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Hiroshima City University

Graduate School of Peace Studies

Graduate School of Peace Studies: Master’s Degree Program

Enrollment commences in April 2019
Master’s Degree Program (PDF)


***** NEWS *****
2018.10.27 Commemorative lectures for the establishment of the Graduate School of Peace Studies and briefing session on admission successfully conducted. ⇒ details
2018.9.7  AY2019 Admissions Guide released.  ⇒ details
2018.8.25 Briefing session on admission to the Graduate School of Peace Studies successfully conducted. ⇒ detail
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Purpose of Establishment

As a university located in the city that experienced the first atomic bombing in human history, Hiroshima City University established the Hiroshima Peace Institute in April 1998 as an affiliated research institute. The Institute conducts peace-related education and academic research that aims to contribute to the abolition of nuclear weapons, the establishment of world peace, and the development of local communities.

The establishment of the Graduate School of Peace Studies aims to contribute to the realization of world peace by providing a curriculum that fosters graduates who have acquired; i) analytical academic methodologies in specialized areas such as peace studies, international politics, international law and international relations, and ii) the specialized and wide-ranging skills needed to analyze a diversity of real problems.

Career paths graduates will be prepared for:

We aim to train students to become professionals who have the ability to analyze the dynamics behind international disputes from various perspectives and communicate to the world about effective ideas and methods for realizing peace. Students will be prepared for career paths such as:

(1) Researchers who have the intellectual ability to identify and analyze the connections between i)the framework of international relations and basic structure of politics and governance, and ii)human security, while at the same time being able to propose effective preventive measures aimed at avoiding and solving disputes;

(2) International officials and international NGO and NPO employees who can contribute to the drafting and formulation of international public policy aimed at building and realizing peace, and national and regional public servants involved with public policy and internationally related work; and

(3) Journalists and mass-media specialists who have acquired the skills to astutely and systematically analyze a diversity of issues including current international disputes and global problems, and who have the ability to share information with civil society and the international community from a peacebuilding perspective.

Paths after completing the degree program

● Newspaper or news agency journalist
● Educator at a higher educational institution such as a university, or a think-tank researcher
● Staff of an international NGO or NPO
● International official, national or regional public servant
● Progress to Doctoral degree program

Graduate Faculty members

Position Name Subject Research Field
Professor OSHIBA, Ryo

Global Governance

International Relations
(Global Governance Studies)

Professor OKIMURA, Tadashi

Peacebuilding, United Nations

International Relations,
International Institution Studies,
United Nations Studies

Professor GANESAN, Narayanan Conflict and Cooperation in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asian Politics
and Foreign Policy

Professor KIKKAWA, Gen

Peace Studies,
International Security,
Preventive Diplomacy

International Relations,
Peace Studies,
International Security

Professor SATO, Tetsuo

Contemporary International Law and Peace,
International Organizations and International Systems

International Law,
the Law of International Organizations

Professor JACOBS, Robert

Atomic Culture,
Global Hibakusha

History and Culture of Nuclear
Science and Technologies,
American History

Professor NAONO, Akiko

Contemporary Society and Peace,
Memories of Atomic Bombings

Sociology
Professor NAGAI, Hitoshi

Nuclear History II,
War Crimes Trials and International Criminal Tribunals,
Modern and Contemporary History of Japan

Modern Japanese History,
Japan-Philippines Relations
Professor MIZUMOTO, Kazumi

Nuclear History I,
Nuclear History II

International Relations,
Nuclear Disarmament,
Issues on Atomic-Bombing
Professor YUASA, Takeshi

Politics and Foreign Policy in Contemporary Central Asia, Regional Organizations and their Peace and Security Policies

Regional Organizations,
Political Change, and Security
in the post-Soviet Area

Associate Professor KAWAKAMI, Akihiro Constitution of Japan and Pacifism Theory of Constitutional Law,
Theory of Local Government,
Theory of Human Rights
Associate Professor XU, Xianfen

Politics and Foreign Policy in Contemporary China

History of Japan-China Relations,
International Relations in East Asia,
International Cooperation Studies
Associate Professor SON, Hyunjin Korean Foreign Policies and Nuclear Issues International Law,
Situation on the Korean Peninsula,
North Korean Issues
Associate Professor TAKEMOTO, Makiko Pacifism and Peace Movements Modern and Contemporary
German History,
History of Peace Philosophy
and Peace Movements
Associate Professor HA, Kyung Jin

Global Communication,
Journalism Studies

History and Theory of Communication,
Media Studies,
Public Relations
Associate Professor FUKUI, Yasuhito

International Disarmament Law,
War Crimes Trials and International Criminal Tribunals

International Law,
International Relations





***** NEWS: Details *****

2018.9.7  2019 Admissions Guide released.

Graduate Admissions

●Please download admissions and the prescribed forms from the following link.

 You must print these forms in A4-sized and white-colored paper.

 ○2019 First Semester Admissions
   ・Special Entrance Examination for International Students
   Master Course
    Master Admission>  (PDF)PDF
    [A]Application Form > (PDF)PDF
    [B]Resume > (PDF)PDF
    [C]Letter of Recommendation 1 and 2 > (PDF)PDF
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   Application guidelines (Japanese Page)


●Contact
 Admissions Office
 Hiroshima City University
 3-4-1, Ozuka-Higashi, Asa-Minami-Ku, Hiroshima, 731-3194, JAPAN
 E-mail: nyushi&m.hiroshima-cu.ac.jp
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