Overview of Kwansei Gakuin

Kwansei Gakuin is one of the most prestigious private schools in Japan, dating back to 1889, when it was founded in Kobe by the American missionary Reverend Walter Russell Lambuth, M.D. It is now a comprehensive and integrated educational institution spread across eight campuses.

Kwansei Gakuin University

Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU)—colloquially known as Kangaku—is a private nondenominational Christian university in the Kansai region of Japan. As one of Kansai's leading private universities, KGU offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees to around 25,000 students in over 80 different disciplines across 14 undergraduate schools and 14 graduate schools.

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Schools at Kwansei Gakuin University

Most schools are located on the Nishinomiya Uegahara Campus. The School of Policy Studies and the School of Science and Technology are located on the Kobe Sanda Campus, while the Nishinomiya Seiwa Campus is home to the School of Education.

Kwansei Gakuin University
Graduate Schools Undergraduate Schools Professional Graduate Schools
Theology Theology Law School
Humanities Humanities Institute of Business and Accounting
(Business School, Accounting School)
Sociology Sociology
Law and Politics Law and Politics
Economics Economics
Business Administration Business Administration
Science and Technology Science and Technology
Policy Studies Policy Studies
Human Welfare Studies Human Welfare Studies
Education Education
International Studies International Studies
Language, Communication,
and Culture

Kwansei Gakuin Organization Chart

The Kwansei Gakuin Educational Foundation is composed of the Educational Foundation's own administrative offices, Kwansei Gakuin University, Seiwa Junior College, Kwansei Gakuin Senior and Junior High Schools, Senri & Osaka International Schools of Kwansei Gakuin, Kwansei Gakuin Elementary School, and Kwansei Gakuin Kindergarten.

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Comprehensive Education at Kwansei Gakuin from Kindergarten to Graduate School