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The objective of the Graduate School of Government is to cultivate the intellectual capacity to tackle social changes through the study of theoretical knowledge and historical perspectives. The school also aims to instill students with a sound sense of judgment regarding true public interest, a mastery of institutional design and an understanding of effective policy making, as well as the ability to rationally evaluate policies and systems.
 To achieve its objectives, the school adopts a multidisciplinary approach and a system which provides individual student guidance. The program combines several fields of specialization including law, political science, economics, and business administration. The curriculum of core courses and foundation courses is designed to provide students with the knowledge required for a professional career in public policy. All courses are taught by leading academics and practicing professionals. Academic counselors and careers advisors are assigned to each student to provide individual guidance.

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