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in the last Academic Year. Hogakushi numbered eight, Rigakushi twenty, Igakushi twenty nine, Seiyakushi five, and Bungakushi four. On this occasion the Ministers of the several Departments of the Government and other officials and gentlemen including foreigners were present. The Korean Ambassadors who were then visiting this. country were also present. This

which is usually held on the 10th of July was this year postponed o the above mentioned date, on account of the prevalence of cholera during the summer.

ceremony

I. CALENDAR.

2542-43 (1882–83).

2542.-September

October November

December

2543.-January

February March

11. First Term begins. 23. Holiday; Shiuki Korei Sai. 17.

Kanname Matsuri. 3.

Tencho Setsu. 23.

Niiname Matsuri. 24. First Term ends. 25. Winter Vacation begins. 7.

ends. 8. Second Term begins. 30. Holiday; Komei Tenno Şai. 11.

Kigen Setsu. 21.

Shunki Korei Sai. 31. Second Term ends. 1. Spring Vacation begins. 7.

ends. 8. Third Term begins. 17. Term Work terminates. 21. Annual Examinations begin. 10. Third Term ends. 11. Summer Vacation begins. 10.

ends.

April

June

July

September

II. ORGANIZATION."

1.--The Departments of Law, Science, and Literature, with the Department of Medicine, form Tokio Daigaku (University of Tokio), and provide special courses of instruction in Law, in the Department of Law; in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Astronomy, Engineering, Geology, and Mining and Metallurgy, in the Department of Science; and in Philosophy, Political Science and Political Economy, and Japanese and Chinese Literature, in the Department of Literature.

2.-Besides the above courses, in Tokio Daigaku there is Koten Koshiu Kua (course in Japanese Classics including Old Japanese Laws, History, Literature, etc.,) belonging to the Department of Literature, the object of which course is to instruct the students in the historical facts of the country, in the history of old laws, in the development of the Japanese language, etc.

3.- Tokio Daigaku Yobimon Honko which belongs to Tokio Daigaku and is under the control of the Departments of Law, Science, and Literature, is designed to provide a general course of education and to serve as a Preparatory School to the Departments.

III. COURSES OF INSTRUCTION.

1.—All the courses in the Departments of Law, Science, and Literature extend through four years, and there are four corresponding grades of students.,

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Detailed information of the Department of Medicine and of the Yobimon are given in their own Calendar.

course.

2.-In the Department of Law, the students all pursuethe same

In the Department of Science, eight courses have been established and in the Department of Literature, three courses, with Koten Koshiu Kua. The students in the Departments of Literature and Science pursue one course respectively which they may elect.

3.-The intention is ultimately to use the Japanese language in all the Departments, but, for the present, instruction is given in the Eaglish language. The students are also taught the French language in the Department of Law, and the German language in the Departments of Science and Literature, except the students of Japanese and Chinese Literature.

4.- The courses in the Departments, with the subjects comprised in each, are as follow :

DEPARTMENT OF LAW. The object of this Department is to teach the law of this country and also the important parts of English and French Law,

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SECOND YEAR.

HRS PER WEEK.

1 year

...

2
3

Old Japanese Law
Present Japanese Law-Criminal Law 1
English Law-Property ; Contracts;

Torts; Commercial Law
French

1

... 1 year

7
3

THIRD YEAR.

... 1 year

1

Old Japanese Law
Present Japanese Law—Criminal Pro-

cedure; Civil Procedure; Moot

Court Exercises Public Law

...1 English Law - Commercial Law;

Equity; Maritime Law French Law-Civil Law

1 year

4

4

1 year

7
3

...1

FOURTH YEAR.

1 year

... 1 year

Old Japanese Law—Tailorei ...

1 Present Japanese Law-Criminal Pro

cedure; Civil Procedure; Moot
Court Exercises

4 English Law - Civil Proceedings;

Evidence ; Moot Court Exer-
cises

3 International Law-Public & Private 1 3 Jurisprudence

3 French Law-Criminal Law ...

3 Graduating Thesis--in Japanese, Chinese, or

English.

1 year

...1

1 year

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