Welcome to HOPS

Hokkaido University Public Policy School (HOPS), founded in 2005, is a graduate school established to foster creativity and skills required for policy makers in this new era.
It brings together schools such as Law, Economics, and Engineering to integrate the humanities and sciences.
HOPS offers over 100 diverse courses for its students, including courses such as Political Process, Introduction to Economic Policy, and Urban Technology Policy.
The school also provides various externship programs with organizations,including governmental agencies, private companies, and non-profit organizations.
Currently at HOPS, there are 70 students who are being taught and supervised by 70 of the most prestigious practitioners and scholars.