Kamakura Women's University

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Kamakura Women's University
Kamakura joshi daigaku
Kamakura Women's University Entrance.jpg
Type Private
Established 1943
Undergraduates 500
Postgraduates 10
Location Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan
Campus Ofuna, Yamanouchi, Nikaido (all in Kamakura)
Website Official website

Kamakura Women's University (鎌倉女子大学, Kamakura joshi daigaku) is a private women's college in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The school specializes in home economics and child care.


The Keihin Women’s Housekeeping Science School was established in Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama in 1943 as a vocational school. It was relocated to the Iwase neighborhood of Kamakura in 1946. In 1950, it was chartered as the Keihin Women’s University, and became the four-year Keihin Women’s University in 1959. The present name was adopted in 1989.



  • School of Home Economics
    • Department of Home Economics and Health Sciences
    • Department of Nutritional Management
  • School of Child Studies
    • Department of Child Studies
    • Department of Child Psychology
  • School of Education
    • Department of Education


  • School of Child Studies
    • Department of Child Studies

External links

  • Official website (in Japanese)

Coordinates: 35°21′7.5″N 139°32′16.2″E / 35.352083°N 139.537833°E / 35.352083; 139.537833

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