Life at APPP

Team Building Trips

Asian Public Policy Program conducts a team building trip at the beginning of each academic year, in order for all the members of the Program - students, faculty members, staff - have better understanding of each other from different background, different culture with different values as well as to have a good team spirit. Team building trips includes visiting cultural/historical places, company/factory visits, as well as country presentations by students.


Field Trips

Some sponsors such as Japan-IMF Scholarship for Asia, ADB-JSP and JDS Scholarship provides fund for a field trip, which are arranged by the Program. Students without scholarship funding for field trips are also welcome to join by paying for the costs.

Japanese language class and Japanese cultural experience

Some scholarship sponsors provide Japanese language class and APPP students have chances to experience Japanese culture arranged by the Program.

Social Activities

Students enjoy and gain greatly by networking with other students, arranged by themselves and sometimes by the Program, the dorm, and the University.


Hitotsubashi University has its own dormitories in Kunitachi (main campus) as well as in Kodaira (also in the west suburb of Tokyo). The dormitories offer comfortable accomodation and an opportunity to interact with not only classmates but Japanese and foreign students enrolled in different courses at Hitotsubashi. APPP students will be able to stay in Kunitachi or Kodaira single dormitories upon enrollment until graduation, but the maximum stay is for two years.*

*Couple/Family rooms are limited and students may be able to get slot from second year, depending on availability and slots are only given by lottery and based on some other conditions.