Faculty of Global and Regional Studies
Spread the seeds of hope across the world. See, work, and search for answers.
Our world now faces a range of problems including economic, poverty, resource, environmental, and conflict-related issues. The Faculty of Global and Regional Studies aims to cultivate human resources who can take action on a worldwide scale and contribute to development of a global society. We enable students to obtain a global perspective, knowledge of various problems, and practical abilities to find solutions.
- Department of Global Innovation Studies
- A new era calls for new leadership. The Department of Global Innovation Studies educates students to become professionals who play active roles and take leadership in a globalized society, applying their knowledge and abilities to innovation.
- Department of Regional Development Studies Regional Development Studies Course
- We enable students to acquire abilities to grasp various problems occurring in countries, regions and communities around the world from a global perspective. Our goal is to foster human resources that can contribute to regional development in cooperation with local people, taking practical action to solve problems and exercising advanced communication skills.
The Learning Columns present articles and videos that describe the activities of Toyo University students and departments.
Does the work culture in Japan need to change?
Hajime Imamura, Professor (Department of Global Innovation Studies / Faculty of Global and Regional Studies)
Research Fields: Labor Economics, Social Enterprise, Social and Solidarity Economy, Social Capital
Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda in Filipino) Disaster and Recovery since 2013
Ryo Matsumaru, Professor (Department of Regional Development Studies / Faculty of Global and Regional Studies)
Research Field: Disater Risk Reduction and Management, Water Resources and Water Environment, Civil Engineering, Development Assistance
Introduction to Community Development in Thailand
Kazuo Takahashi, Professor (Department of Regional Development Studies (Regional Development Studies Course/Regional Studies Course) / Faculty of Global and Regional Studies)
Research Field: Sociology, Asian Societies, Information/Communication Theory, Media Theory