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Hosei University (法政大学 hōsei daigaku) is a private university based in Tokyo, Japan, and one of the "Tokyo 6 Universities". Western Illinois University A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees at all levels (bachelor, master, and doctor) in a variety of subjects. ... Tokyo ) , literally eastern capital, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and includes the highly urbanized central area formerly known as the city of Tokyo which is the heart of the Greater Tokyo Area. ... Tokyo six universities (東京六大学,Tōkyō roku daigaku) are prominent universities in Tokyo: Tokyo, Waseda, Keio, Hosei, Meiji, and Rikkyo (St Pauls) universities that compete amongst themselves in a baseball tournament (Tokyo six universities baseball, 東京六大学野球 Tōkyō roku...


It developed from a school of law established in 1880 and merged with a school of French studies in 1889. It adopted the name Hosei University in 1903 and was recognized as a private university in 1920. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ...


Notable figures involved in its foundation include Dr. Gustave Emile Boissonade, Dr. Masaaki Tomii, and Dr. Ume Kenjiro, "father of the Japanese Civil Code". Gustave Emile Boissonade de Fontarabie (1825 - 1910) was a French jurist responsible for drafting much of Japans legal code during the Meiji Era. ...


Hosei has three main campuses, which it calls Ichigaya, Koganei, and Tama. The Ichigaya campus is halfway between Ichigaya and Iidabashi stations in central Tokyo; its 26-story Boissonade Tower, completed in 2000, can be seen from either station. The campus has a city flavour but is still somewhat isolated from central Tokyo; the nearby presense of the Yasukuni Shrine wall so contributes. Iidabashi Station (飯田橋駅) is a major interchange station in Tokyos Chūō ward, with some underground sections of the station complex located in Shinjuku and Bunkyō wards. ... Students at Yasukuni The main building of Yasukuni Shrine Yasukuni Shrine ) (literally peaceful nation shrine) is a controversial Shinto shrine located in Tokyo, Japan dedicated to the spirits of soldiers who died fighting on behalf of the Japanese emperor. ...


Sciences are studied at the Koganei campus to the west of Tokyo, and other subjects are split between Tama, which is near Hachiōji, and Ichigaya. Koganei (小金井市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Hachiōji (八王子市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan, about 40 km west of the center of Tokyo. ...



Tokyo Big Six Baseball League:
Hosei University | Keio University | Meiji University   
Rikkyo University | University of Tokyo | Waseda University

Tokyo six universities (東京六大学,Tōkyō roku daigaku) are prominent universities in Tokyo: Tokyo, Waseda, Keio, Hosei, Meiji, and Rikkyo (St Pauls) universities that compete amongst themselves in a baseball tournament (Tokyo six universities baseball, 東京六大学野球 Tōkyō roku daigaku yakyū). ... Keio University(library,Mita campus) Keio University (慶應義塾大学 Keiō Gijuku Daigaku) is one of the two most popular private universities in Japan(the other is Waseda University). ... Meiji UniversitySchool house. ... Rikkyo University (St. ... The University of Tokyo (東京大学; Tōkyō Daigaku, abbreviated as 東大 Tōdai) is one of the leading research universities in Japan. ... Waseda University (早稲田大学 Waseda Daigaku; or 早大 Sōdai for short) is one of the two most popular private universities in Japan (the other is Keio University). ...

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HOSEI UNIVERSITY-University Outline**President Message (308 words)
Hosei University was founded on the spirit of Liberty and the ideal of Progress at a turning point in world history, which was during the domestic movement to establish the Diet to promote modernization of Japan, and during the world transition of the free trading system centering on England.
Since that time, Hosei University contributed to the establishment of a modern legal system with the sprit of liberalism at its core, established the first faculty of economics in a private university, advanced the fulfillment of humanities by descendants of Soseki Natsume, and thus has built a tradition as one of Japan’s leading private universities.
In the latter half of the 20th century, the traditions of Hosei University were always expressed as a positive stance on social change, the university has sent out individuals with heightened independent ability through education and capable of making a contribution to society in a variety of ways.
Welcome to Hosei University School of Correspondence Education (265 words)
Universities are increasingly called upon to satisfy current social demand for life-long learning, which has resulted in a need for educational facilities open to the general public.
 Hosei University's School of Correspondence Education, established in 1947, is well known as the pioneer of Japanese four-year correspondence schools providing formal education at the university level.
It provides a particularly good opportunity for those who live far away, or who, due to personal circumstances, are unable to come to the university to study.
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