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Hitotsubashi University

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About

History

  • Hitotsubashi University began as the Commercial Training School (Shoho Koshujo) established privately in the business district of Tokyo in 1875, about twenty years after Japan had emerged from two and a half centuries of national isolation. 
  • The founder of this institution was Arinori Mori, who was later to become the first Minister of Education.

Education

  • Hitotsubashi University is a national university corporation, and is the only university in Japan to specialize exclusively in the humanities and social sciences.

Research

  • Institute of Innovation ResearchOpen in New Window
  • Hitotsubashi University Center for Japanese Business StudiesOpen in New Window
  • Center for Financial Engineering EducationOpen in New Window
  • Research and Education Center for Fair LaborOpen in New Window
  • Center for Gender Research and Social SciencesOpen in New Window
  • Center for the Study of Peace and ReconcilationOpen in New Window
  • Institute of Economic ResearchOpen in New Window
  • Research Centre for Information and Statistics of Social ScienceOpen in New Window
  • Center for Economic InstitutionsOpen in New Window
  • Center for Intergenerational StudiesOpen in New Window
  • Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study (HIAS)Open in New Window

Career

  • Career support activities provided by the Career Support Office including guest lectures, general career seminars, seminars on careers in government, seminars conducted by different industries, guest lectures by officials from the National Personnel Authority, seminars by fellow students on job-hunting; seminar on careers at various companies, field trips to companies, and internships.

Hitotsubashi University Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships for Hitotsubashi University. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
ADB-Japan Scholarship Program for Developing Countries in Asia and Pacific
Merit-based

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ADB/Japan Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Apr 2024
BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program
Merit-based Need-based

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BeArt-Presets
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
15 Dec 2024
International Joint MSc Programme “Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security” Scholarships
Merit-based

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
Need-based

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Japan Gov’t/World Bank
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
Merit-based

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Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
26 Jun 2024
Ramage Law Group Adopted Child Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramage Law Group
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
Voice Talent Online Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Voice Talent Online
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
ADB-Japan Scholarship Program for Developing Countries in Asia and Pacific
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

ADB/Japan Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Apr 2024
BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program
Merit-based Need-based

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BeArt-Presets
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
15 Dec 2024
International Joint MSc Programme “Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security” Scholarships
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
Need-based

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Japan Gov’t/World Bank
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
26 Jun 2024
Ramage Law Group Adopted Child Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Ramage Law Group
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
Voice Talent Online Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Voice Talent Online
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Hitotsubashi University, visit our scholarship search.

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University Ranking

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2024
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2023
531
2022
531
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Services

Student services

  • Prevention of harassment
  • The Student Support Center
  • Student Advising and Counseling Room

Housing services

The office provides international students with:

  • up-to-date information and advice on living in Japan to help international students settle in smoothly.
  • easy access to finding advice and services.
  • advice and services to promote international exchange activities among international students, Japanese students, faculty members, administrative staff members, and people from the local community.

Library services

  • Hitotsubashi University Library holds 1.94 million volumes and 16,700 serial titles. The collections in the Center for Historical Social Science Research are of outstanding international significance with more than 75,000 volumes of rare materials in the social sciences including the Carl Menger collection, the Schumpeter Collection, and the Soda Kiichiro collection, to name but a few.

ICT services

  • Approximately 200 computers are available for student use in the Computer Education Building. The Computer Center maintains, manages, and operates the University’s data processing and network systems, thereby contributing to improved research and education and greater administrative efficiency.

Medical services

  • Hitotsubashi University has a Health Center on the West Campus to provide primary care free of charge. 
  • There are one full-time doctor, one clinical psychologist, two registered nurses, one registered nutritionist, four part-time doctors and three counselors. Some English-speaking doctors available.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Our main teaching and research activities take place at Kunitachi Campus in western Tokyo. Kodaira Kokusai (International) Campus has residence halls for both domestic and international students along. 
  • Chiyoda Campus is located in the birthplace of Hitotsubashi, Kanda-Hitotsubashi in central Tokyo, and offers courses for the Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy.

Sports facilities

  • Private fitness clubs near the Kunitachi station and community sports center are equipped with sportsfacilities for personal use. You can also find tennis courts in the Kunitachi and Kodaira area.

Accreditation

  • In 2019, it was accredited as one of the few outstanding Designated National Universities – the only one specializing in the social sciences.

Student Reviews

good experience
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

High reputation, academic intensive, but it very difficult if you are international students and studying in Japanese

Kunitachi, Tokyo, Japan

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