Graduate University for Advanced Studies

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Coordinates: 35°15′39.94″N 139°36′30.13″E / 35.2610944°N 139.6083694°E / 35.2610944; 139.6083694

The Graduate University for Advanced Studies

The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (総合研究大学院大学 Sōgō kenkyū daigakuin daigaku?) is one of the national universities of Japan. It is located in the town of Hayama in Kanagawa Prefecture. It was established in 1988. Its nickname is Sōkendai (総研大?). From 1988 to 1995 the university's headquarters was located in Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama at Tokyo Institute of Technology.


The university has these six schools:[1]

  1. Cultural and Social Studies
  2. Physical Sciences
  3. High Energy Accelerator Science
  4. Multidisciplinary Sciences
  5. Life Science
  6. Advanced Sciences

It offers three-year and five-year doctoral programs.[2]


This article incorporates material from 総合研究大学院大学 (Sōgō kenkyū daigakuin daigaku) in the Japanese Wikipedia, retrieved on January 12, 2008.

The university's official web site provided additional information.