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Features
Organization type Private
Established
Abbreviation DU
Teachers 1,258
Students 28,899
Foreigners 2%
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors White and purple
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Veritas Liberabit Vos
Accreditation
• Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan
Affiliations
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
• Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)
Rankings
World ranking771
Country ranking28
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities373
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking771
QS World University Rankings730
Webometrics Ranking1084
Alternative title
同志社大学ja
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Doshisha University or 同志社大学 (DU) - private higher education institution in Japan.

Doshisha University - Description

Doshisha University was founded in 1875 by Joseph Hardy Neesima (Jo Niijima), who became one of the six great educators of the Meiji era. The three educational principles of Liberalism, Internationalism, and Christian Principles have been passed on to us since its foundation, and students are encouraged to nurture a sense of freedom, independence, and conscience. Doshisha offers graduate programs in various fields of study, providing many research opportunities. The university has respected graduate schools in Theology, Letters, Social Studies, Law, Economics, Commerce, Policy and Management, Culture and Information Science, Science and Engineering, Life and Medical Sciences, Health and Sports Science, Psychology, Global Studies, and Brain Science. In addition, there are two professional graduate schools in Law and Business. Furthermore, the programs of Graduate School of Global Studies, Doshisha Business School, and International Science and Technology Course (ISTC, a program offered by Graduate School of Science and Engineering + Graduate School of Life and Medical Sciences) are taught entirely in English. Located in the ancient capital of Kyoto, Doshisha University is home for over 2,400 graduate and professional graduate students. Doshisha continues to develop as an international hub of higher education and research.

Bachelor - Doshisha University

Doshisha University was founded in 1875 by Joseph Hardy Neesima (Jo Niijima), who became one of the six great educators of the Meiji era. Liberalism, Internationalism, and Christian Principles are the three educational principles since foundation, and students are encouraged to nurture a sense of freedom, independence, and conscience. Doshisha offers students a wide-ranging liberal arts education as well as studies in business and science. The university has faculties in Theology, Letters, Social Studies, Law, Economics, Commerce, Policy Studies, Culture and Information Science, Science and Engineering, Life and Medical Sciences, Health and Sports Science, Psychology, and Global Communications. In April 2013, the Faculty of Global and Regional Studies has just been launched. Furthermore, The Institute of the Liberal Arts, an undergraduate program taught entirely in English, was established in April 2011, attracting students from all over the world. Located in the ancient capital of Kyoto, Doshisha University is home for over 26,000 undergraduate students. Doshisha continues to develop as an international hub of higher education and research.

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