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AICHI UNIVERSITY (愛知大学, Aichi
Aichi
Daigaku) is a private university in Aichi
Aichi
Prefecture , Japan
Japan
. Its campuses are located in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya
Nagoya
, Toyohashi
Toyohashi
and Higashi-ku, Nagoya
Nagoya
.

CONTENTS

* 1 History * 2 Chronology

* 3 Organization

* 3.1 Undergraduate Programs * 3.2 Graduate Programs * 3.3 Research Centers

* 4 References * 5 External links

HISTORY

The University's predecessor was founded by Konoe Atsumaro as an overseas Japanese institution of higher education in the Hong Qiao (虹桥) District of Shanghai
Shanghai
in 1901, and was chartered as TOA DOBUNSHOIN UNIVERSITY (東亜同文書院大学, Tōa dōbunshoin daigaku) in 1939. The school produced numerous leaders who took part in China
China
's modernisation process in the early 20th century, with financial and intellectual support from Japan.

At the end of World War II
World War II
, the university faced closure. Its spiritual successor, Aichi
Aichi
University, was established by staff and students who had previously been based at the university and other overseas Japanese institutions in Toyohashi
Toyohashi
, Japan
Japan
in 1946.

CHRONOLOGY

* 1901: Toa Dobunshoin is established in Shanghai
Shanghai
, China
China
by Konoe Atsumaro . * 1939: Toa Dobunshoin is promoted to university status. * 1945: Toa Dobunshoin University
University
closes in the wake of Japan
Japan
's defeat in World War II
World War II
. * 1946: Aichi
Aichi
University
University
is established as an old-style university by teaching staff and students of the now defunct Toa Dobunshoin University. * 1947: Toyohashi
Toyohashi
campus opens. Faculty of Law and Economics is established. * 1949: Chartered as a new-style university. Faculty of Letters is established. * 1951: Kurumamichi campus opens. Community Research Institute is established at the Toyohashi
Toyohashi
campus. * 1959: Women's Junior College is established. * 1968: First edition of Aichi
Aichi
University's "Comprehensive Chinese-Japanese Dictionary" is published, the first ever comprehensive Chinese-Japanese dictionary. * 1988: Miyoshi, Aichi
Aichi
campus opens. * 1989: The Faculty of Economics and Law is reorganized. The Faculty of Law, Faculty of Economics and Faculty of Business Administration are established in its place. * 1997: Faculty of Modern Chinese Studies is established. * 1998: Faculty of International Communication is established. * 2004: Kurumamichi campus is rebuilt. Graduate School of Law is established. * 2006: Confucius Institute is established at Aichi
Aichi
University. Graduate School of Accounting is established. * 2011: Faculty of Regional Policy is established. * 2012: Nagoya
Nagoya
campus is opened in the Sasashima Live 24 District by Nagoya
Nagoya
Station . Miyoshi, Aichi
Aichi
campus closes. University headquarters and Graduate School moved to Kurumamichi campus.

ORGANIZATION

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

* Faculty of Law (Department of Law) * Faculty of Economics (Department of Economics) * Faculty of Business Administration (Department of Business Administration; Department of Accounting and Finance) * Faculty of Modern Chinese Studies (Department of Modern Chinese Studies) * Faculty of International Communication (Department of English Studies; Department of Comparative Culture) * Faculty of Letters (De