Kyoto Prefectural University (京都府立大学)

History
1949: a new system Saikyo University was inaugurated with Faculty of Letters and Domestic Science and Faculty of Agriculture, based on Kyoto Prefectural Vocational Training School of Agriculture and Forestry (old system) and Kyoto Prefectural Girls' Vocational Training School (old system) as parent organizations. 1951: Kyoto Prefectural University Women's College was established. 1959: it changed to Kyoto Prefectural University. 1970: Faculty of Letters and Domestic Science was divided into Faculty of Letters and Faculty of Home Economics. 1977: Faculty of Home Economics changed to Faculty of Human Life and Science. 1995: Faculty of Welfare Society and Faculty of Human and Environment were established and the student applications for Kyoto Prefectural University Women's College were suspended. 2004: Faculty of Human Life and Science was abolished. 2008: the public university corporate body system was introduced and the Kyoto Prefectural University corporate body began to manage both Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine and Kyoto Prefectural University. Faculty of Public Policy and Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences were established and the student applications for Faculty of Welfare Society, Faculty of Human and Environment and Faculty of Agriculture were suspended.

Faculty and department

Faculty of Letters

Department of European and American Linguistic Cultures

Department of Japanese and Chinese Literature

Department of History

Faculty of Public Policy

Department of Public Policy

Department of Welfare Society

Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences

Department of Bimolecular Chemistry

Department of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Department of Food Sciences and Nutritional Health

Department of Informatics and Environmental Science

Department of Environmental Design

Department of Forest Science

Graduate School
Graduate School of Literary Studies
Graduate School of Public Policy
Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences

List of relevant parties of Kyoto Prefectural University
The list of persons involved with Kyoto Prefectural University

Sports
Kansai Big Six Public Universities Games is held every autumn. Three teams fight each other, such as Kyoto side: Kyoto Prefectural University, Osaka side: Prefecture University (old Osaka Prefecture University and old Osaka Women's University), and Hyogo side: University of Hyogo (old Kobe University of Commerce and old Himeji Institute of Technology and old Himeji College of Hyogo).

Kyoto and Shiga Public Universities Games, where Kyoto Prefectural University competes with The University of Shiga Prefecture, are held every summer.