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News & Information

Application Guidelines of English-based Degree Programs(Fall Admission Special Examination or Self-Recommendation)

January 10, 2017

GIS Fall Admission Special Examination …[more]

Safety confirmation of the students in a disaster

October 18, 2016

In a disaster, we will try to confirm the student situation through the Internet. …[more]

Hosei University Entrance Ceremony for fall 2016 President's Remarks

September 23, 2016

Good morning First of all let me congratulate you on entering Hosei University!
Coming to university or graduate school is not just about amassing skills and knowledge. …[more]

(To Vietnamese)Hosei Japanese Speech Contest in Hanoi(November 26, 2016)
Note : Deadline for Application is October 18.
第2回法政大学日本語スピーチコンテスト(2016年11月26日)を実施します。(10月18日まで申込受付中)

September 20, 2016

Hosei Japanese Speech Contest will take place in Hanoi on November 26, 2016.It will be held to celebrate the starting of Hosei University Japanese Language Program (JLP) for non-degree students who are non-native speakers of Japanese in the cooperation of University of Languages and International Studies, Vietnam National University, Hanoi.…[more]

HOSEI Short-term Scholarship Program for High School Students (HOSEI-SSP)
DATES: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18 – SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, 2017 (5 DAYS)

August 24, 2016

We invite you to join HOSEI Short-term Scholarship Program for High School Students (HOSEI-SSP), an exciting and unique study abroad experience at HOSEI University, an international university in Tokyo, Japan.…[more]

GIS New Website Launch

June 2, 2016

[HOSEI University]SCOPE Self-Recommendation
Entries Open on April 28, 2016

April 27, 2016

Application period for fall 2016 admission: April 28, 2016 to June 3, 2016…[more]

Freshmen of Hosei University: Congratulations on your admission!

April 26, 2016

On Sunday April 3, Hosei University’s entrance ceremony took place at the Nippon Budokan (Kitanomaru Park, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo). The famous cherry trees around the venue were in full bloom, providing memorable photo opportunities for many freshmen.…[more]

(To Vietnamese)Hosei Japanese Speech Contest in Hanoi(March 26, 2016)
Note : Deadline for application is February 29.
法政大学日本語スピーチコンテスト(2016年3月26日)を実施します。(2月29日まで申込受付中)

January 29, 2016

Hosei Japanese Speech Contest will take place in Hanoi on March 26, 2016.It will be held to celebrate the opening of the Hosei University Vietnam Office in the cooperation of University of Languages and International Studies, Vietnam National University, Hanoi.…[more]

An English-based degree program to be launched across two graduate schools in September 2016:The interdisciplinary graduate program IIST for integrated science and technology studies (offered in English)

November 26, 2015

In September 2016, Hosei University (President: Yuko Tanaka) will establish an interdisciplinary graduate program at its Graduate School of Science and Engineering and Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, to offer a high-quality education in integrated science and technology, aimed at supporting a sustainable global society.…[more]

Opening Ceremony held for the 5th class in the Double Degree Program in the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences

November 6, 2015

On Monday, September 14, the Opening Ceremony for the 5th class in the Double Degree Program (DDP) in the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences was held on the Koganei Campus. Approximately 20 students, including five new students, participated in the ceremony.…[more]

Sakura Exchange Program in Science of JST conducted

October 28, 2015

During seven days from Friday, August 21 to Thursday, August 27, the Sakura Exchange Program in Science (Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science), which is administered by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), was implemented.…[more]

Hosei University to launch two English-based Degree Programs: GBP at the Faculty of Business Administration and SCOPE at the Faculty of Humanity and Environment

September 1, 2015

Hosei University (President: Yuko Tanaka) will launch two new programs, in which all classes are to be given in English, at the Faculty of Business Administration and the Faculty of Humanity and Environment in September 2016. Below is an introduction to the programs.…[more]

“Discover Japan” Fuji Seminar Held

July 29, 2015

During the weekend of June 27 and 28, 2015, a “Discover Japan” Fuji Seminar was held to cap the course “Discover Japan I” (under Professor Mark Field of the Faculty of Intercultural Communication, and Associate Professor Akiko Murata of the Global Education Center) as part of our Exchange Students from Overseas Program (ESOP). …[more]

Hosei University Sharing Information with the World on Its LinkedIn University Page

July 28, 2015

LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service with more than 300 million registered members in over 200 countries and territories around the world.…[more]

(2016 Entrance Exam) Notice on Entrance Examinations for International Students

June 30, 2015

Two types of entrance examinations for international students will be conducted…[more]

Reconstruction works of ‘55 and ‘58 Buildings of Ichigaya Campus

June 18, 2015

Buildings that have been loved as places where our students have gathered, learned, and fully enjoyed their campus life since 1955 will give their role to new school buildings.…[more]

Carnegie Council Workshop “Global Ethics: Nuclear Energy, Technology, and Risk”(June 12)

May 29, 2015

The 2011 Tohoku earthquake and Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, like Chernobyl before it, throws into sharp relief the ethical issues that surround the management of technological risk.…[more]

Carnegie Council Workshop “Global Ethics: Nuclear Energy, Technology, and Risk”(June 12)

May 29, 2015

The 2011 Tohoku earthquake and Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, like Chernobyl before it, throws into sharp relief the ethical issues that surround the management of technological risk.…[more]

The Hosei Herald Launched

May 13, 2015

The Global Education Center of Hosei University published the university’s English newspaper the Hosei Herald as part of the university’s educational programs.…[more]

Freshmen of Hosei University: Congratulations on your admission!

April 24, 2015

On Friday April 3, Hosei University’s entrance ceremony took place at the Nippon Budokan (Kitanomaru Park, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo), where cherry petals were fluttering in the wind.…[more]

International Symposium “Cross-cultural Transfer of Knowledge – Italian Way of Management for Economic Revitalization in Japan” Held

April 14, 2015

On March 14 (Sat.), the Research Institute for Innovation Management held the international symposium “Cross-cultural Transfer of Knowledge – Italian Way of Management for Economic Revitalization in Japan,”…[more]

The Hosei Business School of Innovation Management (HBS/IM) will begin offering a new Global MBA course (GMBA) in September 2015

April 8, 2015

The Hosei Business School of Innovation Management (HBS/IM) will begin offering a new Global MBA course (GMBA) in September 2015.…[more]

R&I Affirms AA-: Hosei University

March 2, 2015

Hosei University’s issuer rating by Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) has been renewed…[more]

Books from Hosei University Press Available at the Information Space on the Ground Floor of Hitokuchizaka Building

March 2, 2015

On Monday, January 26, a book selling corner was set up at the information space on the ground floor of Hitokuchizaka Building, Ichigaya Campus.…[more]

Extracurricular Programs “Making Reusable Shopping Bags Using Furoshiki” and “Try Playing Sankyoku” Held as Part of the “Let’s Learn Japanese Culture” Project

March 2, 2015

On Wednesday, November 26, 2014, an extracurricular education program organized by the Hosei University Student Center “Making reusable shopping bags using furoshiki (wrapping cloth)” was held at Ichigaya Campus. …[more]

Training Program for Senior Officials of Vietnam’s State Anti-Corruption Organ was held at Hosei University

December 10, 2014

For four days from Monday, October 6 through Wednesday, 8 and Friday, October 10, various lectures concerning the government and countermeasures against corruption in Japan were given at Hosei University to Vietnam’s mission consisting of 19 senior and middle officials (including 2 members from Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs) sent by the State Organ of the Central Commission for Internal Affairs (CCIA). …[more]

Hosei University Becomes Associate Member of UNESCO-UNAOC UNITWIN MILID

December 3, 2014

Hosei University has become an associate member of the UNITWIN on “Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue” (UNITWIN MILID) of the UNESCO-United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC). …[more]

Hosei University is selected as Member of The Top Global University Project (President Yuko Tanaka)

October 21, 2014

Hosei University has started on its path toward becoming a Top Global University. By this selection, Hosei University will now become a truly global university. …[more]

MEXT selects Hosei University for the 2014 Top Global University Project (Type B: Leading Global)

October 21, 2014

Hosei University has applied for and been selected for the 2014 Top Global University Project (Type B: Leading Global) by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). …[more]

President Tanaka Gives Pep Talk to Baseball and Football Teams

October 3, 2014

Autumn is a perfect season for sports. …[more]

Hosei University Globalization Policy--Contributing to the Makings of a Peaceful and Sustainable Global Society

August 7, 2014

On July 9, 2014, Hosei University (President: Yuko Tanaka) has established its new Global Policy.…[more]

The 33rd Annual Japanese Language Speech Contest for International Students was held

July 30, 2014

On Saturday, June 21, the 33rd Annual Japanese Language Speech Contest for International Students was held at Satta Hall on the Ichigaya campus. …[more]

(2015 Entrance Exam) Notice on Entrance Examinations for International Students

July 22, 2014

The Entrance Examination Consisting of Documentary Screening for International Students will be newly established from the 2015 school year. …[more]

Movie Screening & Talk Event on June 16 in commemoration of World Refugee Day

July 17, 2014

On Monday, June 16, a screening of “The Suffering Grasses,” a documentary about the Syrian civil war, was held at G-Lounge on the Ichigaya Campus in commemoration of World Refugee Day (June 20) established by the United Nations in 2000. …[more]

Discover Japan “Fuji Residential Seminar” from June 28 to 29

July 15, 2014

Over two days and one night from June 28 through 29, the Discover Japan “Fuji Residential Seminar” was held to cap the Discover Japan I course (persons in charge: Mark Field, Professor of the Faculty of Intercultural Communication, and Akiko Murata, Specially Appointed Associate Professor for International Strategic Planning and Cooperation). …[more]

Masahiro Hara, an Alumnus of Hosei University, Wins the Popular Prize of the European Inventor Award for Developing the QR Code

July 11, 2014

Masahiro Hara, from Denso Wave Incorporated, was honored with the Popular Prize for developing the QR code at the European Inventor Award ceremony on June 17, 2014. …[more]

Historic Sites of Hosei University: Ichigaya Campus

June 5, 2014

If you walk down Meidai Street from JR Ochanomizu Station toward Kanda Book Town, you will find a stone monument marking the location of Hosei University’s foundation on the sidewalk beside Kyoundo Hospital. …[more]

Hosei University Held Tokyo Big6 Baseball League Cheering Program

May 28, 2014

On Saturday, May 10, the Tokyo Big6 Baseball League Cheering Program, an extracurricular education program organized by the Hosei University Student Center was held at Jingu Stadium.…[more]

Director of UNIC Tokyo, Kaoru Nemoto, Makes Courtesy Call on University President

May 1, 2014

On Wednesday, April 23, Kaoru Nemoto, the Director of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Tokyo, paid President Yuko Tanaka a courtesy call.…[more]

The 2014 “EuroPhilosophie” Hosei Program Begins

April 18, 2014

On April 1, a day when the cherry blossoms were in full bloom, the 2014 “EuroPhilosophie” (Euro Philosophy) Hosei Program (Erasmus Mundus Master Program) was launched.…[more]

Congratulations and Welcome to Hosei University

April 16, 2014

On Thursday April 3, at the Nippon Budokan (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo), the 2014 entrance ceremony was held.…[more]

Message from newly-appointed president Yuko Tanaka to the students

April 1, 2014

It was 44 years ago when I entered Hosei University. …[more]

“Let’s Listen to the Talk of a Recipient of the Ig Nobel Prize! —Tracing a Secret of Onions that Doesn’t Cause Tears—” Program Conducted

February 24, 2014

On Friday, January 17, the extracurricular liberal arts program of the Student Center “Let’s Listen to the Talk of a Recipient of the Ig Nobel Prize!—Tracing a Secret of Onions that Doesn’t Cause Tears” was conducted on the Koganei campus.…[more]

Associate Professor Kaneyoshi Yamamoto et al., Course of Frontier Bioscience, Department of Frontier Bioscience, Faculty of Bioscience and Applied Chemistry, succeeded in collecting and accumulating highly-concentrated rare metal by using colon bacilli.

January 31, 2014

A study group of Associate Professor Kaneyoshi Yamamoto et al., Department of Frontier Bioscience, Faculty of Bioscience and Applied Chemistry, succeeded in collecting and accumulating a highly-concentrated rare metal by using colon bacilli. Colon bacilli can easily bind to metals and carry them.…[more]

Congratulations to Skating Club Athletes Suzuki and Toko!
Both Make the Japanese National Women’s Ice Hockey Team for the Sochi Olympics

December 5, 2013

Sena Suzuki and Ayaka Toko, both Hosei Skating Club athletes, have officially been chosen as members of the Japanese National Women’s Ice Hockey Team for the upcoming Sochi Olympics.…[more]

Hosei University Briefing Session Held in Indonesia

November 8, 2013

On October 26 and 27, the Japan Education Fair was held in Surabaya and Jakarta in Indonesia under the sponsorship of the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO).…[more]

Professor Toshiyuki Nagata, of the Plant Clinical Science Course, Department of Frontier Bioscience, received the Ig Nobel Prize.

On September 12, Professor Toshiyuki Nagata, of the Plant Clinical Science Course, Department of Frontier Bioscience, received the Ig Nobel Prize at the Sanders Theatre of Harvard University.…[more]

Fall Semester 2013 Exchange Students Have Arrived in Japan.

October 7, 2013

This September, 42 exchange students arrived in Japan for our Fall Semester 2013. Subsequently, they have started studying primarily in ESOP lecture courses at Hosei University.…[more]

Student Circles – Helping to Deepen Understanding

August 20, 2013

A wide variety of student groups have been cooperating with extracurricular education programs held by the Hosei University Student Center. These groups’ purpose is to help the student participants understand the contents of the programs.…[more]

The 32nd Annual Japanese Language Speech Contest for International Students

July 16, 2013

On Saturday, July 6, the 32nd Annual Japanese Language Speech Contest for International Students was held in Satta Hall. The Hosei International Club (Hi-C Orange) hosts the contest every year with the support of the Hosei University Supporters Association and Hosei University International Center.…[more]

Overview of the Admission Procedures for International Students Determined

June 17, 2013

The overview of the 2014 Admission Procedures for International Students has been determined. All prospective applicants are asked to refer to these admission procedures along with the Admissions Guide for International Students provided on the website.…[more]

Hosei University Celebrates Taiwan Office Opening

May 30, 2013

On April 8, 2013, Hosei University established the Hosei University Taiwan Office, one of our overseas bases, on the Taipei Campus of Tamkang University in Taiwan (our partner university). We held the opening ceremony of the office on Friday, May 24.…[more]

Notice Regarding the Outline and Schedule of the Entrance Examination for International Students

Thank you for your interest in Hosei University. We are pleased to inform you that the schedule for the 2014 Entrance Examination for International Students has been fixed. This page provides an outline of the examination, as well as the schedule and changes in content from 2013 to 2014.…[more]

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