Faculty of Humanities

Website: http://www.human.niigata-u.ac.jp/english/category/faculty/

The Faculty of Humanities carries out multi-lateral, comprehensive teaching relating to human civilization. Courses cover a wide range of subjects from the classics to information technology. Thanks to a variety of techniques including close scrutiny of documents, experimentation, fieldwork and sub-culture analysis, students trained at the Faculty graduate as cultivated citizens with sound specializations.

Courses under the Faculty


  • Psychology and Human Studies
  • Field Studies in Society and Regional Culture
  • History
  • Japanese and Asian Linguistic and Literature
  • Western Languages and Cultures
  • Representation and Media Culture

Type of Degree Offered at the Faculty

  • Bachelor of Arts