Chronology

Period OITA UNIVERSITY OITA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
May,1949 Oita University (the Faculty of Liberal Arts, the Faculty of Economics) was established.  
March,1956 Postgraduate Scheme of Specialized Study in the Faculty of Economics was established (Abolished in May, 1977).  
April,1965 Postgraduate Scheme of Specialized Study in the Faculty of Liberal Arts was established (Renamed in April, 1966, Abolished in March, 1992).  
April,1966 The Faculty of Liberal Arts was renamed into the Faculty of Education.  
April,1969 Moving and unification of the university facilities at Dannoharu Campus were completed.  
May,1972 The Faculty of Engineering was established.  
April,1974 Health Science Center was established.  
October,1976   Oita Medical University was established.
May,1977 Graduate School of Economics (Master Course) was established.  
April,1979 Graduate School of Engineering (Master Course) was established
(Reorganized into Master Course as Pre-Doctoral Courses in April, 1995).
Research and Guidance Center for Classroom Teaching was established in the Faculty of Education.
 
April,1981   University Hospital was established.
April,1984   Graduate School of Medicine (Doctor Course) was established.
April,1987   Research Laboratory Center was established.
June,1989   Emergency Center was established in the University Hospital.
June,1990 Information Processing Center was established. Laboratory Animal Research Center was established.
April,1992 The Graduate School of Education (Master Course) was established. University Hospital Intensive Care Unit was established.
April,1993 Research and Development Center was established. University Hospital Blood Supply Center was established.
April,1994   School of Nursing was established.
April,1995 The Graduate School of Engineering (Doctor Course) was established.  
April,1996   Health Care Center was established.
October,1996 Research Center for Lifelong Learning was established.  
April,1998 Human Welfare Research Center was established. Master's degree program for School of Nursing was established.
Pathology Center was established.
April,1999 The Faculty of Education was reorganized into the Faculty of Education and Welfare Science.
Satellite Venture Business Laboratory was established.
Hospital Informatics Center was established.
April,2000 Center for Instrumental Analysis was established. University Hospital General Medicine Center was established.
May,2000 International Student Center was established (Ministerially ordained in April, 2003) .  
Feburary,2001 University Education Development Support Center was established.  
April,2001 Center for Research in Education and Human Development was established
(Research and Guidance Center for Classroom Teaching was reorganized.)
Clinical Pharmacology Center (including Division of Clinical Trials) was established.
April,2002 Graduate School of Social Service Administration (Master Course) was established.
Information Processing Center was re-established.
Center for Community Research was established. (Abolished in March, 2007).
The Medical Departments were reorganized into eight major departments.
University Hospital Rehabilitation Center was established.
April,2003   Master's degree program for School of Medical Science established.
Institute of Scientific Research was established.
Regional Medical Liaison Center was established.
Period OITA UNIVERSITY
October,2003 New "OITA UNIVERSITY" was established.
April,2004 National University Corporation OITA UNIVERSITY was established.
April,2005 Research Center for Applied Medical Engineering was established.
Center for Research and Development of Higher Education was established. (University Education Development Support Center was reorganized)
The University Hospital Medical Trainning Center was established.
April,2006 Innovation Organization was established.
Department of Pharmaceutical Medicine was established. (Courses on Contribution)
April,2007 The Graduate School of Economics (Doctor Course) was established.
Department of Medical Oncology was established. (Courses on Contribution)
Center for International Education and Research was established. (International Student Center was reorganized.)
October,2007 Cancer Center was established.
April,2008 All Oita University faculties educational organization was established.
The Center for Academic Information & Library Services was established.
General Clinical Research Center was established.
Department of Endoprosthetic Surgery was established.
Center for Research and Development of Higher Education was reorganized.
Admission Research Center was established.
May,2008 Emergency and Critical Care Center was established.
October,2009 Research Promotion Project was established.
Feburary,2010 Center for Community Medicine was established.
December,2010 Advanced Molecular Imaging Center was established.
April,2011 Innovative Collaboration Office was established.
Department of Pharmaceutical Medicine and Communication(Courses on Contribution)renamed.
November,2011 Department of Medical Engineering(Courses on Contribution)
April,2013 Laboratory on Development of Innovative Technology for Electromagnetic and Dynamic Applications was established.
Gender equality promotion office was established.
October,2013 Designated as Advanced Trauma, Emergency and Critical Care Center.
April,2015 Clinical Engineering Research Center was established.
January,2016 Center of Community plus was established.
April,2016 The Faculty of Welfare and Health Science was established.
The Faculty of Education and Welfare Science was renamed into the Faculty of Education.
Graduate School of Education was reorganized.(Advanced Studies on Professional Development of Teachers was established.)
Graduate School of Engineering was reorganized.