In addition to the standard two-year program and ASIP, five special programs for students from abroad taught in English are ongoing
This program, established in 2002, aims to strengthen the capacity of the young public sector officials from Asian countries in the areas of international relations, public policy and education administration. This program is sponsored by the “Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS)” in the framework of Japan’s ODA. For each academic year, which begins at the Fall semester (October), there will be approximately 5 JDS fellows enrolled in the program.
The objective of the ABE Initiative master’s degree and internship program is to support young personnel who have the potential to contribute to the development of industries in Africa. This program offers opportunities for young African men and women to study at master’s courses in Japanese universities as international students (hereafter referred to as participants) and experience internships at Japanese enterprises.
The Program in Economic and Public Policy (PEPP) had a new beginning in April 2015, building on the experiences of the two predecessor programs: Program in Economic and Public Policy Management (PEPPM) and the Graduate Program in Economics English Track (GPEET), in conjunction with the reorganization of all the English-taught programs in social science fields in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Tsukuba.
4. Special Program in Japanese and Central Eurasian Studies (1+3 Combined MA and PhD Program)
The 1+3 Combined MA and PhD English-language program is a unique program offering students MA and Ph.D. degrees in Japanese and Eurasian Studies in Japan. It is intended for students from the Eurasian region (Central Asia, Russia, CIS countries, Mongolia).Classes, guidance, and writing theses and dissertations are conducted in English. Areas of expertise consist of various subjects related to the humanities and social sciences disciplines including the fields of Japanese, Eurasian and International Studies. The graduates of the program are expected to promote cultural, economic, and technological exchanges between Japan and the Eurasian continent as well as to play active roles in the educational and research institutes of their home countries.
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