At a glance

  • 828 Undergraduates enrolled
  • 330 Graduates enrolled
  • 72 International students enrolled
  • 61 Faculty members

The Department of Legal Studies and the Department of Political Science endeavor to provide students with the most current academic knowledge in the areas of law, political science, international relations, and political and diplomatic history.

We strive to provide educational opportunities for future academics, business or bureaucratic specialists, and current legal professioals and others with work experience.

The Department of Professional Legal Education (Kobe University Law School) aims to train knowledgeable and skillful lawyers for the future.

Professional Degree Program

Professional Legal Studies

  • Professional Transaction Law
  • Professional Public Law
  • Advanced Legal Areas

Doctoral Program

Academic Legal Studies

  • Academic Transaction Law
  • Academic Public Law
  • Theory and History of Law

Political Science

  • Political Theory
  • International Policy Analysis
  • Analysis of Contemporary Politics


2-1 Rokkodai-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501 Japan
Tel. +81(0)78-803-7234
E-mail: law-kyomu-kenkyuka@office.kobe-u.

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