The JDS Program in Law at the Kyushu University is taught on a full-time basis and takes 24 months for completion, beginning in October every year and ending in September two years later.
All JDS students are expected to complete a 20-credit (approx. 2-3 courses per semester for two years) coursework curriculum and write a Master’s Thesis of 70 pages.
The program is fully-funded by JICA (the Japan International Cooperation Agency) and aims at training highly capable young officials who will engage in implementing social and economic development plans as future leaders in their home country.
- Conflict of Laws
- Translation Business Law
- Law and Society
- Intellectual Property and the Law
- Legal Research Methodology and Writing
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
For admission to the IEBL, students must meet the following requirements:
- An undergraduate degree in Law from an accredited university.
- A good command of English. A TOEFL score of 237+ (computer-based), 580+ (paper-based), or 92+ (Internet-based) or equivalent is required for non-native English speakers.
International3938 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3938 EUR per year during 24 months.
National3938 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3938 EUR per year during 24 months.
535,800 Japanese Yen
Living costs for Fukuoka
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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