List of universities and Syllabi that have established Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Study Courses

Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Study Courses are offered at 78 universities (53 in Japan, 25 overseas).


No. University
(alphabetically by country)
Course Link to Syllabus
1 Diocesan Institute for Teacher Training Miguel Raspanti
(Argentine Republic)
Hiroshima-Nagasaki,Teachings of Peace for Humanity
[recognized in October 2018]
'23 '22 '21 '20 '18
2 Berliner Hochschule für Technik (formerly BHT Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin)
Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Study Courses
[established in April 2004]
'17 s(English)
'15 s(German)
'14 s(German)
(s:summer, w:winter)
(2009-2012 German, '09-'14)
'06 '05 '04
3 Universiti Sains Malaysia
Peace Study Program
[recognized in September 2018]
'23 (Japanese)
'19 '18
4 University of Malaya
Security Issues of East Asia [recognized in July 2016] '19 '18 '17 '16
5 Kyungpook National University
(South Korea)
Hiroshima Peace Study Program [recognized in February 2018] '24(Japanese)
6 National Taichung University of Science and Technology
Hiroshima Peace Study Program [recognized in April 2023] '23(Japanese)
7 National Technical University of Ukraine "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute"
Occupational and Human Safety "Hiroshima-Nagasaki-Chornobyl: Lessons and Admonition" [recognized in October 2010]  
8 American University
Study Abroad: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and Beyond '02
9 Bowling Green State University
Hiroshima and Beyond [established in August 2006] '06
10 California State University, Sacramento
History 192C: Seminar in Recent Interpretations of Asian History - Hiroshima as History [recognized in February 2010] '16 '09
11 Carleton College
Hiroshima Field Trip '19 '16
12 Central Connecticut State University
Peace & Culture Studies in Japan(Fieldwork)[established in June 2007] '08
Hiroshima: American and Japanese Perspectives '04 '03 '02
13 Community College of Philadelphia
Humanities 102: Introduction to Cultural Traditions since 1700 [recognized in December 2013] '12-13 '07
14 DePaul University
Atom Bomb Discourse [recognized in June 2024] '24
JPN342: The Asia-Pacific War & Japanese [established in September 2006] '06
Moral Issues Across Cultures / The Atom Bomb Discourse [established in May 2006] '16 '06
Short-Term Study Abroad Program [established in May 2005] '18 '07
impression by students '07
15 Illinois Wesleyan University
Hiroshima and Nagasaki for Physics Teachers [established in June 2002] '07
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16 Indiana University Indianapolis
*Until June 2024: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Sustaining the World Peace: SDGs focused service-learning in Japan [recognized in April 2024] '24
Intercultural Understanding across the Health Care Disciplines [established in June 2016] '19 '18 '16
17 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
American Science: Ethical Conflicts and Political Choices '07 '04
18 Minnesota State University Moorhead
Peace Studies Tour in Hiroshima [established in March 2006] '10report
19 University of Mount Union
CM 260:Peace Communication [established in June 2009] '09
CM 305:Communication Study Travel Seminar to Hiroshima, Japan [established in June 2009] '09
20 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Japanese Literature and the Atomic Bomb '08 '07 '06
21Tufts University
Cultural Legacies of the Atomic-Bomb '02
22 University of Alabama
PSC 321: Searching for peace in a nuclear world. Lessons from Hiroshima and Nagasaki [established in June 2016] '16
23 University of Chicago
Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and Beyond '04
24 University of Hawaii, Manoa
"Intensive Summer Course: Hiroshima and Peace" (This course is offered as HIROSHIMA and PEACE at Hiroshima City University) [established in July 2003] Summer Course'03
25 University of Indianapolis
ST299-Hiroshima Peace Study [established in April 2010] '10


Japanese version of syllabi available on Japanese page
No. University Course Link to Syllabus
1 Bukkyo University Social Welfare Seminar 2Ac [established in October 2009]  
Social Welfare Seminar 1Hc [established in April 2009]  
Social Welfare Seminar 3Hj [established in July 2008]  
Social Welfare Seminar 4Aj [established in April 2009]  
Social Welfare Support Skill Seminar 3Hh [established in April 2009]  
2 Chubu University Peace Studies [recognized in March 2011]  
3 Chuo Gakuin University Peace Studies [recognized in May 2015]  
4 Daito Bunka University Peace Studies (Peace Studies A) [established in April 2007]  
5 Ehime University Peace Design Forum [established in July 2008]  
6 Elisabeth University of Music Kyoyo Enshu (Liberal Arts)
[recognized in December 2017]
Ningengaku V-2 (Anthropology V-2)
[recognized in December 2017]
7 Fukuyama City University Heiwagaku (Peace Studies)
[recognized in January 2020]
8 Hijiyama University Peace Design Forum [established in July 2008]  
9 Hiroshima University Hiroshima Studies [established in October 2003] '04
10 Hiroshima Bunka Gakuen University Education of Peace in Hiroshima (former course title: Study of Hiroshima Region) [established in April 2013] 
11 Hiroshima Bunkyo University History of Japan and Hiroshima [recognized in February 2015]  
12 Hiroshima City University Kokusaika-Jidai no Heiwa (Peace in the Internationalization Age) [recognized in March 2018]
Conflict and Security Law Ⅰ・Ⅱ [recognized in February 2018, discontinued in 2nd semester 2018] '18
1st semester

2nd semester
HIROSHIMA and The Nuclear Age
(former course title: Hiroshima and Nuclear Issues) [recognized in April 2012]
'23 '22 '21 '20 '19
Hiroshima and the World [recognized in April 2012]  
HIROSHIMA and PEACE for Graduate Students [recognized in April 2012]  
Peace Internship [recognized in February 2012]  
Peace Studies in Hiroshima: Learning Practical Measures [established in April 2009]  
Advanced Hiroshima and Peace [established in October 2008]  
Study of Hiroshima [established in October 2005]  
Intensive Summer Course: Hiroshima and Peace [established in July 2003] '04 '03
Peace and Human Rights A (Hiroshima and World Peace) [established in October 2002] '04 '02
13 Hiroshima Cosmopolitan University Hiroshima no Kokoro
(Spirit of Hiroshima-Medical Care and Health in Hiroshima)
[recognized in March 2018]
Hiroshima no Kokoro (Spirit of Hiroshima)
[recognized in October 2017]
14 Hiroshima International University Peace Education [established in October 2008]  
15 Hiroshima Jogakuin University Studies of International Society and Culture [recognized in May 2011]  
16 Hiroshima Shudo University Hiroshima Studies: Study in Hiroshima, Study on Hiroshima  
Hiroshima and Peace  
17 Hiroshima University of Economics Peace Studies: Think about Peace from Hiroshima  
Hiroshima and Peace [recognized in April 2012] '12
18 International Christian University Hiroshima Seminar [established in April 2003] '08 '07 '06 '05 '04 '03
Peace Studies  
19 Japanese Red Cross Hiroshima College of Nursing Disaster Nursing [recognized in May 2011]  
International Society and Politics [recognized in May 2011]  
20 Kagoshima University Hiroshima/Nagasaki Peace Studies [established in October 2006] '07
21 Kanazawa University Hiroshima/Nagasaki Peace Studies [established in October 2006]  
22 Keisen University Hiroshima-Nagasaki Studies [established in June 2008]  
23 Keiwa College Peace Studies 1 [recognized in February 2012]  
24 Kumamoto University The Formation of the Modern World and Related Issues C (Nuclear Weapons and Human Beings) [recognized in March 2011]  
25 Kwansei Gakuin University Peace Studies: Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Study Course [established in April 2004] '04
26 Kyoto Seika University Literary Journalism [recognized in April 2011]  
27 Kyoto University of the Arts Art Encyclopedia I [recognized in January 2014]  
28 Kyoto University of Foreign Studies and Kyoto Junior College of Foreign Languages Language and Peace I [established in April 2006]  
29 Kyushu University Think about Nuclear Weapons  
30 Meiji Gakuin University Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Study Courses [established in October 2004]  
31 Mie University International Peace Study  
32 Nagasaki University On the Peace [established in April 2004]  
33 Nagasaki Institute of Applied Science Learn about Peace A and B [established in June 2008]  
34 Nagasaki Wesleyan University Global Studies [recognized in February 2010] '09
35 Nagoya Gakuin University Introduction to Peace Studies [recognized in December 2010]  
36 Nara Prefectural University Heiwa to Community (Peace and Community) [recognized in March 2023]  
37 Niigata University Thinking about Peace in Niigata [established in August 2008]  
38 Oita Prefectural College of Arts and Culture Contemporary Japan [recognized in December 2009]  
39 Osaka University Peace Studies: Pursuit of Peace [recognized in April 2009]  
Introduction to Peace Studies: Pursuit of Peace [recognized in April 2009]  
40 Ritsumeikan University Economic Framework of War  
Peace Studies  
41 Ryukoku University Sociology Special Lecture C: Historical Sociology on the Asia and Pacific War [recognized in April 2011]  
42 Seikei University Peace Studies [established in April 2009]  
43 Tezukayama University Peace Studies [recognized in September 2012]  
International Law [recognized in September 2012]  
44 The University of Kitakyushu Memories of Nuclear Warfare [recognized in July 2011]  
45 Tohoku University of Art and Design Art Peace Studies [recognized in December 2013]  
46 The University of Tokyo Peace Building Study [established in April 2007]  
47 Tokyo Denki University Science and Technology Ethics [recognized in November 2009, discontinued in 1st semester 2013]  
Science and Technology in Contemporary Society [recognized in December 2012]  
48 Tokyo Keizai University Peace Studies a [recognized in March 2011]  
49 Tokyo University of Foreign Studies History in the public sphere: Memory culture in Japan [recognized in June 2022] '22
The Hiroshima Atomic Bomb and its Commemoration as a Focus of Public History [recognized in June 2022] '22
50 University of Toyama Peace Research [established in October 2007]  
51 University of Nagasaki A-Bomb Victims and Health Care [recognized in March 2011]  
War and Peace in Contemporary World [recognized in March 2011]  
History of Natural Science [recognized in March 2011]  
52 Wako University Synthetic Seminar 3 [recognized in March 2011]  
53 Waseda University "The War and Peace Issues in the 21st Century" (Former course title: “What is the ‘Peace’ in the 21st Century World?” -Lecture series collaborate with Hiroshima and Nagasaki cities-) [recognized in April 2003] '03
Hiroshima: Continuous Challenge with New Meanings
[recognized in October 2016]
'19 '18 '17 '16

※Some of the syllabi listed above are PDF versions of the information posted on the universities’ homepages, but may not support the hyperlinks that the universities have set on their homepages.