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
2013
  • Division of Integrated Engineering within the Graduate School of Science and Engineering is renamed to Division of Integrated Science and Engineering
2014
  • Departments of Nursing and Radiological Technology are established within the Faculty of Fukuoka Medical Technology
  • Graduate Course of Midwifery is established
  • Doctoral Degree Program is set up at the Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health
2015
  • Department of Human Information Systems at the Faculty of Science and Engineering is renamed to Department of Information and Electronic Engineering
  • Department of Medical Technology Emergency Medical Technician Course and Medical Engineering Course is established at the Faculty of Fukuoka Medical Technology
2016
  • Doctoral Degree Program at the Division of Medicine is set up, merging Doctoral Degree Programs at the Divisions of First Basic Medicine, Second Basic Medicine, Social Medicine, First Clinical Medicine and Second Clinical Medicine
  • Division of Regional Economic and Policy is established to offer Master’s Degree Program within the Graduate School of Economics
  • Celebrates Teikyo University 50th Anniversary
2018
  • Department of International Economics established
    Department of Political Science established
  • Division of Emergency Care master's course established in the Graduate School of Medical Care and Technology
  • Division of Radiological Technology doctoral programs (first- and second-year programs) established in the Graduate School of Health Sciences