MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAM IN TAXATION POLICY AND MANAGEMENT－The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
(Note) The Master Degree's Program in Taxation Policy and Management will resume from September 2022 (its academic year is to be changed from April-March to September-August from 2022). This website is now under renovation which will be finalized soon. Application for the Program starting from September 2022 will be received from December 2021, and the Application Guidelines will be available well in advance. If you are interested in applying, please keep visiting this site.
Personnel training project for promising tax personnel in the field of tax policy and administration
Since 1996, the Graduate School of Business and Commerce of Keio University has been training promising tax personnel in the field of tax policy and administration with its Master’s Degree Program in Taxation Policy and Management. This program brings together the cooperation of Keio University, the National Tax Agency of Japan (NTA), and the World Bank in an alliance between public and private institutions.
Funded by the GOVERNMENT OF JAPAN and administered by the WORLD BANK
Keio University, a leading private university in Japan, established the program as one of the partnership programs of the Joint Japan /World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP). Funded by the Government of Japan and administered by the World Bank, the JJ/WBGSP is a personnel training project which awards scholarships to help developing countries strengthen their human resources.
Theoretical and practical curriculum by Keio University, the National Tax Agency of Japan (NTA)
The Graduate School of Business and Commerce of Keio University and the National Tax Agency have responded to this mission of the JJ/WBGSP by training five scholars each year in the area of tax policy and management. Participants are expected to return to their home countries to become leaders in improving taxation practices.