Update date: Jan. 21, 2020
Kobe Yamate University
President, INOUCHI Yoshimi
6-5-2 Nakayamate-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo 650-0004 Japan
Organization/Research department name (2)：
Faculty of Humanities,
Institute for Cultural and Environmental Studies
Purpose of establishment：
Yamate School established.
Kobe Yamate Women's Technical School established.
Kobe Yamate Women's Junior College established.
Research Institute for Environment and Culture established.
Kobe Yamate University established. Faculty of Humane Studies established.
In conformity with the Basic Law of Education, the
School Education Law and the spirit of foundation, the
University studies the relationships between
environment and culture from the viewpoint of humane
studies. It also responds to needs from local society,
by bringing up talents of rich personality, who can be
independent as a mature citizen.
The University is distinguished by its location, center
Branch Organization (3)：
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of the city of Kobe, that is the node of eastern and
western cultures. In conformity with the spirit of
foundation of the University, namely, "self-study and
development of sensitivity," it promotes cultural
studies, which respond to crisis of global environment
and complication of social environment, and it also
implements undivided education based on field works.