Two institutions: Of the land, for the future, sharing the benefits with the community
Faculty of Agricultural Production and Management
We teach students to become agricultural or forestry professionals and help them acquire the skills to lead rural communities into the future.
Japan’s first Professional University for agriculture and forestry
Scheduled to open in 2020, SPUA is a four-year professional university aimed at producing professionals to work in the agricultural and forestry industries through hands-on learning. Studies center on practical work, and include internships with agricultural and forestry businesses and research projects focusing on on-site assignments.
Developing the workforce that will manage the agricultural and forestry industries of tomorrow
Our mission is to produce graduates with the practical skills and creativity to bring fresh momentum to businesses in Shizuoka Prefecture’s mainstay horticultural, forestry, and livestock farming sectors, which are responsible for the prefecture’s varied high-quality produce.
Training tomorrow’s leaders for rural communities
By instilling the expertise involved in conserving the scenic natural environments and inheriting the traditions and cultures of local communities, we endeavor to nurture new leaders to ensure those regions continue to thrive.
We teach students to become agricultural or forestry production professionals and help them acquire the skills to underpin rural communities’ livelihoods.
Japan’s first professional agriculture and forestry junior college
Scheduled to open in 2020, SPJCA is a two-year college aimed at producing agricultural and forestry production professionals through hands-on learning. Studies center on practical work, and include internships with agricultural and forestry businesses and research projects focusing on on-site assignments.
Training tomorrow’s leaders for agricultural and forestry workplaces
We create professionals who are able to respond to future evolution of agricultural and forestry technology. This requires them to have a broad knowledge of production theory in the fields of horticulture, forestry and livestock, as well of techniques and cutting-edge technologies and the ability to apply them to their workplaces. By giving students these capabilities, we are forging the leaders of future production in these fields.
Developing professionals who can bring added value to agricultural and forestry products
Our aim is to produce graduates with the expertise to add value to rural communities’ horticultural, livestock, and forestry resources, as well as the processing, distribution and sale of their products.