Meijo University

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Meijo University
Meijou daigaku Tempaku campus.jpg
Tempaku campus in Meijo University
Type Private
EstablishedMay 1926 (1926-05) [1]
President Akihiro Ohara
35°08′10″N136°58′34″E / 35.136°N 136.976°E / 35.136; 136.976
35°24′40″N137°00′47″E / 35.411°N 137.013°E / 35.411; 137.013
CampusMultiple campuses
AffiliationsJapan Private Universities FD Coalition Forum

Meijo University (名城大学, Meijō daigaku) is a private university in Japan. Its main campus is in Tempaku-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, and it has two other campuses in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture. It had two faculty members who were Nobel laureates as of 2021.



The name Meijō derives itself from the abbreviated kanji form of Nagoya Castle (名古屋城, Nagoya-jō).

The predecessor of the school was founded by Juichi Tanaka in May 1926;95 years ago; it was chartered as a university in 1949. It is the largest university in the Chūkyō Metropolitan Area.

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  1. "History". Archived from the original on 2002-06-24.