Komazawa University

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Komazawa University
駒澤大学
Komazawa main.JPG
MottoTruth, Sincerity, Respect, and Love (信誠敬愛)
Type Private
Established1592
PresidentRyōkō Hirose
Administrative staff
600
Undergraduates 16,000
Postgraduates 250
Location, ,
Campus Urban
Member ofSetagaya 6 Universities consortium
Colors bluish-purple
Website komazawa-u.ac.jp/english/

Komazawa University (駒澤大学, Komazawa Daigaku), abbreviated as 駒大 Komadai, is one of the oldest universities in Japan. Its history starts in 1592, when a seminary was established to be a center of learning for the young monks of the Sōtō sect, one of the two main Zen Buddhist traditions in Japan.

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The university in Tokyo campus comprises seven faculties and 17 departments with a total of around 16,000 students. Also for students who wish to pursue advanced studies, each department has a graduate school. It also has eleven research institutes and a Museum of Zen Buddhist Culture. Times Higher Education places Komazawa University in the 150+ bracket in its ranking of Japan's 200 best universities. [1]

History

[2]

In brief

[3]

Chronology

[4]

Basic information

Campuses

Komazawa campus

Komazawa 1-23-1, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo-to (東京都 世田谷区 駒沢1-23-1)

Futakotamagawa campus

Unane 1-1-1, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo-to (東京都 世田谷区 宇奈根1-1-1)

Fukasawa campus

Fukasawa 6-8-18, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo-to (東京都 世田谷区 深沢6-8-18)

College Song

Education and research

Departments

Graduate programs

Professional graduate programs

  • Judicial Studies (Law school)

Affiliated facilities

Institute

  • The Zen Institute
  • The Institute of Zen Buddhism and Economics
  • The Institute for Comparative Buddhist Literature
  • The Institute of Legal Research
  • The Research Institute for Applied Geography
  • The Research Institute for Accounting
  • The Institute of Mass Communication
  • The Research Institute for Justice

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Facilities

Museum

Student life

Societies

There are over 160 clubs and organizations in Komazawa University. [7]

Ekiden

The Komazawa University ekiden team won the " Hakone Ekiden " in 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, and 2021.

Baseball

The baseball team belongs to the " Tohto University Baseball League ". (東都大学野球リーグ)

Football

The football team plays as one of the Kantō Collegiate Football League (ja:関東大学サッカー連盟)

Others

Festivals

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People

Presidents

Professors

[9]

Alumni

* Did not graduate.

External relations

International exchanges

Agreements with other universities

Setagaya Six Universities Consortium

Participants in the Setagaya 6 Universities Consortium (世田谷6大学コンソーシアム " Setagaya Roku Daigaku Konsōshiamu ") are as follows:

Sister schools

They were also established by Soto sect.

Affiliated schools

[10]

See also

" Nittokomasen "(日東駒専)are as follows:

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