About AGU

Merging cutting-edge innovation with a 150-year tradition of teaching and education

Aoyama Gakuin University (AGU) was established in 1949 as part of Aoyama Gakuin, providing education based on the Christian faith, which marked its 140 year history in November 2014. “Aoyama Vision” was released to present our next decade's institutional strategy which is “to nurture ‘servant leaders’ for the future of every individual and society.”


Aoyama Gakuin University is an educational and research institution based on the Educational Policy of Aoyama Gakuin, which is to serve God and persons, contributing to society as the Salt of the Earth and Light of the World.

Majima Memorial Hall

Unique Education

The Aoyama Standard is a common curriculum for the education of all students, which was developed under a new perspective by the faculty members of all schools and departments.

Wesley Chape

Facts and Data

Aoyama Gakuin accepts international students from a wide range of countries and regions. Our graduates are active in Japan and around the world and keep in touch through alumni associations.

Aoyama Campus

About our campuses

The Aoyama Campus is located in the Shibuya area of Tokyo, the center of contemporary culture in Japan. The Sagamihara Campus on the outskirts of Tokyo provides state-of-the-art-research laboratories and an excellent study environment.

Sagamihara Campus