Doshisha was founded by Joseph Hardy Neesima in 1875 as the first Japanese school advocating the teaching of Christianity. Our founding spirit consists of three main principles: Christianity, Liberalism, and Internationalism. Doshisha has more than 29,000 students, and about 1,500 of them are from outside Japan.
What you can learn?
School of Theology, Faculty of Letters, Faculty of Social Studies, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Commerce, Faculty of Policy Studies, Faculty of Culture and Information Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Life and Medical Science, Faculty of Health and Sports Science, Faculty of Psychology, Faculty of Global Communication, Faculty of Global and Regional Studies
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Degree Programs in English
Doshisha University offers English-based degree programs designed for degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students.
Exchange Student Programs
Exchange students from our foreign partner institutions are enrolled at Doshisha as students of either “the Center for Global Education (commonly referred to as CGE-sei)” or “the Center for Japanese Language and Culture (commonly referred to as Nichibun-sei).” They may take subjects offered at each Center and access the same campus facilities as regular Doshisha students.
Doshisha University Merit Scholarships for Self-Funded International Students
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Scholarship for Students from Developing Countries
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Support Systems for Exchange Students
- Tutor System (for Graduate Students only)
- International Peer Support Program
- From academic counseling to club activities and tips to find academic information, check the list of contact offices to see which office offers specific support for your concern.