This program on Japanese History aims to nurture researchers with a broad perspective and international standing, in the field of Japanese history. We aim to produce graduates who can conduct advanced research in Japanese history, based on the methods required for specific fields of specialization, and nurture human resources who can contribute to society with their advanced research skills. We aim to foster researchers with advanced comprehensive abilities through guidance from specialists in the fields of document-based historical research, archaeology, folklore studies, and analytical sciences, and by making use of the vast amounts of tangible material resources and diverse information resources held at the National Museum of Japanese History, which also offers this program.