Take The World By Surprise
You can be the next person who conquers the world
Aizu has a tradition of changing society through the power of education. Inheriting this spirit, the University of Aizu continues to turn out individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to take on the world. This is the result of our unique approach to learning. What you learn on this campus will serve as a door to a bigger world. The next person to inspire the world could be you! The University of Aizu (UoA) was established in 1993 as the first university in Japan solely dedicated to computer science and engineering. With approximately 3,000 PCs and workstations on campus, and learning environments available around-the-clock, UoA helps students to take on challenges to grow into leaders of the computer science and engineering field.
- Nurtures talent who will exercise leadership in the knowledge-based society.
- Nurtures computer scientists and highly-skilled computer engineers who will create and exploit "knowledge" for the new era.
- Has first-class faculty members from almost twenty countries around the world.
- Provides an outstanding computer environment unparalleled by other universities.
- Established the graduate school open to the world, where English is used as the common language.
- Fosters students' latent limitless creativity by training critical thinking and appreciating their curiosity, free from preconceived ideas.
to Advance Knowledge for Humanity The mission of the University of Aizu is "to Advance Knowledge for Humanity," or in other words, to make discoveries and inventions which will contribute to the peace and prosperity of people. The University of Aizu promises to put our students first and to produce achievements that will be highly evaluated in academia, with innovations for sustainable growth of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, and the world. The University motto is "Shine as Pioneers" with curiosity, dream and a challenging-spirit.
Purpose of Establishment
Nowadays, we often hear the term, "compliance," in the context of prevention of inappropriate conduct at companies or other organizations. Translation of this term has been changed from the meaning, "compliance with relevant rules," to "activities by relevant organizations in compliance with relevant rules and maintenance of an environment facilitating compliance with these rules to cover a broader range regarding compliance. Our University started its new history as a public university corporation in April 2006, and mid-term goals and plans for the coming 6 years were set up and management and operation of the University was initiated for the realization of these goals. For the realization of the University's goals, it will be very important for all University personnel, including all of its executives and employees, to share an understanding of the missions and goals of the University and do their best in taking individual work responsibilities toward this end. Under these circumstances, the establishment of a "code of conduct" is essential as a guideline and standard for executives and employees to put this into practice while carrying out their work duties.
For the realization of the mission and goals of the University, we, the personnel including the executives and employees, shall act in accordance with the following code. We shall: Abide by laws and rules.
We, the executives and employees, shall observe rules and the university corporation regulations in a lawful manner, comply with the norms of society, and act with sound judgment as members of society. Maintain high ethical norms both as educators and researchers.
We, educators and researchers, shall carry out research, disclose research achievement results, and properly utilize research budgets provided, while maintaining high ethical norms. Increase student satisfaction.
We, the executives and employees, shall put students first and concentrate our efforts to advance the quality of education and research. Properly perform risk management in order to maintain trustworthiness of the University, and protect its assets.
We, the executives and employees, shall take the importance of risk management seriously and strive to prevent trouble that may degrade trust in the University.
We shall also properly and efficiently take care of the University's resources and duly protect the intellectual property of the University. Endeavor to maintain and improve the working environment.
The individual personality of each executive and employee must be respected to realize a safe and user-friendly working environment. Contribute to local communities.
We must realize that promotion of university-industry cooperation is a duty that universities should fulfill for society, and strive to contribute to vitalization of industry and advancement of culture. Promote international relations.
In order to realize world-class education and research, students, as well as faculty members, shall be proactively invited and accepted to the University to vitalize international exchange, cooperation, and joint activities. Actively disclose information.
Relevant information shall be disclosed in a proactive manner to gain public understanding and credibility in the University. Ensure fair relationships with business partners.
Business partners shall be selected fairly for unbiased dealings.
Six Important Points of Conduct for Fulfillment of the University's Mission and Goals
We, the University personnel, including all its executives and employees, shall behave honestly and with dignity in the course of fulfillment of the mission and goals of the University in compliance of the University of Aizu Code of Conduct, keeping the following six points in mind.
- Whether or not our conduct is based on high ethical norms both as educators and researchers.
- Whether or not our conduct has properly responded to needs in local communities, nationally and internationally.
- Whether or not our conduct has considered students' viewpoints.
- Whether or not our conduct has violated relevant laws and/or the University Corporation Regulations.
- Whether or not our conduct has strayed from the mission and/or the University Corporation Regulations.
- Whether or not our conduct has gone against social decency and/or ethics.
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