Doshisha University History
Doshisha University is a private university located in Kyoto, Japan. It was established in the year 1875 as Doshisha English School by Protestant educator Joseph Hardy Neesima as a school to advance Christian education in Japan. The University is one of the oldest private institutions of higher learning.
Doshisha University Programs, Courses, and Schools
Doshisha University, offers undergraduate programs, 14 graduate programs, master’s programs, and doctorate programs. The University has 18 faculties and department, 16 graduate schools. The University has more than 2,357 academic staff including 27,024 undergraduate students and 2,298 postgraduate students.
Doshisha University Campuses
Doshisha University has 2 main campuses at Imadegawa, and at Kyotanabe.
Imadegawa is the main campus, situated within the former residence of Satsuma Domain. It has been in use since the college was based. Located within the center of urban center town, the campus is located next to Sh?koku-Ji. This campus is primarily for the liberal arts, business (including a school of business), theology, and law schools.
Kyotanabe is the second campus that serves primarily as the campus for the science and engineering schools. The Karasuma campus homes the International Education Institute, International Education Institute, and Graduate School of Global Studies, and Faculty of Global and Regional Studies.
Doshisha University Achievements
Doshisha University, Professor. JiroSenda(Faculty of Science and Engineering) received the SAE Fellow Award. The University rugby team has a wide history, they won 4 championships in All – Japan University Rugby Championship in the year 1980-1984.
Doshisha University USP
Doshisha University, according to the 2011 university rankings by Toyo Keizai, 533 alumni served as executives in listed companies. As of 2013, around 25.5% of undergraduates were ready to enter one among the highest four hundred corporations in Japan, that ranked eighth nationwide among all private universities in Japan and first among private universities in Kansai. It is one of the Japanese “Global 30 universities” and one of the “Kankandoritsu” and it is the four leading universities in western Japan.
Doshisha University Notable Alumni
Yun Dong-Ju (Poet), TakakoDoi (Japanese Politician), Misato Ugaki (Announcer), Gunpei Yokoi (Japanese video game designer)
Doshisha University Application Requirements
Doshisha University Cost of studies
Undergraduate: JPY 839,000
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.
Doshisha University Deadlines
Bachelors: February 20
Masters: February 20
Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.
Doshisha University Rankings