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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
    (YAMAMOTO Masahiro)
  • Constitution II
    (UEMURA Miyako)
  • Constitution III
    (KURITA Yoshiyasu)
  • Administrative law I
    (MIYAMORI Seiji)
  • Administrative law II
    (IMAMOTO Keisuke)
  • Law -- Sociology I
    (TAMAKI Teiko)
  • Law -- Sociology II
    (KOIZUMI Akiko)
  • Western political history
    (To be determined)
  • Politics I
    (INAYOSHI Akira)
  • Politics II
    (MASUDA Takanari)
  • International political history
    (KANDA Yutaka)
  • Political ideas
    (SAKIYAMA Kyoichi)
  • International-relations theory
    (ZHANG Yun)
  • China politics
    (MASUI Yasuki)
  • Modern China politics
    (WANG Xingyu)
  • Public administration I
    (To be determined)
  • Public administration II
    (BABA Takeshi)
  • International Human Rights Law
    (WATANABE Yutaka)
  • Economic law
    (To be determined)
  • Tax law
    (IMAMOTO Keisuke)
  • Information Law
    (SUZUKI Masatomo)
  • Social security law
    (TANAKA Shinji)
  • Intellectual property law
    (WATANABE Osamu)
  • Education Law and Education Policy
    (To be determined)
Legislation network
  • Civil Code Ⅰ
    (HAYASHI Kouki)
  • Civil Code Ⅱ
    (To be determined)
  • Civil Code Ⅲ
    (To be determined)
  • Civil Code Ⅳ
    (KAMIYAMA Yasushi)
  • Civil Code Ⅴ
    (KONDO Akihiko)
  • Criminal code I
    (TADERA Saori)
  • Criminal code II
    (NIWA Masao)
  • Criminal code III
    (To be determined)
  • Criminal Procedure Code I
    (INADA Takashi)
  • Criminal Procedure Code II
    (SAKURAI Kyoko)
  • Labor law
    (KINAMI Naoyuki)
  • Commercial law I
    (UCHIDA Chiaki)
  • Commercial law II
    (UMETSU Akihiko)
  • Lawsuit Procedure Act
    (To be determined)
  • Environmental law
    (IWASAKI Katsunari)
  • Enterprise law
    (YOSHIDA Masayuki)
  • Bankruptcy Law
    (ZHANG Zixian)
  • Financial transaction law
    (TANAKA Yukihiro)

International society

International society
  • Japanese Family Law and Society
    (TAMAKI Teiko)
  • International Law
    (WATANABE Yutaka)
  • Introduction to Japanese Politics
    (MASUI Yasuki etc.)
  • Politics in Contemporary Japan
    (KANDA Yutaka)
  • Advanced Studies on Chinese Politics and Diplomacy
    (ZHANG Yun)
  • Advanced Studies on Asia-Pacific International Relations
    (ZHANG Yun)
  • Introduction to Japanese Law Ⅰ
    (To be determined)
  • Introduction to Japanese Law Ⅱ
    (To be determined)
  • Political Economy
    (OMORI Takuma)
  • Industrial Organization
    (To be determined)
  • Japan's International Relations
    (KANDA Yutaka)
  • International Microeconomics
    (To be determined)

* Five compulsory subjects are offered as subjects common to the Graduate School, which include Introduction to Research, Research Project I, Research Project II, Research Project 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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