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 the first 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 six faculties and four graduate schools. Its campuses are in the Nakagaito area of Daito City, Osaka close to the ancient Japanese capital of Nara. A satellite campus is in the Umeda district of Osaka. There are about 11,000 students; 10% of them are international students. It is one of the major universities in Japan with a higher number of international students. In 2004, it was selected as one of the special universities under the Educational Support Program for Special Universities (特色ある大学教育支援プログラム) of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of the Japanese Government. The university's award-winning clean-energy solar car project frequently participated in domestic and international clean energy competitions. Yoshihiko Motoyama (本山美彦), former chairman of the Japan Society of International Economics, is its current president. Yoshikuni Dobashi, former president of Kubota Corporation, is the chairman of the board of directors.