Endowed Chairs

Mizuho Securities Endowment (Corporate Finance & Capital Markets)

Installation period

April 1, 2005 - March 31, 2029


Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.

Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.


The Mizuho Securities Endowment (Corporate Finance & Capital Markets) is now the funded chair with the longest history in Kyoto University.

The Endowment, through the recognition of the structural problems that the Japanese economy has recently experienced and the struggle in competitiveness of industrial businesses, hopes to conduct research in wide areas by utilizing the methods of management and economics to look for concrete methods in conducting basic reform to revitalize and develop the Japanese economy. These results will be utilized in the endowment courses and will be offered not only for the education in the Graduate School of Management, but also the Graduate School of Economics and Faculty of Economics.

Furthermore, in order to utilize the practical knowledge acquired from these research areas in the educational aspect, the Mizuho Securities Endowment (Corporate Finance & Capital Markets) has capable researchers and businesspeople as faculty and adopts an educational structure to address the needs and interests of the graduate students in the Graduate School of Management, and also other undergraduate and graduate students who have interest in the themes.

In order to share the acquired educational and research outcomes with society, public symposiums and special lectures for the general public and students will be held every academic year. By holding a variety of public symposiums, the Graduate School of Management hopes to share its research results with the people who are interested in business and economics.

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