Kwansei Gakuin has served as an integrated institution for over 125 years, offering comprehensive education from the kindergarten to the graduate school level.


The president of Kwansei Gakuin University, the chair of the Board of Trustees, and the chancellor would like to convey these messages to the students, teachers and staff at Kwansei Gakuin.


Kwansei Gakuin was founded in 1889 in Kobe by the American missionary Reverend Walter Russell Lambuth, with the aim of training missionaries and educating young people based on Christian principles.

125th Anniversary

Kwansei Gakuin implemented various initiatives to celebrate its 125th Anniversary in 2014. We are confident that these will further our goals of nurturing world citizens who embody our motto of “Mastery for Service,” and create a bright future.

Campus and Access

This page has information and maps for KG’s seven campuses. The six campuses located in the Kansai region are easily accessible not only from Kobe and Osaka, but also from Kyoto, Shiga, and Nara.

Contact Us

For specific inquiries, please contact the offices listed here using the information provided.


KGU actively seeks out excellent faculty members to recruit. This section will have information on any new hiring situations.

Self-Assessment, Certified<br />Evaluation and Accreditation

KGU conducts self-inspections and evaluations of its education and research activities, as well as management and administration, to improve education and research standards and fulfill its objectives and social mission.

Handling of Personal Information

We recognize the importance of protecting the personal information of our students, their parents, and all of our faculty and staff. We have developed a system to prevent abuse or leakage of personal information, and ensure that the information is used appropriately.