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明治学院大学 | Meiji Gakuin University

150 years of experience in educating for the future

Meiji Gakuin University traces its origins to the Hepburn Academy—an English school founded by the American missionary James C. Hepburn in 1863. The University will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2013. Over the course of its long history, its has been highly praised for the quality of its English language education, and its ethos “Do for Others.”
Meiji Gakuin has substantial programs for language education, international exchanges and academic training to support students who want to enter a four-year university program. It has campuses in Tokyo (Shirokane) and Yokohama (Totsuka); both offer students ideal environments for experiencing the appeal of Japan.

Faculty of Sociology and Social Work

■Meiji Gakuin University carries out a foreign student examination for foreigners.
The details look at the following Web site.
http://www.meijigakuin.ac.jp/admission/information/list/list_foreigner/
■Only the department of Global and Transcultural Studies,it offers especially application methods.
The details look at the following Web site.
http://www.meijigakuin.ac.jp/admission/information/seido/gts/

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The open and green spaces of the Yokohama Campus

The Yokohama Campus is surrounded by a rich natural environment, and it is located next to Maioka Park, which is also known as the "Forest of Waters". In order to conserve these natural surroundings, the campus has been declared an environmentally-focused "Eco-campus". Students in the Faculty of International Studies and first- and second-year students from other faculties study here. There are also many sports facilities on the campus, such as Hepburn Field, an all-weather sporting ground which also has lights for nighttime events.

The relaxing yet urban environment of the Shirokane Campus

The Shirokane Campus is used mainly by third- and fourth-year students in the Faculties of Letters, Economics, Sociology and Social Work, Law, and Psychology. The atmospheric campus includes historical buildings such as Imbrie Pavilion, which has been designated as a nationally-important cultural property, and Meiji Gakuin Memorial Hall and Meiji Gakuin Chapel, which have been designated as tangible cultural properties by Minato Ward. There are also many modern buildings on campus, such as the sports arena, dining hall, training room, and art studio.

Yokohama Campus

Shirokane Campus



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