Hitotsubashi University is an academic institution that focuses comprehensively on the social sciences and the study of civil society. It has long been contributing to the development of culture as well as of politics, economy, and society in Japan in a spirit and academic climate that respect liberty.
Hitotsubashi University offers a unique range of degree programs with the aim of producing creative-thinking specialists, innovators who will act with reason and rationality, and policymakers and businesspeople with leadership skills who are cultured and civil minded.
Hitotsubashi University has been playing a leading role in the social sciences in Japan since its foundation in 1875. Its quality research has won it a solid reputation in Japan, and it has a very successful record in the competitive local market for research funding.
Hitotsubashi University Plan 135
The University's basic policy to fulfill its mission.
Global Initiatives Headquarters
To accelerate the pace of internationalization.
EU Studies Institute in Tokyo
A center for education and research and for outreach activities on EU-related issues in Japan.
A competitive research grant that provides funding support by MEXT.
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