■ 28 : Programs and Courses
GRIPS offers policy studies programs and courses that tackle the issues facing our modern world.
■ 15 : Programs Taught in English
There are 8 Master’s Programs and 7 Doctoral Programs that can be taken entirely in English. These programs are designed to create globally competitive, top-level human resources in the field of policy studies.
■ 343 : Students
67% of our students are on Master’s Programs and 33% are on Doctoral Programs.
■ 69% : of Students are International Students
GRIPS boasts a high ratio of international students, even among other national universities.
■ 82% : of Students from the Public Sector
Many of our students are employees at central ministries and government agencies, local governments, or private companies, and are undergoing mid-career training at GRIPS.
(Graduates from 2018)
■ 116 : Countries Represented by our Alumni
The GRIPS Alumni network has over 5,000 people from 116 different countries.
■ 1: 4.6 : Ratio of Faculty Members to Students
The number of GRIPS faculty members (excluding part-time) is 21.3% of our student population, 1.6 times the average for national universities in Japan. GRIPS is a place where students can easily get advice from and talk to their professors.
■ 27% : of Full-time Faculty Members have Practical Experience in Administration
1 in 4 of our full-time faculty members have practical experience in government administration.
■ 52% : of Full-time Faculty Members hold a Degree from a Outside of Japan
GRIPS employs many faculty members who gained their degree at an overseas institution, bringing with them a global perspective.
■ 21% : of Faculty Members are Non-Japanese
To increase our global presence, GRIPS is proactively increasing acceptance of young researchers and invitations sent to renowned international researchers. Of our faculty members, 21% are non-Japanese (excluding part-time), which is 4 times the average for national universities in Japan.
■ 15 : Short-Term Executive Training Programs for International Government Officials
■ 494 : Participants in Short-Term Executive Training Programs for International Government Officials
The Executive Development Center for Global Leadership held short-term executive training programs held in 2018 following requests from domestic and international government agencies. The training programs contributed to human resource development in the public sector by offering lectures covering topics such as national government ministries and local governments in Japan, the public sector system, leadership and many other topics related to policy studies and systems.