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Nara Women's University

奈良女子大学, ナラジョシダイガク
Representive : President, IMAOKA Haruki
Establishment year: 1949
Address: Kitauoyahigashimachi, Nara-shi, Nara 630-8506 Japan
Number of employees: 1900
Organization/Research department name (5):
  • Faculty of Letters,
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Human Life and Environment
  • Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences
  • Attached Schools
Subordinate facility name  (16):
  • Memorial Hall(Important Cultural Property)
  • Academic Information Center
  • Admission Center
  • Health Care Center
  • Center for Clinical Psychology
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History (32):
  • 1908/03
    Nara Women's Higher Normal School (Preparatory Course and Regular Course, Faculty of Japanese Language and Classical Literature, Geography and History, Mathematics and Physics and Chemistry, Natural History and Home Economics) was set up.
  • 1909/04
    The First Entrance Ceremony.
  • 1909/05
    Beginning Instruction. (After this day, The anniversary of the founding of a school.)
  • 1914/03
    The Preparatory Course was abolished. The Regular Course, 4 faculties were reformed into 3 faculties (Faculties of Liberal Arts, Science, Home Economics 1 and 2).
  • 1916/04
    The Faculty of Home Economics, 2 divisions were reformed into 1 division.
Purpose of establishment:
This university, undertakes educational and research activities with the goal of "fulfilling is mission as one of the top educational institutes for women in Japan by providing a broad range of knowledge as well as instruction and research in specific academic fields; developing women's ability and providing instruction and research in academic theory and its application; and, through imparting mastery of various fields in depth, contributing to the progress of our culture."
Business overview:
Our university is composed from three faculties, Faculty of Letters, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Human Life and Environment, and with respecting the fruitful history and excellent traditions of our school, we are reforming curricula of faculties in order to cope with
advancement of academic fields. Students of every course are able to have close contact with staffs, who are working at the most advanced field of each area, and carry out their study. For persons, who desire to study more high-level fields, we prepare the programs
of Graduate School of Human Life and Environment Department, 2years degree of First Doctor's program and 3 years' degree of Latter Doctor's program.
  • 2017: \ 5,295 (Million)
  • 2016: \ 5,322 (Million)
  • 2015: \ 6,143 (Million)
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