Japanese Studies, Graduate Institute for Advanced Studies, SOKENDAI

総合研究大学院大学文化科 学研究科 国際日本研究専攻総合研究大学院大学文化科 学研究科 国際日本研究専攻

The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, SOKENDAI is a national university founded in 1988 as Japan’s first institution of higher learning devoted exclusively to graduate education. The university is a consortium institution dispersed among 20 Inter-University Research Institutes as parent institutes in the natural sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Each of the parent institutes offers the finest in graduate education. The university aims to nurture creative international researchers with wide-ranging vision who are capable of leading the latest trends in research.
The Japanese Studies program supports education and research on Japanese culture and civilization in international and interdisciplinary perspective through its diverse faculty and the rich resources of its research environment and aims to nurture researchers with an international and broadminded perspective.