Education & research

Education & research

What is the Department of Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies?

The Department of Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies (AIS) conducts education and research training related to emerging and pioneering basic and applied research, and research on these issues (research on research) in advanced science and technology.

One of the features of AIS is to conduct re-education of adults in working fields in addition to traditional graduate school education. It aims to train not only unique, creative researchers in various fields of advanced science and technology but also progressive, international researchers and corporate managers with a broad vision, and advanced, interdisciplinary policy makers. A Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Engineering degree is granted.