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Global society is constantly in motion, driven by the various people of the world, who all hold their own cultures and ideas. In order to take one's place in this evolving global society, it is essential to develop new modes of free thinking. Since its founding in 1880 under the principles of "Freedom and Progress", Hosei University has graduated talented individuals who have gone on to promote societal reform in a wide range of fields, as well as contribute achievements in culture and sports. We nurture the talents and skills of our students so that they can excel on the global stage with our numerous fields of study in 15 faculties and over 200 clubs and unique extracurricular activities, all in 3 distinctive campuses located in Tokyo.
Diverse individuals gather here from throughout Japan and around the world.
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Perspectives are broadened greatly through new challenges that encourage students to redefine their personal abilities and limits.


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Study economics in a world-class program with over 90 years of history and tradition

Economics are constantly involved in our day-to-day lives. Shopping, traveling, even using your phone are all different kinds of economic activity. While students of business administration study from the perspective of companies and organizations, in economics, approaches are made in respect to overall societies and markets. It is a field of research that has deep ties with our daily lives.
The Faculty of Economics at Hosei University has a long history of over 90 years, and it holds a tradition and a breadth of research that few institutions in Japan can match. Many graduates from this program have gone out to excel in fields of economics and business, as well as other fields. This has lead to a wide-ranging, strong network that supports students' research activities and internship programs for a more comprehensive learning experience. Economics is also one of the fields in which the Nobel Prize is awarded, and has a worldwide platform. The Faculty of Economics builds on the research and accomplishments of its long history, innovating to keep in step with the changing times, providing a world-class learning environment in the field of economics.

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Department of Economics

Students select from courses in social systems, political measures information, and environmental culture, learning the fundamental theories of economics before proceeding to the analysis of modern economies. Student will learn how to solve political issues that involve current themes in economics, such as the environment and culture.

Department of International Economics

The department is composed of subjects in the 3 categories of international business, international cooperation, and regional studies. Students will learn to approach international activities undertaken by businesses, NPOs, and other entities with the sensibilities of a global citizen.

Department of Business Economics

This department emphasizes corporate accounting analysis, business English, and the improvement of information processing skills. Students will gain the skills needed to be able to provide consultation regarding business management through a solid foundation of study in specialized topics including corporate economics, corporate accounting, industrial organization, and macroeconomics.

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