Shogo Kimura

    Vice President (Financial Affairs, Facilities, and Development Office Public Relations & Branding)

  • Norimi Mizutani

    Vice President (International Affairs, Planning, Evaluation, and Institutional Research)

  • Akihiro Sasoh

    Vice President (Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration)

  • Junichi Sakuma

    Vice President (Student Services, Entrance Exam, Humanities and Social Sciences Reform, Libraries, and Affiliated Upper and Lower Secondary Schools)

  • Masafumi Nakahigashi

    Vice President (Legal Affairs, Risk Management, Research Misconduct, Internal Control, Audit, and Human Rights)

  • Hiroko Tsukamura

    Vice President ( Diversity and Gender Equality)

  • Kazuya Takeda

    Vice President (Information System (Digital University), and Information-Related Strategies)


President's Career

 Naoshi Sugiyama


  • Assumed Office as the 15th Nagoya University President on April 1, 2022.
  • Term of Office: April 1, 2022 - March 31, 2028


1991 / 04

Research Associate, Faculty of Science, The University of Tokyo

1996 / 04

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

2000 / 04

Professor, Division of Theoretical Astronomy, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

2006 / 04

Professor, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University

2007 / 10

Principle Investigator, Institute for the Physics and Math of the Universe, The University of Tokyo

2017 / 04

Dean, School and Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University

2019 / 04

Trustee and Vice President, Nagoya University

2020 / 04

Provost, Nagoya University / Trustee, Tokai National Higher Education and Research System

2022 / 04

President, Nagoya University / Executive Trustee and Vice Chancellor, Tokai National Higher Education and Research System