Teikyo Heisei University is a comprehensive institution of higher learning that offers a practical education that nurtures individuals with the applicable skills they need to contribute to society. The university's four campuses in the Tokyo metropolitan area serve approximately 10,000 students, and offer nineteen departments across five faculties covering everything from medicine to global communication. Each campus provides both facilities and an environment designed to support local medical and living needs, and students are provided a practical education tailored to their field of study. Students build upon their learning through practical study, thereby gaining the skills they need for the real world.
Hiroko Okinaga graduated from the Department of Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Tokyo. She earned her doctorate in medicine and is a practicing physician.
After working in the Division of Nephrology and Endocrinology at the University of Tokyo Hospital, she was appointed deputy director of Teikyo Heisei University in June 2006 and has served as president since August 2007. She has been awarded with the Japan Endocrine Pathology Society Prize and the Acromegaly Forum Prize.
We aim to give our students a broad range of knowledge and abilities applicable in specialized fields based on a foundation of practical learning.
In this way, we nurture creative individuals with a powerful love for humanity.
Nurture a love for humanity through a well-balanced education in liberal arts, social science and natural science. Cultivate an ability to listen to others, and cultivate in students a strong character capable of correctly applying specialized knowledge and abilities with the aim of improving the happiness and health of others.
Foster independence and tenacity in students, and cultivate richly creative individuals with a broad range of advanced practical knowledge and interdisciplinary problem-solving abilities.
Conduct deep research into specialized academic fields, communicate the results of our research to the world, and utilize university staff and facilities to improve how we interact with and contribute to local communities and to the improvement of the human condition.
Faculties and Departments
Teikyo Heisei University is a comprehensive institution spanning five faculties and nineteen departments that cultivates individuals with the broad perspectives and wide range of knowledge in specialized fields, and with the applicable skills they need to contribute to society.
Five graduate schools offer a rewarding environment and educational framework, teaching graduate schools to become true specialists in their fields, with the necessary applicable skills and a range of knowledge they can use around the world.