Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus

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Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus
慶應義塾大学湘南藤沢キャンパス;
Keio Gijuku Daigaku Shonan-Fujisawa kanpasu
Keio Shonan-Fujisawa campus.jpg
Established 1990
Type Private
Location Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan
Website Official website

Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus (慶應義塾大学湘南藤沢キャンパス Keio Gijuku Daigaku Shonan-Fujisawa kanpasu?), also known as “Keio SFC” is a research-oriented campus of Keio University located in the city of Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The campus currently offers three undergraduate courses, two postgraduate courses and incorporates one high school and several research institutes. The campus was designed by Fumihiko Maki, a Pritzker Prize laureate.

History[edit]

Keio Gijuku(public school) was founded by Fukuzawa Yukichi in 1858 in downtown Tokyo. The subsidiary Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus was opened in 1990, starting with the Faculty of Policy Management and Faculty of Environmental Information. This was expanded in 1991 with the establishment of three Research Institutes (Policy Management, Environmental Information, and Language Communication).

In addition to the university, the Shonan Fujisawa Junior and Senior High Schools were added in 1992, and a graduate school for Media and Governance in 1994. The Keio Research Institute was opened in 1996. From the year 2001, the school added a Faculty of Nursing and Medical Care, followed by a teacher training course in 2002. A graduate school of Health Management was started in 2005.

Schools[edit]

Eliica project is led by Hiroshi Shimizu, professor of SFC
  • Faculty of Policy Management
  • Faculty of Environment and Information Studies
  • Faculty of Nursing and Medical Care
  • Graduate School of Media and Governance
  • Graduate School of Health Management

People[edit]

Faculty

Alumni

Location[edit]

The nearest train station is Shonandai Station, which is about 45 minutes away from Shinjuku. Almost all of the students take a bus from the station, as the campus is approximately 3 kilometers away.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°23′18″N 139°25′42″E / 35.38833°N 139.42833°E / 35.38833; 139.42833