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]
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 PDF)
'06 '05 '04
3 Universiti Sains Malaysia
Peace Study Program
[recognized in September 2018]
4 University of Malaya
Security Issues of East Asia [recognized in July 2016] '19(PDF)
5 Kyungpook National University
(South Korea)
Hiroshima Peace Study Program [recognized in February 2018] '23(PDF)(Japanese)
6 National Taichung University of Science and Technology
Hiroshima Peace Study Program [recognized in April 2023] '23(PDF)(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(PDF)
11 Carleton College
Hiroshima Field Trip '19(PDF) '16(PDF)
12 Central Connecticut State University
Peace & Culture Studies in Japan(Fieldwork)[established in June 2007] '08
Hiroshima: American and Japanese Perspectives '04(PDF) '03(PDF) '02(PDF)
13 Community College of Philadelphia
Humanities 102: Introduction to Cultural Traditions since 1700 [recognized in December 2013] '12-13(PDF)
14 DePaul University
JPN342: The Asia-Pacific War & Japanese [established in September 2006] '06(PDF)
Moral Issues Across Cultures / The Atom Bomb Discourse [established in May 2006] '16(PDF)
Short-Term Study Abroad Program [established in May 2005] '18(PDF)
impression by students '07(PDF)
15 Illinois Wesleyan University
Hiroshima and Nagasaki for Physics Teachers [established in June 2002] '07
related article
16 Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Intercultural Understanding across the Health Care Disciplines [established in June 2016] '19(PDF)
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(PDF)
19 University of Mount Union
CM 260:Peace Communication [established in June 2009] '09(PDF)
CM 305:Communication Study Travel Seminar to Hiroshima, Japan [established in June 2009] '09(PDF)
20 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Japanese Literature and the Atomic Bomb '08(PDF) '07(PDF) '06(PDF)
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(PDF)
23 University of Chicago
Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and Beyond '04(PDF)
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(PDF)
25 University of Indianapolis
ST299-Hiroshima Peace Study [established in April 2010] '10(PDF)


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]
'22(PDF) '21(PDF) '20(PDF) '19(PDF)
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
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(PDF)
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]
'17 '16(PDF)