Education and research objectives

Updated on Apr 01 2018

Kokugakuin University undergraduate faculties

Kokugakuin University considers the objectives of its education and research to be the cultivation of character based on the ethos of Shinto, the investigation and instruction of the theory and applications of various fields of learning, and the fostering of competent individuals.

Each faculties’ objectives relating to the fostering of competent individuals and other objectives relating to education and research.

 The deepening of research into Japanese culture and the fostering of graduates able to communicate to the international community in a creative manner about Japanese culture through comparing and relativizing Japanese culture with other cultures.

 The fostering of educated individuals with specialist knowledge who contribute to society and who have a good grounding in knowledge relating to economies and economics and insight into the Japanese economy.

 The fostering of cultivated and erudite individuals with a wide range of knowledge who, through gaining specialist knowledge relating to jurisprudence and political science, are able to act on their own initiative within the diversifying value systems of contemporary society and able to participate proactively in the formation of peaceful and democratic nations and societies.

 The fostering of individuals who, through gaining knowledge and understanding of traditional Shinto-centered Japanese culture and by analyzing and comparing domestic and overseas religions and the related cultures, are able to contribute to the sound formation and development of the globalized and digitized contemporary society in which we live.

 The fostering, through the provision of teaching and systematic practical instruction of specialist knowledge in various fields relating to human development, of highly creative individuals with broad perspectives and deep insight who are able to draw out and develop the resources and capabilities that others have within themselves.

Kokugakuin University Graduate School faculties

Kokugakuin University’s Graduate School positions the objective of their education and research activities as contributing to the advancement of human culture through the implementation of instruction and research in specialist fields relating to Shinto studies, literature, history, jurisprudence, and economics, and nurturing the advanced research capabilities and rich erudition of individuals able to engage in independent research activities and specialist occupations.

Each graduate schools’ objectives relating to the fostering of competent individuals and other objectives relating to education and research.

 The fostering of outstanding researchers and individuals who engage in specialist occupations who understand the quintessence of Japanese culture, have broad-ranging knowledge, and are capable of creating new value systems and contributing to the development of human culture.

The fostering, based on the foundation provided by undergraduate education, of individuals who contribute to the solution of societal issues relating to jurisprudence and political science through comprehensive analysis and assessment of cutting-edge issues using specialized analytical capabilities, as well as of researchers who carry out and direct unique research in specialized fields.

The fostering, based on the foundation provided by undergraduate education, of professionals with advanced specialist economy- and economics-related knowledge and capabilities, and researchers with rich erudition and creative research capabilities.

Law School of Kokugakuin University

The Law School of Kokugakuin University positions the objective of its education and research activities as the fostering, through education that aims to organically fuse legal theory and practice, of legal professionals with advanced specialist knowledge relating to the legal profession, perceptive erudition, and outstanding capabilities.

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