The International Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS) was established in 2020 as a project based research organization affiliated to the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kumamoto University, for the promotion of international joint research activities in selected fields where ongoing research by the faculty members has had significant achievement and deserves international recognition. Currently the following two divisions invite collaboration from aspiring colleagues.

  • The Division of New Approaches to Theories and Methods of Historical Document and Artifact Analysis
  • The Division of Research Resource Archives for Interdisciplinary Studies