|1953||Establishment of the Nara Prefectural Junior College Department of Commerce and Economy|
|1990||Establishment of the Nara Prefectural University of Commerce Department of Commerce,
Faculty of Commerce
|2001||Establishment of Nara Prefectural University Department of Regional Economy
& Department of Tourism Management
|2007||Rename to Department of Regional Studies & Department of Tourism|
|2013||Celebrated 60th Anniversary|
|2014||Establishment of Department of Regional Creation Implemented Commons System|
|2015||Shifted to a public university corporation|
Where is Nara Prefectural University
Located in the heart of the oldest capital city of Japan. Surrounded by many World Heritage sites.
1 1⁄2 hours from Kansai International Airport, and 30 minutes from Osaka and Kyoto, Japan’s most popular cities to visit.
NPU has been selected for the FY2013 `Promote universities as the Center of Communities (COC) Plan’ supported by MEXT.