Meijo University

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Meijo University
Tempaku campus in Meijo University
Tempaku campus in Meijo University
Type Private
Established May 1926 (1926-05)[1]
President Hiroshi Shimoyama
Location Main: Tempaku-ku, Nagoya
Satellite: Kani, Gifu
, Japan
35°08′10″N 136°58′34″E / 35.136°N 136.976°E / 35.136; 136.976
35°24′40″N 137°00′47″E / 35.411°N 137.013°E / 35.411; 137.013
Campus Multiple campuses
Affiliations Japan Private Universities FD Coalition Forum

Meijo University (名城大学, Meijō daigaku) is a private university in Japan. Its main campus is in Tempaku-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan and it has a satellite campus in Kani, Gifu Prefecture.


The name Meijō derives itself from the abbreviated kanji form of Nagoya Castle (名古屋城, Nagoya-jō).

The predecessor of the school was founded by Juichi Tanaka in May 1926; 92 years ago (1926-05); it was chartered as a university in 1949. It is the largest university in the Chūkyō Metropolitan Area.

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  1. ^ "History". Archived from the original on 2002-06-24.

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