Kansai University was founded as Kansai Law School in November 1886, in the large commercial city of Osaka. Its founders consisted of a dozen people who were judicial officers and businesspersons.
The Career Center provides students with various modes of support to help them realize their dreams in their chosen professions. Progressively thinking about the future prospects of students starting from the lower grades, in addition to regular university classes about career opportunities : the Career Center offers seminars related to career design, learning practical skills and knowledge, internship programs to on-job-training in enterprises, and other programs. The Career Center also develops dynamic support events such as holding on-campus enterprise research seminars in which more than 1,400 companies are invited on a yearly basis.
Kansai University’s center in the Tokyo metropolitan area
The Kansai University Library consists of the General Library on the Senriyama Campus and three other branches on the Takatsuki Campus, the Takatsuki Muse Campus and the Sakai Campus. The total holdings of printed books and periodicals amount to approximately 2,260,000 volumes, in addition to which Kansai University Library has a large collection of invaluable manuscripts, 21,000 electronic.
Information Technology Center
The Medical Center provides professional health-related services to promote the health of university students, annex school students, faculty and staff members. It is located in Senriyama Campus and there are branches in Takatsuki Campus, Takatsuki Muse Campus and Sakai Campus. Please visit to inquire about health-related issues.
Kansai University launched Minami-Senri International Plaza in April 2012 as part of its international initiative, offering a location for both educational facilities and a dormitory for overseas students attending the Japanese Language and Culture Program Preparatory Course
While main activities university students engage themselves in should be their academic and research activities that match their faculty/department programs, there are also other important activities for them. They can be extracurricular activities, sports such as Judo and baseball which are part of the Athletic Association, indoor activities such as tea ceremony, calligraphy, and orchestra which are part of the Cultural Association, group activities such as ESS and Japanese Literature Study Club which are part of the Extracurricular Study Association, and volunteer activities. Students are encouraged to participate in those to foster an independent spirit, develop character, and expand their knowledge.