Meiji Gakuin University

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Coordinates: 35°38′15.72″N 139°43′51.95″E / 35.6377000°N 139.7310972°E / 35.6377000; 139.7310972

Meiji Gakuin University
Meiji Gakuin University logo.svg
Motto Do For Others (他者への貢献, Tasha e no Kōken)
Type Private
Established 1863
President Hiroyoshi Udono
Academic staff
1,693 (2007)[1]
Students 12,182 (2008)[2]
Location Tokyo and Yokohama, Japan
Campus Urban
Meiji Gakuin logo.svg
The school at daytime
The school at nighttime
Bust of Dr. Hepburn
In front of the school in 1927

Meiji Gakuin University (明治学院大学, Meiji gakuin daigaku) is a Christian university in Tokyo and Yokohama that was established in 1863. The Reverend Dr. James Curtis Hepburn was one of its founders and served as the first president. The novelist and poet Shimazaki Toson graduated from this college and wrote the lyrics of its college song.

List of undergraduate schools and departments[edit]

List of graduate schools[edit]

  • Graduate School of Literature
  • Graduate School of Economics
  • Graduate School of Sociology and Social Work
  • Graduate School of International Studies
  • Graduate School of Psychology
  • Graduate Law School

List of research institutes[edit]

  • Institute of Christian Research
  • International Peace Research Institute
  • Institute of Language and Culture
  • Research Institute of Industry and Economy
  • Institute of Sociology and Social Work
  • Law Research Institute
  • Institute of the Faculty of International Studies
  • Institute of Center for Liberal Art
  • Institute of the Faculty of Psychology

List of affiliated schools[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-06. Retrieved 2017-12-03. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-21. Retrieved 2017-12-03. 

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