Master of Arts, major in Japanese Studies

This graduate degree program is designed to provide a broad understanding of the Japanese people, their culture, historical development and contemporary problems.
The program was developed to interact with discipline-based programs of the graduate school, namely: Economics, History, Political Science and Sociology. It has the following objectives:
To provide a flow of specialists on Japan with a high level of practical and intellectual competence needed in the diplomatic service, public service, government, media and education;
To form specialists on Japan who can address the growing economic, political and strategic importance of the Asia-Pacific region; and
To create an original and substantial academic tradition of Japanese Studies in the country.