早稲田大学 総長 鎌田 薫

President of Waseda University



  • 1970: Law, School of Law, Waseda University
  • 1972: Law, Graduate School of Law, Waseda University
  • 1975: Completed all requirements for the doctoral degree except for the doctoral dissertation, Graduate School of Law, Waseda University
  • 1978-1980: Visiting Researcher, University Panthéon-Assas, France
  • 2001-2003: Exchange Researcher, L’académie de Paris, France

Field of Specialization

  • Civil Law, Real Estate Law, and French Law

Academic and Administrative Appointments

  • 1978-1983: Assistant Professor, School of Law, Waseda University
  • 1983-2004: Professor, School of Law, Waseda University
  • 1990-1994: Associate Dean, School of Law, Waseda University
  • 2004-2009: Professor, Waseda Law School, Waseda University
  • 2005-2010: Dean, Waseda Law School, Waseda University
  • 2009-Present: Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University
  • 2010-Present: President, Waseda University

Professional and Public Service

  • 2003-Present: Member, Medical Ethics Council, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
  • 2004-Present: Special Counsel, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (Tokyo Bar Association)
  • 2005-Present: Chairman, Land Appraisal Committee, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
  • 2005-Present: Specialist Member, Law School Special Committee, Subdivision on Universities, Central Council for Education, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
  • 2009-Present: Chair, Working Group on the Civil Law (Law of Obligations), Legislative Council, Ministry of Justice
  • 2011-Present: Member, Council for Science and Technology, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
  • 2013-Present: Chair, Education Rebuilding Implementation Council

Selected Recent Publications

  • Kamata Kaoru. Minpo Note: Bukkenho [Notes on Civil Law: Property Law]. Vol. 1. 3rd ed. Tokyo: Nippon-Hyoron-sha, 2007.
  • Kaoru Kamata, ed. Saiken, Dousan, Chizai Tanpo Riyou no Jitsumu [Practice of Using Claims, Movables, and Intellectual Property as Security]. Nagoya: Shinnippon-Hoki Publishing, 2008.
  • Kamata Kaoru, Awaji Takehisa, Harada Sumitaka, and Ikuma Nagayuki. Minpo II – Bukken[The Civil Law II: Property ]. 3rd revised and enlarged edition. Tokyo: Yuhikaku Publishing, 2010.
  • Kamata Kaoru, Kato Shintaro, Sudo Noriaki, Nakata Hiroyasu, Miki Koichi, and Ohmura Atsushi, eds. Minjihou [Private Law]. 2nd ed. 3 vols. Tokyo: Nippon-Hyoron-sha, 2010.
  • Kamata Kaoru and Ohmori Masasuke, eds. Rippougaku Kougi [Lectures on Legislation Studies]. Supplement. Tokyo: Shojihomu, 2011.

Selected Recent Articles and Writings

  • Kamata Kaoru. “Symposium: Dousan, Saiken Jouto Kouji Seido no Seibi ni mukete” [Symposium: Toward Reorganization of the Public Notice System for Transfer of Movables and Claims]. Kinyuho Kenkyu, no. 21 (2005).
  • Kamata Kaoru. “Teikyou Zumi Ekimu Taika Soutou Gaku no Santei to Songai Baishou no Yotei” [Calculation of Value of Services Rendered and Expected Compensation for Damages]. NBL(New Business Law), no. 858 (2007).
  • Kamata Kaoru. “Nijuu Jouto no Houteki Kousei” [Legal Structure of Double Transfer]. InMinpo no Soten [Issues on Civil Law]. Edited by Uchida Takashi and Ohmura Atsushi. Tokyo: Yuhikaku Publishing, 2007.
  • Kamata Kaoru. “Housou Yousei Seido Kaikaku no Genjou to Kadai” [Reform on Education System for Legal Professionals: Status Quo and Problems]. Shiho Kenshujyo Ronshu, no. 117 (2008).
  • Kamata Kaoru. “Bukken Hendou Ron to sono Hou Kouzou” [Theories of Transfer in Property and their Legal Structure]. In Gendai Minpogaku to Jitsumu [Contemporary Civil Jurisprudence and Practice] Vol. 1. Edited by Kato Masanobu and Kato Shintaro. Tokyo: Hanrei Times, 2008.
  • Kamata Kaoru, “Touzen Taikou Seido to Minpou Riron” [The New System to Protect Licensees’ Rights without License Registrations and the Principles of Civil Law]. In Nihon Kougyo Shoyuuken Hou Gakkai Nenpou [Annual of Industrial Property Law] Vol. 35 (2012).

Awards and Recognition

  • Royal Order of Sahametrei, the Kingdom of Cambodia, 2009

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