|In 1895, the 28th year of the Meiji period,
Sai Murasaki founded a private vocational
institution. Presently, Tokushima Bunri
University and its affiliated Junior College
consist of 9 faculties and 26 departments
making it one of the largest post-secondary
institutions in Western Japan.
The University has two campuses:
Tokushima Campus in Tokushima City,
Tokushima Prefecture and Kagawa
Campus in Sanuki City located east of
Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture.
The undergraduate program of the
Tokushima Campus consists of six-year
courses in School of Pharmaceutical
Sciences and four-year courses in Faculty
of Human Life Sciences, Health and Welfare, Policy Studies, and Music.
There is also a one year postgraduate course in Human Life Sciences, Music or
Midwifery, as well as Masterfs Degree and
Ph.D courses in the Faculty of
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Human Life
Sciences, and Policy Studies Course as a
Professional Degree Program.
Tokushima Bunri Junior College has twoyear
programs in Commerce, Language
and Communication, Life Science, Child
Care, and in Music at the Tokushima
At the Kagawa-Campus there are four-year
programs at the Faculty of Health and
Welfare, Literature, Science and
Engineering, as well as a six-year program
in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
There are also Masterfs Degree and Ph.D
courses in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical
Sciences, Literature, and Engineering.
Nowadays, Tokushima Bunri University
and Tokushima Bunri Junior College along
with a kindergarten, an elementary School,
a junior-and senior-high school, make up
the Murasaki Gakuen Educational Foundation.
The founding motto of Tokushima Bunri
University is gIndependence and Cooperationh
and the academic environment in any of its
programs reflects and promotes this
phrase through professional faculty and
staff, and up-to-date research facilities.