Tekijuku, a gakumonjo [a place for study], was opened in 1838 by OGATA Koan, a prominent medical doctor. Osaka University's roots reach back to Tekijuku and its founding by OGATA Koan.
Events held in 2013 celebrating the 175th anniversary of Tekijuku
- 6th Special Exhibition at The Museum of Osaka University: Exhibition celebrating the 175th anniversary of Tekijuku -- OGATA Koan, Tekijuku, and Scholarship in Modern Osaka (Tuesday, October 29 ~ Friday, December 27)
- Publication of a special issue of the Osaka University NewsLetter, NewsLetter 2011-2013, with a never-before-published conversation between President Hirano and Professor M. Murata.
- Osaka University Symposium (August 3)
- New permanent exhibitions at Tekijuku (April 2, 2013 ~)
Please use the numbered index below to learn more about Tekijuku and its role in the birth of Osaka University.
- The History of Tekijuku--from Tekijuku to Osaka University
- Historical landmark & important cultural asset--Tekijuku
- The Contributions of Koan
- Education at Tekijuku
- People associated with Tekijuku
- Tekijuku and the neighboring areas
- The Chronology of Tekijuku
- Tekijuku-related Events
- Tekijuku Commemoration Association
- Tekijuku Commemoration Center