Welcome to GIS!

Congratulations on being accepted to the Faculty of Global and Interdisciplinary Studies (GIS)! We are pleased to bring you into the GIS community, a diverse group of students and professors from across Japan and around the world. Here, we would like to present some welcoming words from our Dean, Professor Yu Niiya, and some of the GIS students.

GIS Dean’s Welcome Message:

Congratulations to all of you who have passed the entrance examination to the Faculty of Global and Interdisciplinary Studies (GIS). You opened the door to four years full of opportunities: You will deepen your knowledge in 30 disciplines from more than 200 courses, including literature, linguistics, education, business, sociology, media studies, international relations, tourism studies, and psychology, just to name a few. You will be part of a diverse and dynamic community that will help you expand your horizon. You will meet your lifelong friends and mentors who will help you grow! Discover and realize your aspirations!

Professor Yu Niiya
Dean, GIS


GIS Students’ Welcome Message: