Departments & Programs of Study

Harvard offers undergraduate and graduate opportunities to engage with Japan and Asia through departments and programs across the university. Many of these programs also bring international scholars to Harvard for research and professional development.


Committee on Inner Asia and Altaic Studies

Committee on Regional Studies East Asia


Department of Anthropology

Department of Comparative Literature

Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Department of Government

Department of History

Department of History of Art and Architecture

Department of the History of Science

Department of Sociology


East Asian Legal Studies Program (HLS)

Kansai Keizai Doyukai Program (HKS)

Takemi Program in International Health (HSPH)