The Doctoral Program in Transnational Law and Policy is designed to provide students with legal knowledge and practical skills needed for work in international organizations and transnational civil society organizations in various areas of global policy making.
|Type of Degree||Doctor of Laws, Doctor of International and Business Law or Doctor of Philosophy|
|Subject||- Social Sciences (Business, Economics, Law, etc.)|
|Major||International and Business Law|
|Entry Date||October 1, 2017|
|Location||79-3 Tokiwadai, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama 240-8501, Japan|
|Area||Kanto Region (Tokyo, etc.)|
|Postgraduate Program Started||October, 2013|
|No. of Students||5|
|No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members||29|
|Tuition Fees||Admission Fee: 282,000 yen; Annual Tuition Fee: 535,800 yen|
|Additional Information||Graduates of the Doctoral Program in Transnational Law and Policy will receive the skills necessary to conduct leading-edge research and publish research in leading academic journals at international conferences (both academic and policy-oriented). They will also have the opportunity to acquire high-level research skills in various methods of empirical and theoretical analysis so as to enable them to produce policy-oriented papers.
Scholarship Information: The Japanese Government (MEXT) offers scholarships (monthly stipend of 148,000 yen for 2016) and international travel expenses for international students who study in higher educational institutions selected by the recommendation of:
(1) a Japanese embassy or consulate general (Embassy Recommendation);
(2) the Japanese university in which the student is currently enrolled if he/she is privately financed and already studying in Japan (Domestic Selection);
(3) the Japanese university which will accept the student (University Recommendation).
Scholarship Information: For specific requirements for the designated MEXT scholarship (University Recommended), please refer to the application guidelines on the website below.
|Contact||Graduate School Affairs Office
|Application Type||Open to everyone|
|Eligibility||For specific language and academic requirements, please refer to the application guidelines on the following website:
|Application Period||Application Eligibility Assessment: November 18 – November 25, 2016
Application Period: January 4 – January 11, 2017
|Examination Type & Date||Document Screening, Interview (where applicable)|
|Presence in Japan Required for Screening Process||No|
|Admission Fee||5,000 yen|
As of October 17, 2016
University and program information, costs, dates, policies are subject to change; please confirm important facts with university admission personnel.