Josai University

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Josai University
城西大学
JosaiKioi.jpg
Josai University, Tokyo Kioi-chō Campus
Type Private
Established 1965
Location Sakado, Saitama, Japan
35°55′57″N 139°20′30″E / 35.932583°N 139.341667°E / 35.932583; 139.341667Coordinates: 35°55′57″N 139°20′30″E / 35.932583°N 139.341667°E / 35.932583; 139.341667
Campus Sakado Campus
Tokyo Kioichō Campus
Sports Baseball, ekiden, kyūdō
Website www.josai.ac.jp/english/

Josai University (城西大学?, Jōsai Daigaku) is a private university in Sakado, Saitama, Japan, established in 1965. The predecessor of the school, Jōsai Gakuen Middle School, later Jōsai High School, was founded in 1918. The university is operated by the Josai University Educational Corporation, which was founded by the 17th Minister of Finance, Mikio Mizuta (1905 – 1976). Mizuta was Minister of Finance from 1960 to 1962, and then served as the first chancellor of Josai. The university opened with a Faculty of Economics and Faculty of Science. The Mizuta Museum of Art opened in 1976, and the graduate school of Josai University was established in 1977.[1][2][3] The Josai University Educational Corporation also operates Josai International University, founded in 1992.

Exchange programs[edit]

Josai University maintains exchange programs with the following three institutions.[4]

Notable alumni[edit]

Yuki Takamiya, long-distance runner[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jōsai Daigaku" [Josai University]. Nihon Kokugo Daijiten (in Japanese). Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. OCLC 56431036. Archived from the original on 2007-08-25. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  2. ^ "History of Josai University". Sakado, Saitama Prefecture: Josai University. 2010. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  3. ^ "Jōsai Daigaku" [Josai University]. Dijitaru daijisen (in Japanese). Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. OCLC 56431036. Archived from the original on 2007-08-25. Retrieved 2012-05-28. 
  4. ^ "International Education Center, Exchange program". Sakado, Saitama Prefecture: Josai University. 2010. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  5. ^ "【東京マラソン】無名28歳・高宮、一般参加から日本人トップでリオ候補浮上 : スポーツ報知". Hochi.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 

External links[edit]