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Since 1874, the founding spirit of Aoyama Gakuin, which is based on the Christian faith, has succeeded in becoming a living tradition. As a comprehensive educational institution comprising schools from the kindergarten through the graduate school, we will continue our efforts to implement various types of educational reforms aimed at character building in the truest sense so that our graduates can contribute to modern day society.
Aoyama Gakuin provides education and research consistent with "The Educational Policy of Aoyama Gakuin" in line with the "mission," which is based on the Christian faith. Each school from the kindergarten the university has its own principles and goals determined by the age of the students.
Aoyama Gakuin is a Christian school with Methodist roots.
It is one of the oldest schools in Japan, with a history of more than 140 years, and it has held fast to its Christian education.
During that time there have been many hardships.
Each time, all teachers and staff members have worked hard to achieve the growth that we see today. The present Aoyama Gakuin was formed by combining the previous Girls' and Boys' Schools in 1927.
The university was established in 1949, turning Aoyama into an integrated campus encompassing the kindergarten through the graduate school.
Aoyama Campus is conveniently located within walking distance from Omotesando Station on the Tokyo Metro and Shibuya Station on JR, Tokyu, Keio, and Tokyo Metro.
"Aoyama Campus has been the main site of Aoyama Gakuin since its foundation and the home of the kindergarten, the elementary school, the junior and senior high school, the women's junior college, the seven university schools and colleges in the fields of humanities and social sciences. About 22,000 students pupils study here."
The Shibuya-Aoyama area is the most sophisticated area in Tokyo.
Nearby area are the United Nations University and the embassies of many countries. There are also many advanced cultural institutions. Recent redevelopments have been made for an even more safer and friendlier precinct.
4-4-25 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 〒150-8366
*Please do not drive to the Aoyama Campus
Sagamihara Campus, opened in 2003, is near Fuchinobe Station on the JR Yokohama Line. Nineteen buildings are spaciously arranged on the grounds of approximately 16 hectares. "Sagamihara Campus is home to two schools and colleges of Science and Engineering, and Social Informatics. A total of about 4,000 students study here. One of its main features is that, as the campus is open to the local community, education and research are carried out in collaboration with local residents, companies and governments.
5-10-1 Fuchinobe, Chuo-ku, Sagamihara-shi, Kanagawa, 〒252-5258
*Please do not drive to the Sagamihara Campus