The graduate School of Agriculture encompasses academic fields that integrate the humanities and sciences, and is engaged in the interdisciplinary and integrated research on the foundations of human society. The development of human resources capable as acting as global-scale experts on problem-solving for food bio-security, resource management, bio-mass energy supply and environmental conservation, together with the sustainable development of agriculture, forestry and fishery industries at local scales, is our ultimate goal. Since the foundation of Sapporo Agricultural School in 1876, we moving forward in cultivating a frontier spirit and educating well-rounded personalities.
Division of Bio-systems Sustainability
This division consists of 4 research groups: “Agricultural and Resource Economics”, “Safety and Function of Food”, “Biomass Conversion Science” and “Sustainable Agro-science”all of which ultimately focus on the sustainability of human societies and the biosphere.
Division of Agrobiology
The division consists of 4 education and research groups:’Applied Molecular Biology’, ‘Plant Breeding Science’, ‘Botany and Agronomy’, and ‘Animal Production’, all of which are engaged in education for development and utilization of crop, animal and plant resources, and for establishment of their production technologies, thereby allowing sustainable reproduction.
Division of Applied Bioscience
The purpose of our division is to educate students for building up knowledge and understanding on significance of bioelements, bioactivities and their application on the viewpoint of molecules, cells and tissues using bioscientific and biotechnological tools.
Division of Environmental Resources
This division consists of 5 chairs: Ecology and systematics, Regional environment, Science of forest resources, Integrated forest-landscape management, and Bio-production engineering. Each chair has several education and research fields.