The exchange students for the 2018 fall semester are studying Japanese and also taking content courses in English with Japanese students. They are enjoying their life in Japan, being supported by members of an international friendship club, the Buddy Program.
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New exchange students started their study in Japan on Sept. 12. They are from South Korea, China, Taiwan, the United States, and Spain, totaling twelve students including graduate and dual degree students. The exchange students were welcomed at a party by the Japanese students, faculty, and staff of the School of International Relations.
Fourteen students from Stony Brook University, one of our partnership universities, came to our campus for the Study in Japan Program for the period of May 26 till June 24. In addition to studying in classes, the students had chances to go sightseeing, to not only in Mishima but also to Kyoto and Nara to experience Japanese culture.
Six students from Goa University of India, one of our partnership universities, came to the School of International Relations to participate in our Study in Japan Program. The students took courses such as Japanese culture, Japanese economy, Japanese language, etc. and enjoyed excursions to Hakone during the period of May 15 to June 13.
There are two departments which teach skills that can be utilized in the international community.
The Department of International Studies
The educational goal of the department is to nurture students who can interpret situations and can implement plans for solutions when there are issues needing global perspectives, as in such fields as the economy, environment, and international conflicts.
The Department of International Liberal Arts
The educational goal of the department is to enable students to acquire cross-cultural understanding and a command of a foreign language, along with knowledge about history, thoughts, arts, religions, literatures, etc. to meet the needs of the times to develop multicultural societies.
Mishima is a major regional city with a population of about 110,000 in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture.It is an attractive area, where the urban environment and nature coexist.
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