Graduate School of Law

Degree: Master of Laws/Doctor of Laws
English-based Degree Program: N/A
Location: Kinugasa Campus

Graduate Description

Since its founding in 1950, Ritsumeikan University Graduate School of Law has produced researchers who excel in their field. In recent years the school has been putting its energy into educating high-level legal professionals. With the building of a new law school, new internship programs, and other exciting developments the Graduate School of Law is working together with society as we enter the 21st century.

Researcher Training
The Research Course trains researchers to be adaptable in the next generation, and encourages them on to doctoral studies. In the constantly changing academic atmosphere of Law and Political Science, the school aims to produce independent researchers with a wide base of research prowess who are able to carry out research tasks on an international scale. This course engages in systematic education and training to develop research capabilities, and promotes further education and branching out into other fields.

Sample Courses

  • Philosophy of Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Civil Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Tax Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • International Law
  • Politics
  • Public Administration

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