About Iwate University:
Iwate University (岩手大学 Iwate daigaku) , also know as 岩大 gandai, is a national university in Iwate prefecture. The predecessor of the university was founded in 1876
Iwate university has four faculties: Humanities and Social Sciences, Education, Engineering, Agriculture and each has graduate programs. In addition there are joint graduate program in Agricultural Sciences with Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine (帯広畜産大学), Hirosaki University (弘前大 学) and Yamagata University (山形大学). Iwate university is a collaborate institution for the United Graduate School of Veterinary Sciences (UGSVS) with Obihiro University of Agriculture and veterinary Medicine (帯広畜産大学), Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (東京農工大学), and Gifu University (岐阜大学).