IUJ brochures 2020-2021

GSIR Graduate School of International Relations

PhD Program

The PhD Progr am i s ded i cated to deve l op i ng h i gh - level research abilities for a wide range of contemporary international issues through rigorous academic training. It also helps students acquire a long-term vision of a rapidly changing world with diverse perspectives in global contexts. Targeting future leaders in international organizations, public organizations and/or governments, the PhD Program aims at fostering high level professionals playing an important role in

international arena with theoretical, analytical, and practical abilities as well as fostering researchers to operate effectively in international society. All courses are conducted in English. The PhD program, according to specialized research areas, consists of 3 clusters that are extensions of our 3 existing Master ’s programs in GSIR, i .e. , “International Relations Program,” “International Development Program” and “Public Management and Policy Analysis Program.”

International Relations Cluster (PhD in International Relations)

Economics Cluster (PhD in Economics)

Public Management Cluster (PhD in Public Management)

fosters researchers with the specialized knowledge and high-level research ability in Public Management, and fosters those professionals with the above-mentioned knowledge and abilities which can be applied to relevant jobs (such as effective management) in such places as international organizations and government bodies

fosters researchers with the specialized knowledge and high-level research ability in Economics including quantitative and statistical methods, and fosters those professionals with the above-mentioned knowledge and abilities which can be applied to relevant jobs (such as economic development or economic policy formulation) in such places as international organizations and government bodies

fosters researchers with the specialized knowledge and high-level research ability in the increasingly complex field of International Relations, including security, and fosters those professionals with the above-mentioned knowledge and abilities which can be applied to relevant jobs (such as security policy formulation) and be implemented in such places as international organizations and government bodies

The PhD curriculum consists of Core Required Courses and PhD Dissertation Advanced Seminars. The Courseworks are designed to give students high level specialized and scholastic knowledge and research capability required for PhD candidates. The PhD Dissertation Advanced Seminars are designed to give students guidance for writing a PhD dissertation. Curriculum & Degree Requirements

① Core Required Courses: 6 credits (3 courses)

International Relations Cluster

Economics Cluster

Public Management Cluster

・Advanced Public Management (Fall, 1st year) ・Advanced Politics and Governance (Winter, 1st year) ・Advanced Public Policy Process (Spring, 1st year)

・Advanced Studies in Theories of International Relations (Fall, 1st year) ・Advanced Studies in International Political Economy (Winter, 1st year) ・Advanced Studies in Human Rights and Global Justice (Spring, 1st Year)

・Advanced Macroeconomics (Fall, 1st year) ・Advanced Microeconomics (Winter, 1st year) ・Advanced Econometrics (Spring, 1st year)

② PhD Dissertation Advanced Seminars: 9 credits (3 courses) ・PhD Dissertation Advanced Seminar Ⅰ (1st full year) ・PhD Dissertation Advanced Seminar Ⅱ (2nd full year) ・PhD Dissertation Advanced Seminar Ⅲ (3rd full year) ③ PhD Candidate Examination To pass the PhD candidate examination conducted at the end of 1st year. Candidates will be given a second chance during the 2nd year to take this examination if they fail the examination in the 1st year. ④ Final Examination To pass the evaluation and the final examination of their PhD dissertation. The PhD dissertation is, in principle, comprised of three academic papers, one of which must be accepted by a refereed academic journal.

PhD Faculty Members (As of September 1, 2020)

See Page 14 -15 for futher faculty information

International Relations Cluster

Economic Cluster

Public Management Cluster

・ Seunghoo Lim ・Hun Myoung Park ・ Shugo Shinohara ・Kyohei Yamada

・Hideaki Goto ・Yusuke Jinnai ・Robert F. Kane ・Ching-Yang Lin ・Cheng-Tao Tang ・Chun Yee Wong

・Nawalage S. Cooray ・Vida Macikenaite ・Maung Aung Myoe ・Osamu Nakamura ・Motohide Saji ・ Tomohito Shinoda

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