KyotoU's 125th

2022 - the 125th anniversary of Kyoto University


Kyoto University 125th Anniversary Statement

2022 heralds Kyoto University's 125th Anniversary, a bright beginning for exploring new academic frontiers.

With a vibrant sensitivity emanating from Japanese love of nature, in a perpetual quest for innovation grounded on a reverence for classical tradition, drawing on the natural wisdom and human heritage of Kyoto's 1200 years as capital of Japan, Kyoto University boldly pursues not only scientific truth but also solutions to global problems.

Kyoto University offers unique educational and research opportunities; by ever expanding its international exchange and accelerating its social outreach, Kyoto University contributes to the harmonious coexistence of world society.

About the logo

Logo Design Concept

The University's central Clock Tower depicts the numeral "1", while the overall design symbolizes the institution's history drawing on the city of Kyoto's 1200 years of tradition enriching the enduring veins of knowledge spanning the human and natural sciences.

The dynamic three-dimensional shape symbolizes a bold commitment to the future, the search for truth, and a commitment to address global-scale problems.

The deep blue that is the University's official color signifies the strong will to prepare students for success in the international arena by equipping them with unique strengths in education and research.

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Kyoto University accepts donations through its Kyoto University Fund (KUF)
to support these anniversary initiatives, bolstering human capital development
and the long-term enhancement of Kyodai-ryoku.