Kwansei Gakuin University Placement & International Programs

Kwansei Gakuin University, Job Placement Success

Kwansei Gakuin University is one of the private universities in Japan and an independent institution for higher education. The university maintains academic standards that rank among the highest of all Japanese universities and colleges.

A variety of programs offered in university aims to develop globally-minded people who understand other cultures and countries of the world and inspire them to help others, in the spirit of the school’s motto, Mastery for Service. There are 11 undergraduate and 13 graduate schools as well as an attached Kindergarten, Elementary School, Junior and Senior High School, Seiwa College and Seiwa Junior College.

Mission Statement

“Kwansei Gakuin, as a learning community based on the principles of Christianity, inspires its members to seek their life missions, and cultivates them to be creative and capable world citizens who embody its motto, “Mastery for Service,” by transforming society with compassion and integrity”.

Campus Information

  •  Kwansei Gakuin has 7 campuses : Nishinomiya Uegahara, Nishinomiya Seiwa, Kobe Sanda, Osaka Umeda, Tokyo Marunouchi, Takarazuka and Senri International.
  • The classes of Kwansei Gakuin University are mainly conducted at the Nishinomiya Uegahara, Nishinomiya Seiwa and Kobe Sanda campus.

International Programs

  • Summer Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Study Program
  • Cross-Cultural College(CCC)
  • Kwansei Gakuin University Selected by MEXT as Recipient for Global 30 Plus Grant
  • Collaboration with EU
  • EASE(East Asia Student Encounter)
  • United Nations Seminar
  • Kwansei Gakuin University International Student Volunteers
  • Field Work
  • Japan and Turkey International Seminar
  • Study Abroad from Kwansei Gakuin University (Japanese Only)

Departments at Kwansei Gakuin University

  • School of Theology
  • School of Humanities
  • School of Sociology
  • School of Law and Politics
  • School of Economics
  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Science and Technology
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Graduate School of Language, Communication, and Culture
  • School of Human Welfare Studies
  • School of Education
  • School of International Studies
  • Law School
  • Institute of Business and Accounting

Kwansei Gakuin University, Job Placement Success

Job Placement Success

Job placement for KGU graduates is greatly successful each year.

  • In 2011, 95.3% of male students, and 96.7 % of female students were offered employment. These rates are well above the national average.
  • KGU graduates, with their excellent academic achievements and rich personal qualities, play important roles and have expanded a wast human network in the business sector.
  • KGU graduates find work in various categories of industry-such as manufacturing, finance, mass media, information and communication, teaching, and others. Over half of them go to work for large companies which employ more than 1000 persons.
  • Another proof of KG job placement competence is the satisfaction of KG graduates themselves; in the latest research, 94.7% of male students and 94.0% of female students are satisfied with their workplace.

Contact Information

  • Phone: +81 798-54-6017
  • Address: 1-155 Uegahara Ichibancho, Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture 662-0891, Japan
  • E-mail: ciec[at]
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