Greetings from the Dean
The Graduate School of Law was established in 1977, and has more than 35 years of history. The Law Program offered by this graduate school had only a master's program then, but in 1991, a doctor's program was established for the Law Program. Furthermore, a master's program for the Political Science Program was established in 1994, and a doctor's program for that Program was established in 1997.
As of March this year, 365 students were enrolled in this graduate school and awarded a master's degree. And 21 students among them earned a doctor's degree.
Based on the Diploma Policy (Principle of Degree Conferment) cited as follows, the Graduate School of Law forms its curriculum and educates students.
- Capability to use high-level expert knowledge in law and political science.
- Capability to collect and analyze materials and information, and then identify problems related to law and political science.
- Capability to develop a deep insight into society and a sense of justice through the study of law and political science and solve problems in society based on them.
- Capability to deepen research in a broad perspective based on high-level expertise and applied skills held as a specialist in law and political science.
Students who completed the programs are actively working in various fields as legal experts, university teachers, public servants, certified tax accountants, and others.