Admission Policy

The Graduate School of International Development seeks the following persons:

  1. Those who have a strong desire to conduct empirical research on the development problems that the international community, states, and civil society organizations tackle by using social science theories and methods, and to contribute to policy-making and implementation from a global perspective;
  2. Those who have the will to contribute to state- and community-building in cooperation with the international community and with a full understanding of national and local realities;
  3. Those who are eager to realize sustainable development and just societies at the global level while establishing a worldwide network of governments, universities, international organizations, private companies, nongovernmental organizations, and individual citizens.