Tokyo Woman’s Christian University

Tokyo Woman’s Christian University

167-8585 2-6-1 Zempukuji Tokyo View map





Since the University’s beginning, its goals have been the education of women in the liberal arts, the promotion of internationalism, and the advancement of Christian principles. In the early years of the century, when discrimination greatly limited the career opportunities of Japanese women, we were able to play a significant role in their higher education. Today, with women accepting ever greater responsibilities in society, the traditions of our University are continuously being strengthened and given new form to meet the needs of the?contemporary world. The origin of our University was at the World Missionary Conference of 1910, held in Edinburgh, where the decision was made to establish a number of institutions of higher education for women in Asia. Through the years our school has received invaluable support, both financial and spiritual, from the seven founding Protestant denominations of North America. This association with the international Christian community has permittedMORE
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