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Sophia University

Graduate School of Global Studies

Ph.D. in Japanese Studies

The Ph.D. in Japanese Studies is designed for the advanced study of Japan in a transnational, regional and global context. Research and writing agendas emphasize methods and concepts from the disciplines of art history, cultural anthropology, literature, history, and religion.

Degree Information
Degree Doctoral
Type of Degree Ph.D. in Japanese Studies
Subject - Humanities (History, Linguistics, etc.)
Major Japanese Studies
Duration 3 years
Entry Date April, 2021
September, 2021
Location 7-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
Area Kanto Region (Tokyo, etc.)
Postgraduate Program Started September, 2014
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No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members
Tuition Fees
Additional Information
Admission Information
Admission Capacity 3
Application Type Open to everyone
Application Period
Examination Type & Date
Presence in Japan Required for Screening Process
Admission Fee

As of June 4, 2021


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