University of Hyogo


The University of Hyogo (Hyogo Prefectural University) is a public university in Japan. The headquarters office is located in Chuo-ku, Kobe City.

The University of Hyogo (UH) was established in April 2004 by integrating three universities which were run by Hyogo Prefecture government: Kobe University of Commerce,Himeji Institute of Technology  and the College of Nursing Art and Science, Hyogo .

At its birth, UH opened a new independent campus (with its headquarters office) in the Harborland (Chuo-ku, Kobe); the other campuses were those of the predecessors:

  • former Kobe University of Commerce:
    • Kobe Gakuentoshi Campus (in Nishi-ku, Kobe)
  • former Himeji Institute of Technology:
    • Himeji Shosha Campus (in Himeji, Hyogo)
    • Harima Science Garden City Campus (in Kamigori-cho, Hyogo)
    • Himeji Shinzaike Campus (in Himeji, Hyogo)
  • former College of Nursing Art and Science, Hyogo: