Doshisha University

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Partners's Min GPANoneCountryJapan

About Doshisha University

Doshisha University has two main campuses. One is the Imadegawa Campus located in the heart of Kyoto City, north of Kyoto Imperial Palace and adjacent to a noted Buddhist temple, Shokokuji. As the birthplace of Doshisha University, the history of the Imadegawa Campus is an integral part of Doshisha 141-year-old story. Five buildings on this campus are designated as national important cultural properties. Kyoto’s rich artistic and cultural heritage also provides a distinctive character to the educational approach of Doshisha University. Exposure to the culture of Kyoto during the time spent studying at Doshisha University will be a positive experience that stays with students throughout their lives.


Kyoto, being the former imperial capital of Japan, has a population of 1.5 million. Kyoto is the capital of Kyoto prefecture. The city is a mixture of traditional and modern life, and the area is extremely rich for cultural experiences with its hot springs, museums, shrines and temples. Being a must see city, Kyoto welcomes all people from different parts of the world.

Language Certificate    Students should have a minimum of one year\'s study of Japanese at the college level.