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History of Reitaku

1935 Established Moralogy College
1942 Established Toa School
1944 Changed name to Toa School of Foreign Affairs
1947 Changed name to Chiba School of Foreign Affairs
1950 Established Reitaku Junior College (English Department)
1959 Established Reitaku University College of Foreign Languages (British Department and German Department)
1960 Added Chinese Department
1972 Opened Reitaku Japanese Language School
1976 Opened Japanese Language Special Program
1986 British Department renamed to English Department
1988 Added Japanese Department
1992 Opened the Faculty of International Economics (International Economics Department and International Business Administration Department)
1996 Established C. Hiroike School of Graduate Studies of Language Education with Master’s Program in Japanese Education
Established C. Hiroike School of Graduate Studies of International Economics with Master’s Program in Economics and Management, Policy and Administration
1998 Established C. Hiroike School of Graduate Studies of Language Education with Doctoral Program in Japanese Education
Established C. Hiroike School of Graduate Studies of International Economics with Doctoral Program in Economics, Business and Policy Administration
1999 Added Department of Information on International Industry to the Faculty of International Economics
2001 Added Master’s and Doctoral Programs in Comparative Civilizations and Cultures to C. Hiroike School of Graduate Studies of Language Education
2006 Added Master’s Program in English Education to C. Hiroike Schools of Graduate Studies of Language Education
Opened Reitaku Open College
2008 English Department, German Department, Chinese Department and Japanese Department of Faculty of Foreign Studies were reorganized to Foreign Studies Department Faculty of International Economics (Department of International Economy, Department of International Business Administration, Department of Information of International Industry) was reorganized to Faculty of Economics (Department of Economics, Department of Business Administration)
2011 C. Hiroike School of Graduate Studies of International Economics (Economics, Business and Policy Administration, Economics and Management, Policy and Administration) were reorganized to Graduate Studies of Economics(Economics and Business Administration, Economics, Business Administration)