Gunma Paz University


Gunma PAZ University is a university with five departments in one faculty that trains medical professionals listed below.
The founding Spirit of our university is its efforts and realization towards the establishment of “quality health care services” that have been continuously sought in the local communities. The name of the university "PAZ " means PEACE in Portuguese, and its origin is Luis de Almeida (1525–1583), who was a Portuguese surgeon, merchant and missionary of the Society of Jesus in Japan. He was credited for establishing the first "western-style" hospital in Japan and there is a history of making and practicing medical care based on Latin education and human love.
Also each letter of PAZ has meaning such as “P=Personality, A=Assistance and Z=Zeal”.



Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Nursing
    • Nurse
    • Public Health Nurse
    • Midwife
  • Physical Therapy
    • Physical Therapist
  • Medical Technology
    • Medical Technologist
  • Radiological Sciences
    • Radiological Technologist
  • Clinical Engineering
    • Clinical Engineer

Graduate School

Graduate School of Health Sciences

  • Health Sciences
    • Master's Course
    • Doctor's Course


1998Gunma Paz College School of Nursing established.
Department of Nursing started.
2002Renamed Gunma Paz Gakuen.
Department of Physical Therapy started.
2005Becomes a four-year college and renamed Gunma Paz University.
2009The Graduate School of Health Sciences established.
2010The Campus moved to Takasaki City.
2013Department of Medical Technology added to the Faculty of Health Sciences.
2017Department of Radiological Sciences added to the Faculty of Health Sciences.
Department of Clinical Engineering added to the Faculty of Health Sciences.


Gunma Paz University

1-7-1 Tonyamachi, Takasaki-shi, Gunma, 370-0006,Japan
TEL : +81-27-365-3366