Meiji Gakuin University

35°38′15.72″N 139°43′51.95″E / 35.6377000°N 139.7310972°E / 35.6377000; 139.7310972

Meiji Gakuin University
MottoDo For Others (他者への貢献, Tasha e no Kōken)
PresidentHiroyoshi Udono
Academic staff
1,693 (2007)[1]
Students12,182 (2008)[2]
The school at daytime
The school at nighttime
Bust of Dr. Hepburn
In front of the school in 1927

Meiji Gakuin University (明治学院大学, Meiji gakuin daigaku) is a private, Christian university with the main campus in Minato, Tokyo, Japan, and a satellite campus in Yokohama, Kanagawa. It was established in 1863. The Rev. Dr. James Curtis Hepburn was one of its founders and served as the first president. The novelist and poet Shimazaki Toson graduated from this university and wrote the lyrics of its college song.

List of undergraduate schools and departments


List of graduate schools

  • Graduate School of Arts and Letters
  • Graduate School of Economics
  • Graduate School of Sociology and Social Work
  • Graduate School of Law
  • Graduate School of International Studies
  • Graduate School of Psychology
  • Graduate School of Business and Law

List of research institutes

  • Institute of Christian Research
  • International Peace Research Institute
  • Institute of Language and Culture
  • Research Institute of Industry and Economy
  • Institute of Sociology and Social Work
  • Law Research Institute
  • Institute of the Faculty of International Studies
  • Institute of Center for Liberal Art
  • Institute of the Faculty of Psychology

List of affiliated schools



  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-06. Retrieved 2017-12-03.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "在籍学生数 | 明治学院大学". Archived from the original on 2011-05-21. Retrieved 2017-12-03.