Department of Intercultural Studies
The Department of Intercultural Studies aims at fostering the appreciation of the diversity of local cultures in a global society and the contributing to a vibrant society based on coexisting co-cultures by practicing cultural exchange. Through the prism of departmental courses, students enhance their cultural exchange experiences by grasping the realities and transformational process of culture.
Emphasis on the Here and Now
Acquisition of the basics of Japanese culture
Language learning for cross-cultural understanding
Department of International Cooperation Studies
International Cooperation Studies offers educational programs emphasizing activities based on multicultural understanding and mutual exchange. Students deepen their understanding of multicultural society within and outside of Japan by first studying their own local community or society and their place within, which forms a basis for approaching and understanding other societies abroad, multicultural or otherwise. Students are expected to actively participate in service learning and other activities by applying their multicultural perspectives gained through their departmental studies.