1. Toyo University TOP 東洋大学TOP
  2. Academics 教育
  3. Faculties and Departments 学部・学科
  4. Faculty of Global and Regional Studies 国際学部
  5. Department of Regional Development Studies (Regional Development Studies Course)国際地域学科 国際地域専攻

Department of Regional Development Studies (Regional Development Studies Course), Faculty of Global and Regional Studies 国際地域学科 国際地域専攻

Purpose of Human Resource Education

In Department of Regional Development Studies Regional Development Studies Course, the "development of region" based on  a hands-on approach is conducted domestically and internationally, and it aims to cultivatepractical human resources who can contribute to the regional development through development support and business occurrings around Asia including Japan.

Educational Objectives

Our educational objectives are to help students acquire;

  1. knowledge of miscellaneous problems of regions, and the ablility to objectively anylyze those problems by using various approaches in cultural science, social science, and natural science fields,
  2. the language ability and the communication skill which are able to handle with multicultural environment in order to play a role in the globalized society actively,
  3. know-how to correspond to issues on sites of "development of region" domestically and internationally, and the practical ability to work on them specifically.

In order to achieve the goals above, we provide five Courses: “Public Policy,” “Comparative Culture and Public Opinion,” “International Development,” “Area Design,” and “Environment and Disaster Prevention” for students to acquire the abilities we aim for, as well as incorporating a training in the actual field and study abroad in the curriculum.





  1. 地域の諸問題に対する知識と、人文科学・社会科学・自然科学の多様なアプローチを用いてそれらの諸問題を分析する能力、
  2. 国際社会を舞台に活躍するための異文化環境における実践的な語学力、コミュニケーション能力、
  3. 国内外での「地域づくり」の現場における課題への対応のノウハウと、それを具体的に実践していく能力、