Konan Women's University

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Konan Women's University
Main entrance
Type Private
Established Founded 1920
Chartered 1955
Academic staff
161 full-time[1]
Students 1618[2]
Location Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Campus Suburb
Website www.konan-wu.ac.jp/en
A far view from Kōnan-Yamate Station

Konan Women's University (甲南女子大学?, Kōnan joshi daigaku) is a private women's college in Higashinada-ku, Kobe, Hyōgo, Japan. The predecessor of the school was founded in 1920, and it was chartered as a junior college in 1955. In 1964 it became a four-year college.


  • Faculty of Letters
    • Department of Japanese Language and Culture
    • Department of English Language and Culture
    • Department of Multicultural Communication
    • Department of Creative Media Studies
  • Faculty of Human Sciences
    • Department of Psychology
    • Department of Childhood Development and Education
    • Department of Cultural Sociology
    • Department of Human Life Environments
  • Faculty of Nursing and Rehabilitation
    • Department of Physical Therapy

Graduate Schools[edit]

  • Graduate School of Humanities and Human Sciences
    • Master's Program in Psychology and Education
    • Master's Program in Sociology, Anthropology and Environmental Studies
  • Graduate School of Nursing
    • Master's Program in Nursing


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Coordinates: 34°44′4.35″N 135°17′15.29″E / 34.7345417°N 135.2875806°E / 34.7345417; 135.2875806