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Tokai Gakuen University

Message from President

At Tokai Gakuen University, not only do we emphasize learning and knowledge but the development of the personal skills required to succeed within our society. Our educational concept of “living together and helping each other” forms the foundation for that philosophy.
All humans must coexist with their fellow citizens, society, and the natural environment around them. “Living together” is about keeping that in mind, appreciating it, and living as full a life as we personally can.
As people live into their hundreds and artificial intelligence is further developed, future society will require us to imagine revolutionary ideas and act upon them. My hope is that the four years spent at university prepares students for resounding success within such a society as they intently examine both the society and the world at large with their own eyes, gain real-world experience, discover friends, books, and most of all, themselves. I would like nothing more than for students to enjoy this period of discovery as they explore who they want to be and become self-sufficient.
This year, Tokai Gakuen University will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its founding. To mark this occasion, we have launched the Tokai Gakuen University Tomoiki Project as a new development that draws upon the spirit of “living together,” and we are now preparing lectures and practical training related to the environment as part of that initiative.
Based on the concept of “living together”, our university will do everything in our power to support the goals of our students as we head into the future together.

Matsubara, Takehisa

Matsubara, Takehisa

About TGU

The philosophy of Tokai Gakuen University

The founding philosophy of Tokai Gakuen University is “Tomoiki” (living together helping each other) and the ethos is “kinkenseijitsu” (diligence and sincerity). The university practices a comprehensive liberal arts education and specialized education that aim to foster a wide range of professionals for a global age.

History

1888 Received approval as the Jodo-shu Secondary School Aichi Branch which opened in 1889.
1909 Changed the name to Tokai Junior High School.
1947 Opened Tokai Junior High School under the new school system.
1948 Established Tokai High School under the new school system.
1962 Established Tokai Girls’ High School.
1964 Opened Tokai Gakuen Women’s Junior College (with a home economics course and English course).
1968 Tokai Gakuen Women’s Junior College: Added a Japanese literature course.
1971 Tokai Gakuen Women's Junior College: Changed the name of departments to the Department of Home Economics, the Department of English, and the Department of Japanese Literature.
1991 Tokai Gakuen Women’s Junior College: Changed the name of the Department of Home Economics to the Science of Living Department.
1995 Tokai Gakuen University: Opened the School of Business Management.
2000 Tokai Gakuen University: Opened the master’s degree program in the Graduate School of Business Management.
Tokai Gakuen University: Opened the School of Humanities.
Tokai Gakuen Women’s Junior College: Stopped recruiting students for the Department of Japanese Literature and the Department of English.
Tokai Girls’ High School: changed the name to Tokai Gakuen High School with the shift to coeducation.
2001 Tokai Gakuen Women’s Junior College: Changed the name of the Science of Living Department to the Department of Life Environmental Studies.
2004 Tokai Gakuen University: Opened the School of Human Wellness.
Tokai Gakuen University Junior College: Stopped recruiting students.
2005 Tokai Gakuen University Junior College: Closed.
2008 Tokai Gakuen University: Established the Department of Human Development and Education in the School of Humanities.
2011 Tokai Gakuen University: Established the School of Health and Nutrition.
2012 Tokai Gakuen University: Established School of Education and School of Sport and Health Science.
2014 Tokai Gakuen University: Opened the Department of Psychology in the School of Humanities.
2018 Tokai Gakuen University: Established School of psychology.

Introduction to Campus Facilities

Miyoshi Campus

Miyoshi Campus

The extensive 170,000-m2 campus features an array of facilities that will be of diverse benefit to you during your four years at the university. There are six main buildings: Building No. 1, Building No. 2, Building No. 3, Building No. 4, Building No. 5, and the Student Union Building. The campus also has a gymnasium, sports grounds, pool, baseball field and other sports facilities, an outdoor stage, a parking lot and more.

Miyoshi Campus

Nagoya Campus

Nagoya Campus

The Nagoya Campus is located in a quiet residential neighborhood in the Tempaku Ward. Despite being only about 30 minutes from Nagoya Station, the campus is blessed with a natural environment including streams and hills. There are seven main buildings: Building No. 1, Building No. 2, Building No. 3, There Building No. 4, Building No. 5, Library, and the Student Union. The campus also has a gymnasium, sports grounds, tennis courts, and a sports ground and more.

Nagoya Campus

Access

Miyoshi Campus

From Nagoya

Take the Subway Higashiyama Line to Fushimi Sta. or the Subway Sakuradori Line to Gokiso Sta., then transfer to the Subway Tsurumai Line for Toyota City. Get off at Miyoshigaoka Sta., then walk about 10 min.

From Toyota

Take the Meitetsu Toyota Line to Miyoshigaoka Sta., then walk about 10 min.

Nagoya Campus

From Nagoya

Take the Subway Higashiyama Line to Fushimi Sta. or the Subway Sakuradori Line to Gokiso Sta., transfer to the Subway Tsurumai Line, get off at Hara Sta., then walk about 15 min. or Take a city bus from Hara Sta. to Hirabari Minami Jutaku, then walk about 3 min.

From Toyota

Get off at Hara Sta. (direct train from Meitetsu Toyota Line), take a city bus from Hara Sta. to Hirabari Minami Jutaku, then walk about 3 min.

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