Graduate School of Simulation StudiesUniversity of Hyogo



What is simulation studies?

Research in the diverse field of simulation studies is currently thriving at universities and research institutions worldwide. Research in this academic field encompasses not only the natural sciences but also social sciences and the humanities, manufacturing, business management and a multitude of other areas. The Graduate School of Simulation Studies focuses on research for finding solutions to the real-life issues in contemporary society, and facilitating the development of science and the happiness of human kind.

Policy Industry Natural Environment Infrastructure
Research that aims for policy proposals on issues of economic systems and realizing sustainable public finance and social security Research that contributes to realizing a healthy and active lifestyle, and effectively using energy and resources through industrial and technological innovation Research that strives to realize sustainable environmental conservation and the coexistence of nature and humans Research that facilitates the development of simulation-related fields from the perspectives of information science and computational science
Examples of research areas
Fiscal simulation/Social security policy issues/Large-scale economic networks Materials design/Product design/Production systems/Medical information systems/New energy/Rare elements Disaster-resilient town development/Ecosystem services/Human society and global warming/Weather simulation Large-scale data visualization/Statistical analysis/Massively parallel computation/Program development/Nonlinear science

The world-first systematic education program in simulations!

The Graduate School of Simulation Studies is unrivalled in the world as an institution offering a systematic and integrated education program in simulation that spans from the social sciences (arts) to natural sciences (sciences).

Graduates are expected to work as simulation specialists in a wide range of fields.