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Meiji University
明治大学

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Motto 権利自由、独立自治
(Rights, Liberty, Independence and Self-government)
Established 1881
Type Private
President Hiromi Naya
Location Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Campus Urban
Member of Tokyo 6 Universities
Mascot None
Website www.meiji.ac.jp
Meiji UniversitySchool house.(Liberty tower)
Meiji UniversitySchool house.(Liberty tower)

Meiji University (明治大学 Meiji daigaku?) is a famous private university in Chiyoda, Tokyo, founded in 1881 by three emerging lawyers of the Meiji Era, Tatsuo Kishimoto, Kozo Miyagi, and Misao Yasiro. Meiji University is also known as one of the Tokyo Six Universities. A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local, state, or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... National Diet Building, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Yasukuni Shrine, Kudan Kita 3-1-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Otemon, the Great Gate of Edo Castle (Kokyo) Chiyoda (千代田区; -ku) is a special ward in central Tokyo, Japan. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The city of San Francisco, an example of an urban 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 daigaku yakyÅ«). Cheerleaders (応援団, ÅŒendan) work themselves and sometimes others in the audience... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... Download high resolution version (720x960, 51 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (720x960, 51 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... A private university is a university that is run without the control of any government entity. ... National Diet Building, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Yasukuni Shrine, Kudan Kita 3-1-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Otemon, the Great Gate of Edo Castle (Kokyo) Chiyoda (千代田区; -ku) is a special ward in central Tokyo, Japan. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Year 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... 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 yakyÅ«). Cheerleaders (応援団, ÅŒendan) work themselves and sometimes others in the audience...


The University has eight faculties with total of around 33,000 students on three campuses in Ochanomizu, the Izumi neighborhood of Suginami-ku, and the Ikuta neighborhood of Tama-ku, Kawasaki. Ochanomizu (御茶ノ水) is a neighborhood in Tokyo, Japan. ... Suginami (杉並区; -ku) is a special ward located in Tokyo, Japan. ... A symbol of Kawasaki-shi Temple at Kawasaki. ... This article is about the Japanese city. ...


The famous film director Takeshi Kitano was awarded an honorary Bachelor of Science in engineering in 2004, 34 years after he dropped out to pursue his career in entertainment. Takeshi Kitano , born January 18, 1947) is a Japanese comedian, actor, presenter, author, poet, painter, one-time video game designer, and film director who has received critical acclaim, both in his native Japan and abroad, for his highly idiosyncratic cinematic work. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Every year rugby union and baseball matches Mesosen (明早戦 Mēsōsen?) against Waseda University attract particular attention, and is greatly enjoyed by the students. A rugby union scrum. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... Waseda University ), often abbreviated to Sodai ) is the top private university in Japan, known for the liberal culture symbolized by its motto Independence of Learning. Apart from University of Tokyo, it is one of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning in Japan. ...

Contents

Organization

Undergraduate Schools

  • School of Law
  • School of Commerce
  • School of Political Science and Economics
  • School of Arts and Letters
  • School of Science and Technology
  • School of Agriculture
  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Information and Communication

Graduate Departments and Schools

  • Department of Law
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Political Science and Economics
  • Department of Business Administration
  • Department of Arts and Letters
  • Department of Science and Technology
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Graduate School of Governance Studies
  • Graduate School of Global Business
  • Graduate School of Professional Accountancy

Law School

  • Department of Law

Famous alumni

Prime Ministers

Other Famous Alumni Takeo Miki (三木 武夫 Miki Takeo March 17, 1907–November 4, 1988) was a Japanese politician and the 66th Prime Minister of Japan. ... Tomiichi Murayama Tomiichi Murayama (村山 富市 Murayama Tomiichi, born March 3, 1924) was the 81st Prime Minister of Japan from June 30, 1994 to January 11, 1996 and was replaced by Ryutaro Hashimoto. ...

Zhou Enlai (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chou En-lai) (March 5, 1898 – January 8, 1976), a prominent Communist Party of China leader, was Premier of the Peoples Republic of China from 1949 until his death in January 1976, and Chinas foreign minister from 1949 to... Naomi Uemura (1941 - 1984) was an adventurer who accomplished some of the greatest adventures in history. ... Shu Hiraide (平出 修, April 3, 1878 - March 17, 1914) is a Japanese author. ... Kikuchi Kan (菊池 寛), (December 26, 1888 - March 6, 1948) was a Japanese author. ... This is a Japanese name; the family name is Itō Sachio Itō ) (18 September 1864 - 30 July 1913) was the pen-name of a tanka poet and novelist in Meiji period Japan. ... Ken Takakura (高倉健) (Born 16 February 1931, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan) A Japanese actor best known for his brooding style and the stoic yet honorable presence he bring to his roles. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Toshiyuki Nishida (西田敏行; born 4 November 1947) is a Japanese actor. ... Ren Osugi (大杉漣 ÅŒsugi Ren), né Takashi Osugi (大杉孝 ÅŒsugi Takashi, born September 27, 1951 in Komatsushima, Tokushima, Japan) is a Japanese actor. ... Eijirô Tono (17 September 1907 - 8 September 1994) was a Japanese actor who appeared in supporting roles in such films as Akira Kurosawas Yojimbo, Kihachi Okamotos Kill!, and Yasujiro Ozus Tokyo Story. ... Yuzo Takada (高田裕三 Takada YÅ«zō, born March 21, 1963) is the pseudonym of Yûji Takada, a popular Japanese manga artist. ... Manga-ka (漫画家) is the Japanese word for a comic artist. ... Kaiji Kawaguchi (かわぐちかいじ or 川口開治) is a Japanese manga author whose works include Eagle and Zipang, both of which have the power to absorb people. ... Manga-ka (漫画家) is the Japanese word for a comic artist. ... Toshio Sakai (酒井淑夫, 1940 – 1999), from Meiji University, a photographer for United Press International, won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography in 1968, for a photograph depicting the Vietnam War. ... The Pulitzer Prize is a United States literary award given out each April. ... For the record label, see Ivy League Records. ... Yamashita Tatsuro (山下達郎) (February 4, 1953 - ) is Japanese musician. ... Miyazawa Kazufumi is the founder of the Japanese/Okinawan band The Boom. ... Agata Morio (あがた森魚) is a male Japanese popular music artist. ... Senichi Hoshino (星野仙一 Hoshino Senichi, born January 22, 1947) is a famous Japanese baseball player. ... Masaaki Hatsumi (初見良昭 Hatsumi Masaaki, born December 2, 1931) and residing in Japan is the founder and current head of the Bujinkan Dojo martial arts organization. ... Stylized Bujinkan Symbol in Japanese The Bujinkan (Warrior Spirit Training Hall or House of the Divine Warrior), or more properly the Bujinkan Dōjō ) is a martial arts organization. ... Sohn Kee-chung (August 29, 1912 – November 15, 2002) became the first medal-winning Korean Olympian when he won the gold medal in the Marathon at the 1936 Berlin Olympics as a member of the Japanese delegation, under the name of Son Kitei, which is the Japanese pronunciation of the... Modern day marathon runners The word marathon refers to a long-distance road running event of 42. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... Kihachi Okamoto (岡本喜八 Okamoto Kihachi, 17 February 1923 – 19 February 2005) was a Japanese film director who has worked in several different genres, including jidaigeki. ... Takeshi Kitano , born January 18, 1947) is a Japanese comedian, actor, presenter, author, poet, painter, one-time video game designer, and film director who has received critical acclaim, both in his native Japan and abroad, for his highly idiosyncratic cinematic work. ... Yuzo Kawashima (4 February 1918-11 June 1963) was a notable Japanese filmmaker, most famous for making tragi-comic films dealing with the lives of lower-class Japanese people, especially those involved in petty crime or employed in red light districts. ... Sasabe Kiyoshi (佐々部清) is a film director. ... Tetsuo Shinohara (篠原 哲雄 Shinohara Tetsuo, born 9 February 1962 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese film director. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Moriteru Ueshiba (植芝守央 Moriteru Ueshiba) (born April 2, 1951) is the third and current Aikido Doshu. ... Doshu (道主) is a hereditary title for the Head of the Way, the way in question being the Japanese martial art aikido. ... Yasuo Kobayashi (b. ...

External links

  • Meiji University website

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