A Top Global University in the Heart of Western Japan

Kwansei Gakuin University, colloquially known as Kangaku, is a private non-denominational Christian university, founded in Kobe in 1889. KGU is at the forefront of efforts to internationalize Japanese higher education.

Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Programs for International Students

The School of International Studies offers an undergraduate degree program where students can earn a degree through classes taught entirely in English, and the School of Science and Technology offers several postgraduate degree programs conducted in English.

Research at KGU

Check out quick videos about current research projects by faculty members at Kwansei Gakuin University.

Learn More About Kwansei Gakuin University!

Are you interested in studying at Kwansei Gakuin University? Visit Kwansei Gakuin University's official YouTube channel for student interviews, program information and more.

About Kwansei Gakuin's Eight Campuses

Recognized by the Architectural Institute of Japan for their design, the buildings on Kwansei Gakuin's Nishinomiya Uegahara campus were built in the Spanish Mission style, and they retain their classic character, even today.