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Japan Women's University

日本女子大学, ニホンジョシダイガク
Representive : President, ARIKAWA Yoshiko
Establishment year: 1901
Address: Headquarter/Mejiro Campus: 2-8-1 Mejirodai, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8681 Japan Nishi-Ikuta Campus: 1-1-1 Nishi-Ikuta, Tama-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 214-8565 Japan
Telephone number: Headquarter/Mejiro Campus: 03-3943-3131 Nishi-Ikuta Campus: 044-966-2121
Subordinate facility name  (1):
  • Auditorium, Karizawa Lodge, Computer Center, Health Management Center, Counseling Center, Nursery
History (15):
  • 1901/01
    Japan Women's College founded
  • 1929/01
    Institute for Child Study established
  • 1948/01
    The College was approved as Japan Women's University under new educational system(Faculty of Home Economics, Faculty of Humanities)
  • 1952/01
    Rural Life Research Institute established
  • 1961/01
    Graduate School of Home Economics established
Purpose of establishment:
The University was founded in 1901 on the basis of humanism where women are educated as a human, while feudalistic thoughts such as “women are better without education” prevailed. The University develops nature and ability of women and improves sagacious intelligence and rich sensibility. It also pursues to develop humans with spirit of social services.Philosophy of the founder has been succeeded through the times and his ideas continue to reside within us today. The University sent out numerous excelled women to society as a pioneer of women education. Its free and sound school color and environment, which were cultivated by the good tradition, will keep rearing women of new eras.
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