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National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

政策研究大学院大学, セイサクケンキュウダイガクインダイガク
Representive : President, Takashi SHIRAISHI
Establishment year: 1997
Address: 7-22-1 Roppongi,Minato-ku,Tokyo 106-8677
Organization/Research department name (3):
  • The Graduate School of Policy Study
  • The Policy Research Center
  • Library
History (5):
  • 1994/06
    A committee for the Preparation of the Establishment of an Institute for Policy Science Studies and Research was established.
  • 1997/10
    The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) was inaugurated.
  • 1997/10
    The Graduate School of Policy Studies, GRIPS Library, and the Policy Research Center were established.
  • 2000/04
    The Master's Programs commenced.
  • 2002/04
    The Ph.D. Programs commenced
Purpose of establishment:
The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
aims to contribute to the betterment and advancement of
democratic governance around the world through research
and education on policy issues and innovative solutions.
Business overview:
■Train Policy Professionals and Researchers
As our main goal, GRIPS cultivates future leaders with the
ability to identify challenges in public policy and to offer
diverse and innovative solutions by providing an opportunity to
gain expert knowledge and a creative perspective in policy planning.

■ Promote Interdisciplinary Policy Studies
Going beyond specific fields, GRIPS fosters students' ability to develop wide-ranging solutions to policy-related challenges and to apply an interdisciplinary approach to address real issues.

■ Serve as an International Center for Policy Research
GRIPS ensures innovative research and education systems
and an environment that meet international standards in
order to provide world-class programs.
In addition to taking a leading role in establishing policy studies
and academic disciplines, GRIPS also builds a platform to
offer well-timed recommendations for current policy issues.
Research field (1): Humanities & Social Sciences
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