About this site

This website is managed and operated by Public Relations Office of Hitotsubashi University

About links and copyrights

You can create links to the university’s pages that meet the following three conditions freely without any permission. It is not necessary to contact us before or after making links.

Pages that can be traced from the home page of
Pages whose URL starts with
Pages that do not have any specific condition related to links.

Please note that the contents and/or URLs may be changed or discontinued without prior notice.

As a general rule, the copyright is attributed to Hitotsubashi University.

Reprint and/or secondary use of the contents (text and/or images) on this website is strictly forbidden.

Creating a direct link from the images on this website is strictly forbidden.

Please contact the office below in advance when you would like to use any of the contents in this website for printing media, electronic media, and broadcasting, etc.

Contact: Public Relations and Outrearch Division,
Department of General Affairs, Hitotsubashi University
TEL  : +81-42-580-8032

Privacy Policy of the Hitotsubashi University’s websites

October 9, 2007
Amended April 1 ,2022;
amended December 1, 2022

This Privacy Policy applies to websites containing the domains. However, if an individual page contains privacy information that differs from the following, the information on the individual page shall take precedence.

Please note that the University is not responsible for the handling of privacy information on the websites of other organizations links are provided on this site.

  1. Compliance with Laws and Regulations and Continuous Review
  2. Hitotsubashi University will comply with laws and regulations concerning the protection of personal information, the Basic Policy on the Protection of Personal Information and Specific Personal Information at Hitotsubashi University (Presidential Ruling) (only in Japanese), and other norms, and will continuously review and improve this Privacy Policy.

  3. Use of Google Analytics Service
  4. This site ( in the following directory) and the "For those who wish to learn at Hitotsubashi University" site ( in the following directory) are designed to statistically grasp the users' browsing status and to improve the future management of the organization and the site. Google Analytics service is used for reference. First-party cookies are used to collect traffic data for this service, which does not contain any information that can be used to identify specific individuals. For more information on how Google Analytics handles privacy data, please refer to Google's privacy policy for the Google Analytics service. Please refer to the overview page.

  5. Security Measures
  6. We may outsource an analysis of access to this site and received opinions to outside parties as deemed necessary for business purposes. In such cases, the outsourcing company will take necessary measures to ensure appropriate management of the information collected.

Hitotsubashi University Social Media Policy

January 22, 2019

Public Relations Office, Hitotsubashi University

  1. Account Information
    The Hitotsubashi University (hereinafter referred to as “the University”) official social media accounts subject to this Policy are as indicated below.
    ・Facebook For general users
    ・Facebook For current students
  2. Purpose
    The accounts have the objective of distributing news, notifications, and information, etc., relating to the University, as well as sound communication with people inside and outside the University.
  3. Operating Policy
    1. The information published on social media does not necessarily represent an official announcement or opinion of the University. Refer to the official website of the University for official announcements. (
    2. As a general rule, replies, etc., shall not be provided to comments, etc., made on social media.
  4. Disclaimer
    1. The University shall not bear responsibility for any act performed by a user through the use of information on the accounts.
    2. The University shall not bear responsibility for comments, etc., on accounts that are posted by users.
    3. The University shall not bear responsibility for difficulties and disputes entered into between users or a user and a third party in relation to an account.
    4. Copyright, etc., to comment posts shall be attributable to the user who made said post, however, by making such a post, the user shall be deemed to have granted a license to the University for the worldwide, non-exclusive use of the posted content at no charge, and to have agreed not to exercise copyright, etc., against the University.
  5. Deletion, Etc., of Posts by Users
    As a general rule, posts from users shall not be deleted. However, please be advised that there may be cases where posts that fall applicable under any of the following items are deleted.
    1. Posts with content that are contrary to laws and regulations, etc., or suspected of this.
    2. Posts that slander a specific individual or organization, etc.
    3. Posts with a political or religious objective.
    4. Posts that violate an intellectual property right of the University or a third party, including copyright, trade mark rights, and portrait rights.
    5. Posts with the objective of advertising, promoting, soliciting, business activities, or other commercial goals.
    6. Posts that discriminate by race, thought, or creed, etc., that encourage such discrimination, or which violate public order or are contrary to public morals.
    7. Posts with fraudulent or false content, or that merely spread rumor or encourage the spreading of rumor.
    8. Posts that violate privacy, such as by specifying, disclosing, or leaking personal information without the consent of the individual.
    9. Posts that impersonate another user or a third party, etc.
    10. Malicious programs, etc.
    11. Inappropriate posts, such as those including obscene expressions.
    12. Posts that modify all or a part of content published by the University.
    13. Posts that are not related to the content published by the University.
    14. Other posts containing information deemed inappropriate by the University or links to websites containing such content, etc.
  6. Regarding Copyright

    The content on such accounts may not be republished, etc., without the permission of the University, with the exception of acts permitted under the Copyright Act, such as for personal use or quotation. When making a quotation, etc., please be sure to identify the source by an appropriate method.

  7. Notification and Amendment, Etc., of Operating Policy
    The content of this Policy is published on the University's official website. In addition, this Policy is subject to change as necessary, without prior notice.

Public Relations and Outrearch Division,
Department of General Affairs, Hitotsubashi University
TEL  : +81-42-580-8032

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