Message from the President

Kyoto Prefectural University will usher in its 120th academic year in 2015. Its precursors include Kyoto Prefectural Agricultural School, which was founded in 1895 and later re-organized as Kyoto Prefectural College of Agriculture and Forestry, and the Kyoto Prefectural Woman's Vocational School founded in 1927. Under the school education act of 1949, a new university was established based on the integration of these institutions. The Kyoto Prefectural Public University Corporation was established in 2008, and the university now consists of three faculties: the Faculty of Letters, the Faculty of Public Policy and the Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences; and three graduate schools: the Graduate School of Letters, the Graduate School of Public Policy and the Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences..

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