HJU encourages students not only to strive for the mastery of academic knowledge and skills for their own career, but also serve others in their community.
HJU was founded in 1886 by a devout Christian with a strong desire to develop women's education in Hiroshima.
We strive to create an environment to develop our students' confidence, leadership skills and open-mindedness based on the principles of liberal arts education.
HJU is a member of a rich exchange network that includes 26 partner institutions in nine different countries.
HJU students have many opportunities to volunteer and are invited to attend workshops and seminars.
HJU is a higher learning institution for women consisting of the Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Human Life Studies and the Graduate School.