Aoyama Gakuin University is a Japanese Christian university based in Shibuya near Tokyo, Japan. The school is part of a comprehensive educational institute called Aoyama Gakuin. The institution consists of a kindergarten, an elementary school, junior and senior high schools, and a women's junior college. The university itself was founded in 1874 to currently offer undergraduate and graduate opportunities in literature, law, economics, business, international politics, economics and communication, science and engineering, cultural and creative studies. The university also has specialized graduate programs that are designed to train high level specialized professionals, including "international management", "law school", and "professional accounting".