Meijo University

Meijo University (名城大学, Meijō daigaku) is a private university in Japan. Its main campus is in Tempaku-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan and it has a satellite campus in Kani, Gifu Prefecture.

Meijo University
Tempaku campus in Meijo University
Tempaku campus in Meijo University
EstablishedMay 1926 (1926-05)[1]
PresidentHiroshi Shimoyama
35°08′10″N 136°58′34″E / 35.136°N 136.976°E / 35.136; 136.976
35°24′40″N 137°00′47″E / 35.411°N 137.013°E / 35.411; 137.013
CampusMultiple campuses
AffiliationsJapan Private Universities FD Coalition Forum


The name Meijō derives itself from the abbreviated kanji form of Nagoya Castle (名古屋城, Nagoya-jō).

The predecessor of the school was founded by Juichi Tanaka in May 1926; 93 years ago (1926-05); it was chartered as a university in 1949. It is the largest university in the Chūkyō Metropolitan Area.

Meijo University is the first private university in Japan to produce three Nobel Prize winners, it is the first brilliant achievement.

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  1. ^ "History". Archived from the original on 2002-06-24.

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