IDEAS was founded in 1990 for the purpose of training front-line development specialists in the field of economic development and economic cooperation.
From FY 2018, IDEAS will revamp the training program, the purpose of which is to train front-line experts engaged in practical businesses related to international trade and investment.



Overseas Universities Japanese IDEAS Students Were Admitted

Since its foundation, IDEAS has dispatched 278 Japanese students (1st-28th batch) to Master's Degree courses at the distinguished universities listed below.

Our Japanese students' program for the 28th batch (2017-2018) was the final one based on our restructuring plan.

Overseas Universities Attended by Japanese IDEAS students (1-23Batch)

Country University No. of Students
USA Cornell University 21
Brandeis University 1
Columbia University 3
Stanford University 9
Duke University 24
Arthur D. Little Management Education Institute 2
Yale University 1
Johns Hopkins University 2
Harvard University 10
Georgetown University 6
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 2
University of California, Berkeley 1
University of California, Davis 1
University of California, Los Angeles 2
University of Southern California 1
Tufts University 3
University of Wisconsin at Madison 1
North Carolina State University 1
Boston University 1
UK University of London  
   School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) 26
   London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) 31
   University College London(UCL) 7
   Institute of Education 6
   London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 1
   Birkbeck College 2
   King's College 1
   Imperial College 2
London Business School 1
University of Cambridge 10
University of Manchester 15
Oxford University 4
University of Essex 1
University of Sussex 23
University of East Anglia 7
University of Bath 2
University of Warwick 2
University of Wales, Swansea 2
University of Wales, Aberystwyth 1
University of York 6
University of Glassgow 1
University of Edingburgh 3
University of Kent 1
University of Leeds 1
University of Reading 2
University of Southampton 1
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine 2
University of Bradford 2
University of Liverpool 1
France INSEAD 2
Paris Institute of Political Studies 1
Netherlands Institute of Social Studies 5
Erasmus University Rotterdam 1
International Institute of Social Studies 1
Sweden Uppsala University 1
Spain Barcelona Graduate Scuool of Economics 1
Canada Carlton University 1
Australia Australian National University 1
Philippines Asian Institute of Management 1
University of the Philippines 1
Singapore National University of Singapore 4
Costarica University for Peace 2
Total   278