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Yokohama National University

Graduate School of International Social Sciences

Doctoral Program in Japanese Management

In accordance with the expansion of the global economy, Japanese firms have extended the reach of where they conduct business. Having now become well known throughout the world, “Japanese Management” is generally viewed as an effective management system that covers many areas of business administration, including strategy, organization, management of technology, accounting, and management science. There are many characteristics of Japanese management and these characteristics suggest the opportunity to obtain meaningful insights through comparison with management characteristics to other countries and regions.

Degree Information
Degree Doctoral
Type of Degree Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration
Subject - Social Sciences (Business, Economics, Law, etc.)
Major Business Administration
Duration Three years
Entry Date October 1, 2024
Location 79-4 Tokiwadai, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama 240-8501, Japan
Area Kanto Region (Tokyo, etc.)
Postgraduate Program Started October, 2013
No. of Students 10
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members 42
Tuition Fees Admission Fee 282,000; Annual Tuition Fee: 535,800 yen
Additional Information Our Japanese Management Program focuses on students who are interested in Japanese management and wish to study business management in specific countries and areas based on Japanese management. By completing the doctoral program, students can become either an academic researcher who is deeply familiar with the essence of Japanese management and its relationship with global business or a business professional with robust analytical skills.
Contact Graduate School Affairs Office
Tel/Fax +81-45-339-3659/3665
Admission Information
Admission Capacity Limited
Application Type Open to everyone
Eligibility Please read the section of “Ⅰ. Eligibility to Apply” in pages 2-3 of the application guide in the following site:
Application Period
Examination Type & Date
Presence in Japan Required for Screening Process No
Admission Fee 5,000 yen

As of August 10, 2023


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