• Seminars and Research Groups

Examples of seminars, academic conferences, symposiums, and study groups.

For a listing of recent seminars, please visit the ‘Seminars’ page of the Policy Research Center web site.


  • Faculty Directory

Among our faculty members are world-class academics and distinguished public sector practitioners. To search for a particular faculty member, please click here.


  • Research Fellows

GRIPS is currently accepting research fellows from anywhere in the world to conduct joint research with GRIPS faculty members. For more information, please click here.


  • Policy Research Center

As the central organization for research activities at GRIPS, the Policy Research Center promotes policy-oriented, project-based joint research mainly through the following three major activities. First, the Center funds new research projects every year by calling for proposals from faculty members. The adopted projects address specific policy issues facing the world today, and they vary widely. Second, the center runs awards for publication in international academic books and journals, and a book publication grant program. Third, it serves as a platform for research information by gathering and disseminating knowledge and information through holding international conferences and symposia, as well as by publishing discussion papers on the Center website.


  • Projects

Listed below are some of our current externally funded research projects, and a link to a listing of completed projects. For more information, please click here.


  • Institutional Repository

bannerThe Institutional Repository at National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies provides open access to outcomes created through education and research activities at GRIPS: mainly doctoral dissertations and Discussion papers. Access the International Repository.


  • Towards the Prevention of Unlawful Acts

The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) has taken various measures to prevent unlawful research activities and fraudulent use of research funds, including: establishment of a responsibility structure within the institute; creation of internal rules; formulation of an unlawful act prevention plan; and establishment of a contact point. For more information, please click here.




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