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92 Years of History and Tradition

Musashino University, founded in 1924 by the internationally known Buddhist scholar Dr. Junjiro Takakusu, is an institution rich in both history and tradition. With its roots in Buddhist-based human education, Musashino has evolved into a comprehensive university boasting 9 Graduate Programs and 16 Departments within 9 Undergraduate Faculties, including literature, science, medicine and the Faculty of Global Studies, which opened in April 2016.

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“Creating Peace & Happiness for the World”
In striving to create peace and happiness for the world Musashino University has restructured its research and education and aspires to become an institution of global acclaim. In order to achieve this goal Musashino University encourages students, faculty members, and all other persons involved in the university to strengthen their sensitivity, their wisdom, and their ability to resonate and create together.

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School of Global Studies, Department of Global Business

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Fostering a global view, broad perspective and the ability to propose improvements and resolutions to issues from an economics and management perspective.

This faculty aims to equip students with the specialist economics and management related knowledge required to view economic, management and societal problems from a global perspective, nurturing students into workers and members of society with strong problem identification and resolution skills and a methodological mind. Prestigious research team members and entrepreneurs give classes that are closely tied to contemporary business issues and in tune with what’s going on in the business world right now.

What makes the Faculty of Economics stand out?

 Taking advantage of the economically abundant Ariake Campus location
The Ariake Campus is in an amazing location and has cooperative ties with a lot of the major companies and businesses in the area. Students in the Department of Economics study economics while working hands-on at a company on a long-term ‘Industry-Academia Cooperative Seminar’ internship. Through visiting some of the numerous companies located near the campus, students in this department get the opportunity to experience economics at the front lines of the business world.

 Lectures by entrepreneurs and leaders at the forefront of the business world
Through experiencing current events taking place at the forefront of the business world and applying the knowledge learnt in class, students are able to better understand the problems facing companies today.
Past lectures: lectures have been held by guest speakers from a broad range of fields and companies, including Panasonic, The Toyota Foundation, the Tokyo Stock Exchange, as well as major railway, advertising, beverage manufacture and construction firms.

I want you to think deeply about things and open your eyes to the wide world around you. (Professor Eiri Saito, Dean of the Faculty of Economics)

I want you to think deeply about things and open your eyes to the wide world around you. (Professor Eiri Saito, Dean of the Faculty of Economics)

Listening to experiences of business leaders from Panasonic and the Toyota Foundation.

Listening to experiences of business leaders from Panasonic and the Toyota Foundation.

Honing their presentation skills through small seminar classes that offer question and answer sessions between students.

Honing their presentation skills through small seminar classes that offer question and answer sessions between students.

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Department of Economics
Fostering masters of economics who can contribute to society.

Through the empirical and theoretical analysis and understanding of economic events facing contemporary society, the Department of Economics aims to cultivate the precise skills of judgment and insight necessary for students to successfully tackle our rapidly globalizing society. Students study the basics and foundations of economics through to economic policy theory, international financial theory and game theory, using small elite seminars to equip themselves with logical thinking skills and strong problem identification and resolution skills.

 Future Vision
Leading companies both within Japan or abroad
Banks & other financial institutions (securities / insurance related firms etc.)
Non-Profit or Non-Government Organizations
Consulting / analyst work
Graduate school etc.

Department of Management
Using a major in management to foster talented personnel capable of succeeding on the future global stage.

Through research into the methods of new companies starting up in today’s globalizing economic society, this Department fosters strong moral ethics and motivation, equipping students with a sound business mind and specialist knowledge. Students study a broad range of practical courses, from the foundations of management through to management strategy, marketing, accounting and finance etc.

 Future Vision
Insurance / securities firm, manufacturer, venture company, foreign firm in Japan, service industry, logistics, consulting, IT firm etc.



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