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The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, SOKENDAI

総合研究大学院大学 (そうごうけんきゅうだいがくいんだいがく) / SOKENDAI

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Overview

The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, SOKENDAI

University/Junior College

University

Co-ed/Women Only

Co-ed

Year of Foundation

1988

History
Vision and Mission
Official Website
English
Link
Features
The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, SOKENDAI is one of the national universities in Japan.The characteristic features are follows:
1.The University offers both three-year and five-year doctor-course programs.
2.The university consists of 6 schools with 20 departments operated by 18 Inter-University Research Institutes(IURI).
3.Research and education are carried out in close cooperation with Inter-University Research institutes.
Link
TEL
+81-46-858-1500
Email
Contact Info (for International Students)
Student Affairs Section, Division of Academic and Student Affairs
gakusei@ml.soken.ac.jp

Schools

As of May 1, 2019

Department of Regional Studies, School of Cultural and Social Studies
Department of Comparative Studies, School of Cultural and Social Studies
Department of Japanese Studies, School of Cultural and Social Studies
Department of Japanese History, School of Cultural and Social Studies
Department of Japanese Literature, School of Cultural and Social Studies
Department of Structural Molecular Science, School of Physical Sciences
Department of Functional Molecular Science, School of Physical Sciences
Department of Astronomical Science, School of Physical Sciences
Department of Fusion Science, School of Physical Sciences
Department of Space and Astronautical Science, School of Physical Sciences
Department of Accelerator Science, School of High Energy Accelerator Science
Department of Materials Structure Science, School of High Energy Accelerator Science
Department of Particle and Nuclear Physics, School of High Energy Accelerator Science
Department of Statistical Science, School of Multidisciplinary Sciences
Department of Polar Science, School of Multidisciplinary Sciences
Department of Informatics, School of Multidisciplinary Sciences
Department of Genetics, School of Life Science
Department of Basic Biology, School of Life Science
Department of Physiological Sciences, School of Life Science
Department of Evolutionary Studies of Biosystems, School of Advanced Sciences

International Networks

Membership of International University Associations
Partnerships with Overseas Institutions
Numbers of Partner Institutions Overseas for Student Exchange
14
Numbers of Partner Institutions Overseas for Research
12
Office for Concluding Partnerships

Tokyo Branch Administrative Section

Data Collection

As of May 1, 2019

Number of Full-time Academic Staff/Faculty Members
1168

506
students

Total Enrollment

0
students

Undergraduate Enrollment

506
students

Graduate Enrollment

Third-party Quality Assurance

Institutional Accreditation
  • NIAD-QE (2014)
Program Accreditation

Campus Location

Main Campus

Hayama Campus

Shonan Village, Hayama, 240-0193 , Kanagawa Google Map

Schools:

Department of Evolutionary Studies of Biosystems, School of Advanced Sciences

Location Type and Access
Urban Link
Facilities and Services
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Barrier-free Universal Design
  • Cafeteria/On-Campus Store

Other Campus

Campus

National Museum of Ethnology

10-1 Senri Expo Park, Suita, 565-8511, Osaka Google Map

Schools:

Department of Regional Studies, School of Cultural and Social Studies , Department of Comparative Studies, School of Cultural and Social Studies
Location Type and Access
Urban Link
Facilities and Services
Campus

International Research Center for Japanese Studies

3-2 Goryo Oeyama-cho, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto, 610-1192, Kyoto Google Map

Schools:

Department of Japanese Studies, School of Cultural and Social Studies
Location Type and Access
Metropolitan Link
Facilities and Services
Campus

National Museum of Japanese History

117 Jonai-cho, Sakura, 285-8502, Chiba Google Map

Schools:

Department of Japanese History, School of Cultural and Social Studies
Location Type and Access
Urban Link
Facilities and Services
Campus

National Institute of Japanese Literature

10-3 Midori-cho, Tachikawa, 190-0014, Tokyo Google Map

Schools:

Department of Japanese Literature, School of Cultural and Social Studies
Location Type and Access
Urban Link
Facilities and Services
Campus

Institute for Molecular Science

38 Nishigo-Naka, Myodaiji, Okazaki, 444-8585, Aichi Google Map

Schools:

Department of Structural Molecular Science, School of Physical Sciences , Department of Functional Molecular Science, School of Physical Sciences
Location Type and Access
Urban Link
Facilities and Services
Campus

National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

2-21-1 Osawa, Mitaka, 181-8588, Tokyo Google Map

Schools:

Department of Astronomical Science, School of Physical Sciences
Location Type and Access
Urban Link
Facilities and Services
Campus

National Institute for Fusion Science

322-6 Oroshi-cho, Toki, 509-5292 , Gifu Google Map

Schools:

Department of Fusion Science, School of Physical Sciences
Location Type and Access
Suburban Link
Facilities and Services
Campus

Institute of Space and Astronautical Science

3-1-1 Yoshinodai, Chuo-ku, Sagamihara, 252-5210 , Kanagawa Google Map

Schools:

Department of Space and Astronautical Science, School of Physical Sciences
Location Type and Access
Metropolitan Link
Facilities and Services
Campus

HIGH ENERGY ACCELERATOR RESEARCH ORGANIZATION, KEK

1-1 Oho, Tsukuba, 305-0801, Ibaraki Google Map

Schools:

Department of Accelerator Science, School of High Energy Accelerator Science , Department of Materials Structure Science, School of High Energy Accelerator Science , Department of Particle and Nuclear Physics, School of High Energy Accelerator Science
Location Type and Access
Suburban Link
Facilities and Services
Campus

The Institute of Statistical Mathematics

10-3 Midori-cho, Tachikawa, 190-8562, Tokyo Google Map

Schools:

Department of Statistical Science, School of Multidisciplinary Sciences
Location Type and Access
Urban Link
Facilities and Services
Campus

National Institute of Polar Research

10-3, Midori-cho, Tachikawa, 190-8518, Tokyo Google Map

Schools:

Department of Polar Science, School of Multidisciplinary Sciences
Location Type and Access
Urban Link
Facilities and Services
Campus

National Institute of Informatics

2-1-2 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, 101-8430, Tokyo Google Map

Schools:

Department of Informatics, School of Multidisciplinary Sciences
Location Type and Access
Metropolitan Link
Facilities and Services
Campus

National Institute of Genetics

1111 Yata, Mishima, 411-8540, Shizuoka Google Map

Schools:

Department of Genetics, School of Life Science
Location Type and Access
Suburban Link
Facilities and Services
Campus

National Institute for Basic Biology

Nishigonaka 38, Myodaiji, Okazaki, 444-8585, Aichi Google Map

Schools:

Department of Basic Biology, School of Life Science
Location Type and Access
Urban Link
Facilities and Services
Campus

National Institute for Physiological Sciences

38 Nishigonaka Myodaiji, Okazaki, 444-8585, Aichi Google Map

Schools:

Department of Physiological Sciences, School of Life Science
Location Type and Access
Urban Link
Facilities and Services

Academic Support

Academic Support
  • Assignment of a tutor; Support from educational support staff members, TAs, RAs, etc.
  • Other support for international students
Cultural Experience Opportunities

Dormitories/School-supported Housing

Accommodation Support

Other Housing and Accommodation
University Guarantor Available
Link
Accommodation Support for International Academic Staff


Employment Opportunities on Campus

Employment Opportunities
  • Part-time jobs on campus; TAs and RAs

Health Care

Physical and Mental Health Support (for International Students)
  • Physical Assistance / Mental Counseling in Japanese
  • Physical Assistance / Mental Counseling in Foreign Languages
  • Health Check
Link
Facilities and Services
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Barrier-free Universal Design
  • Cafeteria/On-Campus Store
Disability Support Services
  • Consultation service (in Japanese)
Link

Libraries

Libraries
University Library Link

Centers and Institutes

Web Pages of Centers and Institutes
Published Academic Articles and Citations
Campus Publication