APS offers systematic and interdisciplinary study in the three core areas of the social sciences, opportunities to experience diverse values through student life on an international campus, and study opportunities in Japan and abroad. In this global learning community, we will develop professional individuals who will take on the challenge of solving the world's diverse problems.

Dean, College of Asia Pacific Studies

Professor KIKKAWA Takuro


The College of Asia Pacific Studies, with the Asia Pacific region at its core, will lead a paradigm shift in global society of the turbulent 21st century through its research and education. The college will contribute to the resolution of various problems, the creation of new values that transcend national and regional boundaries, and the realization of coexistence based on a respect for diversity to ensure the sustainable development of global society.