Juntendo University

Juntendo University

is a private university in Tokyo, Japan. Its headquarters are on its campus in Hongō, Bunkyō, Tokyo. Established in 1946, it is nicknamed Jundai.

In addition to its main campus in Hongō, Juntendo has campuses in Inba and Urayasu, both in Chiba Prefecture. Primarily a medical university, Jundai has affiliations with multiple hospitals. The medical school is located at the Hongō campus. Jundai's Sports and Health Science program is offered at the Inaba campus, and the nursing program is divided chronologically, with the first two years meeting at Urayasu, the last two at Hongō. Urayasu also hosts the graduate research program in nursing.

The university traces its roots to the Rangaku medical practice established by Satō Taizen in the Yagenbori neighborhood of Nihonbashi in 1838.


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This article incorporates material translated from 順天堂大学 (Juntendō Daigaku) and 順天堂大学の人物一覧 (Juntendō Daigaku no Jinbutsu Ichiran) in the Japanese Wikipedia, retrieved on June 22, 2008.

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