|Students||10, 238 |
|Address||3-1-1 Nakagaito, Daito City, Osaka, Japan, Osaka, Japan|
Osaka Sangyo University (大阪産業大学 ōsaka sangyō daigaku?) is a private university in Daitō, Osaka, Japan. It is abbreviated as "DaiSanDai" using first Japanese characters of its name (character "ō" is also pronounced as "Dai" in Japanese). It was established in 1923 as Osaka Railway School. The University has 6 faculties and 4 graduate schools. Its campuses are located in the Nakagaito Area of Daito-City, Osaka close to the ancient Japanese capital of Nara. A satellite campus is located in Umeda district of Osaka City. There are about 11,000 total students, 10% of them are international students, and it is one of the major universities in Japan with higher number of international students. In 2004, it was selected as one of the especial universities under Educational Support Program for Especial Universities (特色ある大学教育支援プログラム) of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japanese Government. University's award winning clean-energy solar car project frequently participates in numerous domestic and international clean energy competitions. Yoshihiko Motoyama (本山美彦), former chairman of the Japan Society of International Economics, is the current President of the University. Yoshikuni Dobashi, former President of Kubota Corporation, is the current chairman of the board of directors of the University.