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Humanities and Social Sciences programs in National Universities

Higher Education Bureau,
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan
October 1, 2015

 

  There are some misunderstandings among the public concerning the notice issued by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology that:
 “MEXT thinks that academic disciplines related to the humanities and social sciences are not needed for national universities.”

  This is in fact untrue.  The thoughts behind what were issued as a notice by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology are as follows.

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