History

Teikyo University emerged as one of Japan's leading universities with modern Japan's growth

Teikyo University was founded in 1966. Originally it had just two faculties: the Faculty of Liberal Arts, with English Literature and Japanese Literature departments, and the Faculty of Economics and Department of Economics. The University has grown and expanded considerably over the years and now boasts a broad range of faculties and departments spread over five campuses at Itabashi, Hachioji, Utsunomiya, Fukuoka and Kasumigaseki.

Key milestones in the history of Teikyo University

1966
  • Faculty of Liberal Arts established
  • Faculty of Economics established
1967
  • Faculty of Law established
1971
  • School of Medicine established
1977
  • Graduate School of Medicine established
  • Faculty of Pharma-Science established
1979
  • Graduate School of Liberal Arts established
1981
  • Graduate School of Pharma-Science established
1982
  • Graduate School of Economics established
1983
  • Graduate School of Law established
1987
  • Name changed to Teikyo University
1989
  • Faculty of Science and Engineering established
1990
  • International Students Department established (renamed Teikyo Study Abroad Center in 2005)
2000
  • Graduate School of Science and Engineering established
2004
  • Faculty of Medical Technology established
2005
  • Faculty of Fukuoka Medical Technology established
2006
  • Graduate School of Medical Care and Technology established
2007
  •  Faculty of Language Studies created from merger of Department of Anglo-American Language and Culture and Department of International Culture
2009
  • Graduate School of Teacher Education established
2011
  • Graduate School of Languages and Cultures established
  • Graduate School of Public Health established
2012
  • Department of Education within the Faculty of Liberal Arts restructured as the Faculty of Education
2014
  • Graduate Course of Midwifery established