University of the Sacred Heart (Japan)

The University of the Sacred Heart (聖心女子大学, Seishin Joshi Daigaku) is a Japanese private women's university located in Hiroo, Shibuya, Tokyo.

University of the Sacred Heart
MottoUbi caritas, ibi Deus
TypeCatholic
Private
Established1916/1948
Academic staff
67
Undergraduates2,000
Postgraduates100
Location,
Japan
CampusUrban
AffiliationsSociety of the Sacred Heart
Websitewww.u-sacred-heart.ac.jp

It was established in 1916 as a special school (senmon gakkō) by the Society of the Sacred Heart. It became a university in 1948 and is one of the oldest women's universities in Japan.

Departments

The University has one faculty of Liberal Arts, with the following departments:

  • Department of English Language and Literature
  • Department of Japanese Language and Literature
  • Department of History and Social Sciences
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Education

It also has a graduate school of arts offering master's degrees and doctorates in these subjects.

Notable alumnae

See also

References

  1. "Japanese Beauty Queen in Storm Over Sex Slaves Remarks". The Chosun Ilbo. Retrieved 2014-04-22.


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