Senshu University

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Senshu University
Senshu University Ikuta Campus09.jpg
Motto 報恩奉仕
(Gratitude and service)
Established 1880
Type Private
President Yoshihiro Hidaka
Academic staff 1,139
Undergraduates 20,176
Postgraduates 484
Location Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Campus Urban
Colors Green
Mascot Sendy

Senshu University (専修大学 Senshū Daigaku?) is a private university in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.


The gate of Kanda campus (Black-gate)
  • Kanda Campus (Main campus): 3-8 Kandajimbo-cho, Chiyoda, Tokyo 101-8425
The Kanda Campus is situated in Jimbocho, a college community in central Tokyo. This urban campus consists of several buildings, including the newly established Law School.
The Ikuta Campus is reached by ascending a steep hill.


Undergraduate faculties[edit]

Daytime divisions[edit]

Evening divisions[edit]

  • School of Economics
    • Department of Economics
  • School of Law
    • Department of Law
  • School of Commerce
    • Department of Marketing

Graduate schools[edit]

  • Graduate School of Economics
  • Graduate School of Law
  • Graduate School of Humanities
  • Graduate School of Business Administration
  • Graduate School of Commerce

Professional schools[edit]

Research institutes[edit]

  • Institute for Social Sciences
  • Institute for Accounting Studies
  • Imamura Institute of Legal Studies
  • Institute of Business Administration
  • Institute for Commercial Sciences
  • Institute for the Humanities
  • Law Institute
  • Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation
  • Institute of Information Science
  • Institute of Natural Sciences
  • Psychological Counseling Center
  • Institute for Development of Social Intelligence


Bust of Nagatane Soma, the first president of Senshu University

The university was founded in September 1880, as Senshu College.[1] The former Senshu College was the first school in Japan comprising Economics and Law Departments to systematically offer a specialized educational curriculum in the Japanese language.[2]

External relations[edit]

Agreements with other universities[edit]

Sister schools[edit]

United States[edit]


United Kingdom[edit]






New Zealand[edit]

South Korea[edit]





Language training institutes[edit]

Affiliated schools[edit]

The university is affiliated with the following schools and universities in Japan.[3]


  1. ^ "History". Japan: Senshu University. Retrieved 13 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Founding of Senshu University". 
  3. ^ "Affiliated Schools". Japan: Senshu University. Retrieved 13 September 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°41′48.6″N 139°45′13.8″E / 35.696833°N 139.753833°E / 35.696833; 139.753833