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College of International Relations, Global Studies Major(GS)

The College of International Ralations was established in 1988 as the 1st International Relations college in West Japan. This college is one of Japan's leading IR institutions and the only full-member of APSIA, The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs.
In the Global Studies Major, faculty members are from more than 10 countries, 50% of the students are from abroad and the other 50% are Japanese. Classes with staff and students from all around the world makes an ideal environment for international relations study.


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Hong Kong3

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