Hyogo University (兵庫大学, Hyōgo daigaku) is a private university in Japan. Its campus is located in Shinzaike, Hiraoka-cho, Kakogawa, Hyōgo Prefecture. The university is one of the seven schools run by Mutsumi Gakuen (睦学園), a school foundation with a Buddhist background (Nishi Hongwanji denomination).
- Mutsumi Gakuen
- 1921: Taishi Sunday School was started in memory of the 1300th anniversary of Shotoku Taishi's death.
- 1923: Suma Taishi Hall was opened in Suma-ku, Kobe, to which the Training Course of Sewing (a girls' school) was attached.
- 1937: Suma Taishi Hall Foundation was incorporated. The foundation established Suma Mutsumi Girls' Vocational School (Sumanoura Girls' High School today).
- 1951: The school foundation was renamed Mutsumi Gakuen.
- 1955: The school foundation established Mutsumi Gakuen Women's Junior College.
- 1966: The junior college was renamed Hyogo Women's Junior College, moving from Suma-ku, Kobe to Kakogawa.
- Hyogo University
- 1995: Mutsumi Gakuen established Hyogo University.
- with one faculty: Faculty of Economics and Information Science
- 1998: The junior college was reorganized into the Junior College Department of Hyogo University.
- 1999: Graduate School of Economics and Information Science was established.
- 2001: The Faculty of Health Science was added.
- with Departments of Nutrition Management and Health System Management
- 2006: The Department of Nursing was added.
Faculties (Undergraduate schools)Edit
- Faculty of Economics and Information Science
- Faculty of Health Science
- Department of Nutrition Management
- Department of Health System Management
- Department of Nursing
- Faculty of Welfare Society
- Graduate School of Economics and Information Science (Master's courses only)
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