Program Essentials

Key Information

Our program goes beyond theory, providing you with opportunities to apply your knowledge in real-world scenarios. By incorporating advanced training and workplace experience into our curriculum, we ensure that you develop the practical skills and hands-on expertise necessary to excel in your chosen field. As you progress through the program, you will have the flexibility to tailor your education to align with your passions and career goals.

  • Coursework
  • Seminar (research)
  • Seminar (project)
In addition to our exceptional faculty, we believe in the power of cross-cultural collaboration and intellectual exchange. Through our partnerships with renowned scholars from overseas, we bring an international perspective to our coursework. By embracing an interdisciplinary approach across three fields of study, we equip you with a diverse toolkit that goes beyond a single disciplinary focus.
The seminar focused on research serves as a crucial component of our program, guiding you towards the successful completion of your master’s thesis. By working closely with our accomplished faculty members, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the latest research trends, leverage cutting-edge methodologies, and gain practical insights that will enhance the quality and impact of your master’s thesis.
The project-oriented seminar is designed to develop your practical problem-solving abilities and provide you with valuable real-world experience. Throughout this seminar, you will need to complete a project paper and will be supported and guided by our dedicated faculty members who will serve as your supervisors.

Program Structure

★After completing the Research Method I, you will have the opportunity to choose between a research-oriented seminar or a project-oriented seminar based on your career plans and personal aspirations. The decision you make will shape the direction of your academic journey and provide you with specialized skills and experiences aligned with your future goals.

Completion Requirement

Interdisciplinary Field

The KIMAP program is structured around three key fields: “International Business,” “Entrepreneurship & Finance,” and “Sustainable Development & Public Policy.” These fields are supported by the graduate schools of law, economics, and business administration, offering a diverse range of courses and resources. The overarching objective of the program is to equip students with the ability to seamlessly integrate technical knowledge and analytical skills across disciplines.

Field Certification Requirement (IMPORTANT)

1) Registration of field upon enrollment
2) Completion of required field specific courses (≧13 credits)

  • International Business
  • Entrepreneurship & Finance
  • Sustainable Development & Public Policy
In the field of “International Business,” students will gain insights into global markets, international trade, and the complexities of operating in diverse cultural contexts.
“Entrepreneurship & Finance” field will nurture innovative thinking, financial acumen, and the skills necessary to drive entrepreneurial initiatives.
The “Sustainable Development & Public Policy” field will explore the intersection of economic growth, environmental sustainability, and social welfare, fostering solutions to create a more equitable and sustainable future.

Example modules in each field

Coursework Schedule