Dean's MessageRikkyo University, Master of Social Development and Administration Course (MSDA)

We wholeheartedly welcome the students for our Master of Social Development and Administration Course (MSDA) in the Graduate Program in Business Administration Network and Social Organization at the Rikkyo University.

Although the MSDA Course is strategically kept relatively small, it accepts young professionals and government officials through PHRD (Policy and Human Resources Development Fund by the Japanese Government and the World Bank), JICA’s JDS (The Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship), and JICA’s SDGs Global Leader.

Founded by an Episcopalian missionary in 1874, Rikkyo University is one of the oldest and most competitive, sought after private universities in Japan. In 2018, we also celebrate the 100th anniversary of Ikebukuro Campus. In recognition of the Rikkyo’s unique educational initiatives, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan selected the university as one of the Top Global University Project in 2014. The project lasts until 2024.
We look forward to welcoming you to Rikkyo’s unique experiences of learning from enthusiastic scholars and from each other.

HAGIWARA Natsuko, Ph.D.
Dean, Graduate School of Social Design Studies
Rikkyo University