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University of Tsukuba


The University of Tsukuba, with a grant from the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program, has established in April 1995 an interdisciplinary master's program, the Program in Policy Management (PPM). It was restructured in 2009 as the Program in Economic and Public Policy Management (PEPPM).

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The objective of the PEPPM is to provide, within the timeframe of two years, training and the necessary skills for the conception, design, and implementation of development policies. The Program aspires to contribute to the creation of an international community of highly trained professionals grappling with the daily challenges of economic and social development and expect scholars to apply their newly enhanced knowledge and skills to help

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accelerate the pace of economic and social development after their return to their home countries.

The Program offers two courses
  • the Course in Economic Policy, emphasizing strong quantitative and econometric skills
  • the Course in International Public Policy focused on the international, social and political dimensions of policymaking 

To get more information on the Program in Economics and Public Policy Management, please visit the Program website. To apply for the Program, please download the Brochure where you can obtain the necessary information on the PEPPM including the admission procedures.

Contact Information:

Program in Economic and Public Policy Management
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Tsukuba
Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8573

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