Overview of Kwansei Gakuin

Kwansei Gakuin is one of the most prestigious private schools in Japan, dating back to 1889, when it was founded in Kobe by the American missionary Reverend Walter Russell Lambuth, M.D. It is now a comprehensive and integrated educational institution spread across eight campuses.

Kwansei Gakuin University

Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU) is an independent institution for higher education, offering Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees in over 35 different disciplines to a student body of about 24,500, including approximately 800 foreign students. The University maintains academic standards that rank among the highest of all Japanese universities and colleges.




Schools at Kwansei Gakuin University

Most schools are located on the Nishinomiya Uegahara Campus. The School of Policy Studies and the School of Science and Technology are located on the Kobe Sanda Campus, while the Nishinomiya Seiwa Campus is home to the School of Education.

Kwansei Gakuin University
Graduate Schools Undergraduate Schools Professional Graduate Schools
Theology Theology Law School
Humanities Humanities Institute of Business and Accounting
(Business School, Accounting School)
Sociology Sociology
Law and Politics Law and Politics
Economics Economics
Business Administration Business Administration
Science and Technology Science and Technology
Policy Studies Policy Studies
Human Welfare Studies Human Welfare Studies
Education Education
International Studies International Studies
Language, Communication,
and Culture

Kwansei Gakuin Organization Chart

The Kwansei Gakuin Educational Foundation is composed of the Educational Foundation's own administrative offices, Kwansei Gakuin University, Seiwa Junior College, Kwansei Gakuin Senior and Junior High Schools, Senri & Osaka International Schools of Kwansei Gakuin, Kwansei Gakuin Elementary School, and Kwansei Gakuin Kindergarten.

View the full organization chart here.

Comprehensive Education at Kwansei Gakuin from Kindergarten to Graduate School