According to Wikipedia,
Hokkaido University, or Hokudai, is a Japanese national university in Sapporo, Hokkaido. It was the fifth Imperial University in Japan, which were established to be the nation's finest institutions of higher education or research. Hokkaido University is considered one of the top universities in Japan and was ranked 5th in THE Japan University Rankings. It was also selected as a "Top Type" university by the Japanese government's Top Global University Project. The main campus is located in downtown Sapporo, just north of Sapporo Station, and stretches approximately 2.4 kilometers northward.
Hokkaido University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:
Hokkaido University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Chemistry, Earth Sciences, and Biology. Here are some of Hokkaido University's most famous alumni: