History

1913

Sophia University was founded

1962

Faculty of Science and Technology was established (Departments of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Physics, and Chemistry)

1965

Department of Mathematics was established

1966

Graduate School of Science and Technology and Doctoral Programs were established (for Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Chemistry, and Physics)

1968

Science and Technology Research Doctoral program was established

1969

Master’s Program in Mathematics was established for the Graduate School of Science and Technology

1970

General Research Laboratory was established for the Faculty of Science and Technology

1972

Doctoral Program in Mathematics was established at the Graduate School of Science and Technology

1976

Graduate School rules were amended and changed to distinguish first stage and second stage in the Doctoral Program

1978

First stage of the Doctoral Program in Biological Science was established at the Graduate School of Science and Technology

1981

Second stage of the Doctoral Program in Biological Science was established at the Graduate School of Science and Technology

2008

Reorganization of the Faculty of Science and Technology (Department of Materials and Life Sciences, Department of Applied Sciences, and Department of Information and Communication Sciences were established).

Reorganization of the Graduate School of Science and Technology (Master’s Program in Science and Technology was established)