AT A GLANCE

Founded 1949 as the International Division
1987 as the Faculty of Comparative Culture
2006 as the Faculty of Liberal Arts


Curriculum

Liberal Arts (Disciplines of Anthropology, Art History, Business, Economics, History, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, and Japanese Studies)

Language of Instruction

English

Degree Students Quota

approx 750

Fulltime Faculty 

approx 43

Exchange Students

approx 170

Sophia University at a Glance

Founded 1913

Undergraduate
Curriculum

  • Faculties of Economics
  • Faculties of Foreign Studies
  • Faculties of Humanities
  • Faculties of Human Sciences
  • Faculties of Law
  • Faculties of Liberal Arts
  • Faculties of Science and Engineering
  • Faculties of Theology

Graduate
Curriculum

  • Graduate School of Global Studies
  • Graduate Schools of Foreign Studies
  • Graduate Schools of Global Environmental Studies
  • Graduate Schools of Economics
  • Graduate Schools of Humanities
  • Graduate Schools of Human Sciences
  • Graduate Schools of Law
  • Graduate Schools of Philosophy
  • Graduate Schools of Science and Engineering
  • Graduate Schools of Theology

Students

11,500

Library Holdings

Over 1,000,000 volumes, 11,000 periodicals

Research facilities

Sophia Research Organization (10 specialized research institutes, 340 scholars)