Kyoto Sanguo University strives to develop the educational ideals, which reflect the spiritual foundation and rich traditions of Japan. The university tries to keep pace with the development of the society and constantly improve the quality of the education being offered. The main objective of the university is the preservation of the Japanese traditions and culture, as well as developing the sense of social responsibility and self-discipline.
Founded in 1965, Kyoto Sangyo University has been continually fostering its educational principles. The first president of the university, Dr. Toshima Araki and the successive presidents sustained this educational philosophy. In the age of globalization and informational technologies Kyoto Sangyo University determines its objective in finding balance between science and technology, the humanities and the social studies. It aims at creating the environment, where the students will be able to acquire knowledge and skills, sufficient for fulfilling their aspirations.
Kyoto Sangyo University foundation was marked by establishment of the Faculties of Science and Economics. In 1966 the Research Institute of Computer Sciences and the Research Institute of World Affairs were established within the university. During 1967-1969 the majority of the universities faculties were established, including the Faculties of Law, Business Administration, Science and Foreign Languages. 1969-1977 - Kyoto Sangyo University established its Master's Degree Courses and Doctoral Degree Courses.
The university's research institutes include the Research Institute for National Land Utilization and Development, the Research Institute for Modern Physical Education, the Research Institute of Japanese Culture and the Research Institute of Advanced Technology.
Since 1996 Kyoto Sanguo University has been concluding exchange agreements with various universities, such as Alcala University, Spain (1996), the University of California, the State University of New York (1998), the University of Passau, Germany (1999), the University of International Business and Economics, China (2000), Siena University, Italy (2001), the State Pushkin Institute of Russian Language, Russia (2002).
Kyoto University Library was opened in October 1987 to help students study independently, providing them with the information for education and research. The Library is equipped with the computerized data processing system and audiovisual appliances.
The Center for International Programs was established in 1998. It aims at consolidating the international programs of the university. The Human Rights Center promotes education on human rights issues and eliminates human rights violation and all forms of discrimination.
The University Health Center provides health care services for students and faculty members by offering medical consultation and medical check-ups. The University Health Center is also involved in health education and preventive medicine.