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Master’s Degree Program / Major in Law and Politics

The Major in Law and Politics aims to foster specialized professionals and researchers who have the specialized knowledge related to legal systems or public administration. To achieve this aim, this program intends to systematically endow students with the advanced knowledge and the methods for interdisciplinary analyses on the legal systems and public administration to cultivate the skills to identify and explore issues of peace, human rights and the environment.

Degrees to be awarded
Master of Laws, Master of Public Administration, Master of Philosophy

Master’s Degree Program / Major in Law and Politics

Major in Law and Politics

Legal society

Administration network
  • Constitution I
    (Takeshi Tsuchiya)
  • Constitution II
    (Miyako Uemura)
  • Constitution III
    (Yoshiyasu Kurita)
  • Administrative law I
    (Yoshihiro Tanaka)
  • Administrative law II
    (Keisuke Imamoto)
  • Law -- Sociology I
    (Teiko Tamaki)
  • Law -- Sociology II
    (Akiko Koizumi)
  • Western political history
    (To be determined)
  • Politics I
    (Akira Inayoshi)
  • Politics II
    (Morio Hyodo)
  • Politics theory
    (Yutaka Kannda)
  • Political ideas
    (Kyoichi Sakiyama)
  • International-relations theory
    (ZHANG Yun)
  • China politics
    (Yasuki Masui)
  • Modern China politics
    (To be determined)
  • Public administration I
    (To be determined)
  • Public administration II
    (Takeshi Baba)
  • Public administration III
    (Kazuhisa Najima)
  • International Human Rights Law
    (Yutaka Watanabe)
  • Economic law
    (Katsumi Sawada)
  • Tax law
    (To be determined)
  • Information Law
    (Masatomo Suzuki)
  • Social security law
    (Shinnji Tanaka)
  • Intellectual property law
    (Osamu Watanabe)
  • Municipal law
    (To be determined)
  • Public policy
    (To be determined)
  • Education Law and Education Policy
    (Yosuke Yotoriyama)
Legislation network
  • Civil Code Ⅰ
    (Risa Oshima)
  • Civil Code Ⅱ
    (Sachiyo Maki)
  • Civil Code Ⅲ
    (Tsuyoshi Ishiguro)
  • Civil Code Ⅳ
    (Yasushi Kamiyama)
  • Civil Code Ⅴ
    (Akihiko Kondo)
  • Criminal code I
    (Saori Tadera)
  • Criminal code II
    (Masao Niwa)
  • Criminal code III
    (Kazuya Honma)
  • Criminal Procedure Code I
    (Takashi Inada)
  • Criminal Procedure Code II
    (Kyoko Sakurai)
  • Labor law
    (Naoyuki Kinami)
  • Commercial law I
    (Chiaki Uchida)
  • Commercial law II
    (Akihiko Umetsu)
  • Lawsuit Procedure Act
    (To be determined)
  • Modern Contract law
    (To be determined)
  • Environmental law
    (Katsunari Iwasaki)
  • Enterprise law
    (Masayuki Yoshida)
  • Bankruptcy Law
    (Yoshihiro Wakatsuki)
  • Financial transaction law
    (Yukihiro Tanaka)
  • Chinese laws
    (To be determined)
  • Modern Chinese law
    (LI, Ming)

International society

International society
  • Japanese Family Law and Society
    (Teiko TAMAKI)
  • Basic Theory of Income Taxation
    (To be determined)
  • International Taxation of Japan
    (To be determined)
  • International Law
    (Yutaka Watanabe)
  • Introduction to Japanese Politics
    (Yasuki Masui)
  • Politics in Contemporary Japan
    (Yutaka Kanda)
  • Advanced Studies on Chinese Politics and Diplomacy
    (ZHANG Yun)
  • Advanced Studies on Asia-Pacific International Relations
    (ZHANG Yun)
  • Introduction to Japanese Law Ⅰ
    (Katsumi Sawada and others)
  • Introduction to Japanese Law Ⅱ
    (To be determined)
  • Political Economy Ⅰ
    (To be determined)
  • Political Economy Ⅱ
    (Takuma Omori)
  • Industrial Organization
    (To be determined)
  • Financial Market and Economy in Japan
    (To be determined)
  • North-South Relations for the Environment and Development
    (Haruo Miyata)
  • Introduction to Japanese Public Administration
    (To be determined)
  • Japan's International Relations
    (Yutaka Kanda)
  • International Microeconomics
    (Masakazu Naito)

* Four compulsory subjects are offered as subjects common to the Graduate School, which include Specific Research I, Research II, Specific Research III, and General Seminar.
In addition, each of all subjects listed above is accompanied by two subjects that are Advanced Lecture and Seminar.

* Names of teachers and Course Titles are subject to change.

The Syllabus page of each course contains the detailed information on Course Objectives, Textbooks, Lecture Plan, Lecture Style, and Evaluation Method, etc.

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