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Hiroshima University

広島大学 (Hiroshima Daigaku) 

Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Arts/Psychology/Laws/Economics/Management Sciences/Business Administration/International Cooperation Studies/Philosophy)
Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Humanities/Philosophy in Psychology/Philosophy in Laws/Philosophy in Economics/Philosophy in Management Sciences/Philosophy in Business Administration/Philosophy in International Cooperation/Philosophy)
Division of Educational Sciences
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Education/Educational Psychology/International Cooperation Studies/Philosophy)
Division of Educational Sciences
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Education/Philosophy in Educational Psychology/Philosophy in International Cooperation Studies/Philosophy)
Division of Professional Development for Teachers and School Leaders
Professional Degree Program
2
Professional Degree
(Education in Professional Development)
Division of Law School
Professional Degree Program
3
Juris Doctor
(Juris Doctor)
Joint International Master’s Programme in Sustainable Development(Hiroshima University and University of Graz)
Master's Program
2
Masters
(Science)
Academic Calendar

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: semester / quarter
Entry Timing: Apr. Oct.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: semester / quarter
Entry Timing: Apr. Oct.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.

Professional Degree Program

Academic Calendar: semester / quarter
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.

Master's Program

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Curriculum
Link
Syllabus
Link
List of Courses and Schedule
Link
Degree Programs Offered in English
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
Available
Link
Link
Link


Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
Available
Link
Link
Link


Professional Degree Program
Unavailable


Master's Program
Available
Link


Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
+81-82-424-6705
ed-sou-jin@office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
School Overview
Link
Application Form
Link
School Brochures
Link
School Features
Link
  • Evening Course Available
Criteria for Awarding Degrees
Supplementary Japanese Language Class
Available
Link
Curriculum Policy of Institution
Japanese Language Course at an Affiliated School (Separate Admission Process for the University)
Available
Link
Study Abroad Programs (Incl. in and outbound) / Length of Program
Exchange Programs with Partner Institutions Overseas
Link 6 mos / 1 yr
Other Study Abroad Programs
Link 1 yr
Study Abroad Programs
Link
Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs
Students may Apply
Link
MEXT Research Students Scholarship
Prospective Students may Apply
Types of Professional Qualifications
  • Teacher's License
  • 公認心理師,臨床心理士,学校心理士

Students

As of May 1, 2020

total
465
Students

Students

Master's Program

Number of Spring Admissions
0
Number of Spring International Admissions
0
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
0
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
0 ()
Completion Rate in 2020
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2020

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
323
Number of Spring International Admissions
135
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
78
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
0 ()
Completion Rate in 2020
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2020

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
100
Number of Spring International Admissions
29
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
12
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
0 ()
Completion Rate in 2020
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2020

Professional Degree Program

Number of Spring Admissions
42
Number of Spring International Admissions
0
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
0
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
0 ()
Completion Rate in 2020
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2020

Faculty

As of May 1, 2020

List of Academic Staff/Faculty Members (Title, Degree and Achievements)
Total Number of Academic Staff/Faculty Members
442
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    465:442

Number of International Academic Staff/Faculty Members (by Gender)

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
184
124
11
28
347
78
Female
31
43
6
15
95
21
International Faculty
6
17
6
12
41
9

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2020

Master's Program

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
0

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
0

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
0

Professional Degree Program

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
0
Main Pathways for International Students
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
Information on Career Prospects
Internships and Other Opportunities
  • Internships/training in Japan (Convert not to credit)
  • Internships/training outside Japan (Convert not to credit)
Link
Career Support
Available
Link
Voices of International Students
International Alumni Networks

Campus Location

Campus
Higashi-Hiroshima campus
1-3-2 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima City, 739-8511, Hiroshima Google Map
Access Map
Location Type
Suburban
Facilities and Services
  • Athletic grounds and facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Rest areas
  • Computer rooms
  • Environments for independent learning other than the library (e.g., learning commons)
  • Barrier-free universal design
  • Cafeteria/On-campus store
  • Muslim-friendly food provided in the cafeteria and elsewhere (not certified Halal)
  • Free Wi-Fi for students
Campus
Higashi-Senda campus
1-1-89 Higashi-Senda-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, 730-0053, Hiroshima Google Map
Access Map
Location Type
Urban
Facilities and Services
  • Athletic grounds and facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Computer rooms
  • Environments for independent learning other than the library (e.g., learning commons)
  • Barrier-free universal design
  • Cafeteria/On-campus store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students

Entrance Exam for International Students

As at 28th 09 2020

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance examination provisions for international students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
Special Selection for International Students
Link
Consultation for Prospective Students Overseas
Special Arrangement on Admission for Persons with Disabilities
Transfer within the Institution
Transfer from Another Institution
Options for Testing / Qualifications
Remarks
  • Online application available
  • Examination fees and other charges payable by credit card or online payment system
Application Timing
Jan. / Apr. / Nov.

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Recommendation (open recruitment, designated schools)
  • Special selection for working adults
  • Entrance examination provisions for international students
  • Special Selection for Senior Citizens

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Recommendation (open recruitment, designated schools)
  • Special selection for working adults
  • Entrance examination provisions for international students
  • Special Selection for Senior Citizens

Master's Program

  • General

Professional Degree Program

  • General
  • Special selection for working adults

Tuition and Fees

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Link
Admission Fee
282,000 yen

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Third Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Link

Professional Degree Program

教職大学院
Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Link

Professional Degree Program

法科大学院
Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 804,000 yen / Min: 804,000 yen
Second Year   Max: 804,000 yen / Min: 804,000 yen
Third Year   Max: 804,000 yen / Min: 804,000 yen
Link

Master's Program

国際連携専攻
Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Link
Estimated Housing and Utilities Cost (Per Month)
42,790 yen
Fees Charged during Student Short-time Leave
no payment

Special Payment Arrangements

As at 01st 05 2020

Late Payment Plan
Available
Installment Payment Plan
Available
Tuition Waivers
Student may Apply for Waiver or Reduction of Tuition
Link

Scholarships/Loans

Grants (All Students may Apply)
Available
Grants (All International Students may Apply)
Available Link
Loans (All Students may Apply)
Details