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Spring Verdure Issue (May. 2015)

NEWS REPORT

Integrating the Graduate School of Finance, Accounting and Law and the Business Major at the Graduate School of Commerce

Establishing the new Graduate School of Business and Finance
Notice of establishment scheduled to be issued to MEXT in April 2015

In order to cultivate professionals who possess specialized knowledge which is required to work in the global industrial economy and financial systems, a high level of judgment skills as experts, a flexible way of thinking, and a broad personal network, Waseda University has decided to integrate the Business Major at the Graduate School of Commerce (commonly known as Waseda Business School, or WBS) and the Graduate School of Finance, Accounting and Law in order to establish the Graduate School of Business and Finance in April 2016 (a notice of establishment is scheduled to be issued to MEXT in April 2015).

The learning opportunities and potential of students expand greatly by encountering diverse viewpoints and working closely together with others, and by making more acquaintances with whom they can exchange mutual stimulation and frank opinions. The new WBS will fuse business education for producing management executives in various fields and finance education for cultivating specialists in finance and monetary policy. WBS will utilize the experience and assets which have been accumulated at both professional graduate school to capture the top position in Japan, and will strive to become a business school which represents all of Asia.

* Notice for establishment of the Graduate School of Business and Finance is scheduled to be issued to the MEXT in April 2015. Details of the notification are subject to change.