Master On Campus

Law and Political Science

Nagoya University

24 months
4115 USD/year
4115 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Law and Political Science at Nagoya University is complemented by social activities, student mentorship arrangements, private and public sector internships, language instruction through the Education Center for International Students, annual participation in the Japan Inter-Collegiate Negotiation Competition.


About Law and Political Science at Nagoya University

Students in the Master of Comparative Law and Politics at Nagoya University may also include units taught at the neighboring Graduate School of International Development toward the 30 units required toward the degree. 

Courses outside the program but within the scope of the candidate’s research interests may also be approved, depending on educational and research requirements. In addition to the coursework requirement, students on the Masters program are required to complete a thesis under the supervision of a member of academic staff. Refl ecting on the considerable emphasis that is placed upon this extended piece of work, a mandatory semester course on the writing process is followed by two optional semester-length courses that draw upon and support the later phases of student research and writing up.

We are proud to count among our graduates staff of:

  • core ministries
  • counsel in major corporations
  • active lawyers
  • progressive academics of the jurisdictions that have enriched our environment through participation in our programs.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Comparative Studies in Jurisprudence 
  • Comparative Studies in Constitutional 
  • Comparative Studies in Administrative 
  • Professional Studies in International Law 
  • Project Management
  • Comparative Studies in Politics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form
    • Bachelor's Degree Diploma
    • Academic Transcript
    • English Proficiency Test Scores
    • Certified Score Report of the GRE 
    • Research Proposal 
    • Two Letters of Reference 
    • Summary of Undergraduate Graduation Research 
    • Major Publications
    • Documents Showing Other Strengths 
    • Document Validating Your Nationality and Residence Status
    • Certificate of Enrollment

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4115 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4115 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4115 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4115 USD per year during 24 months.
  • ¥535,800 per year

Living costs for Nagoya

111200 - 165260 JPY /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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