Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Master's program in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences offers highly academic and integrated courses in the humanities and social sciences so as to develop students with a professional level of analytical competence who are academically flexible, and able to exercise practical judgment in coping with a wide range of problems and issues that confront us in our ever-changing world.

The doctoral program aims at creating new research fields and approaches that take advantage of Okinawas geographic, historic, and cultural backgrounds. By placing Okinawa/the Ryukyus in a global context, the program aims to train professionals and researchers capable of analyzing local and regional issues from multiple points of view.

Master's Program

Courses Admission Capacity Areas of Study Degree
Social Systems Studies 17 Practical Jurisprudence,
Economic Systems,
Business Administration,
Policy Science
Law, Political Science,
Economics,
Business Administration,
Sociology, Education,
Psychology, Literature,
English History, Geography,
Linguistics and Communication,
Studies Arts, (Philosophy)
Human Sciences 16 Human Behavior,
Human Society,
History and Anthropology,
Island Studies
Languages and Cultures 12 Ryukyuan-Asian Studies,
Euro-American Studies,
Language and Communication Studies

Doctoral Program

Courses Admission Capacity Areas of Study Degree
Comparative Culture and Area Studies 4 - Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Culture and Area Studies