Hyogo University ( is a private university in 兵庫大学 Hyōgo daigaku) Japan. Its campus is located in Shinzaike, Hiraoka-cho, Kakogawa, Hyōgo Prefecture. The university is one of the seven schools run by Mutsumi Gakuen (, a school foundation with a Buddhist background (Nishi 睦学園) Hongwanji denomination).
History [ edit ]
1921: Taishi Sunday School was started in memory of the 1300th anniversary of
Shotoku Taishi's death. 1923: Suma Taishi Hall was opened in
Suma-ku, Kobe, to which the Training Course of Sewing (a girls' school) was attached. 1937: Suma Taishi Hall Foundation was incorporated. The foundation established Suma Mutsumi Girls' Vocational School (Sumanoura Girls' High School today).
1951: The school foundation was renamed Mutsumi Gakuen.
1955: The school foundation established Mutsumi Gakuen Women's Junior College.
1966: The junior college was renamed Hyogo Women's Junior College, moving from Suma-ku, Kobe to Kakogawa.
1995: Mutsumi Gakuen established
with one faculty: Faculty of Economics and Information Science
1998: The junior college was reorganized into the Junior College Department of Hyogo University.
1999: Graduate School of Economics and Information Science was established.
2001: The Faculty of Health Science was added.
with Departments of Nutrition Management and Health System Management
2006: The Department of Nursing was added.
Faculties (Undergraduate schools) [ edit ]
Faculty of Economics and Information Science
Faculty of Health Science
Department of Nutrition Management
Department of Health System Management
Department of Nursing
Faculty of Welfare Society
Graduate schools [ edit ]
Graduate School of Economics and Information Science (Master's courses only)
External links [ edit ]
Coordinates: 34°44′48″N 134°52′53″E / 34.74667°N 134.88139°E