The Graduate School of Social Sciences not only conducts graduate programs effectively in the field of social sciences but also it aims to create synergy among different disciplines within the same field. Under the umbrella of thirteen departments are 6 doctoral, 15 graduate, and 5 evening programs. While some graduate programs are run by the related faculty, the rest are interdisciplinary programs. The total number of students is 1234 from 2015 on. One of the aims of the School is to increase the interdisciplinary programs based on the needs of higher education.