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UTokyo Global Unit Courses(UTokyo GUC)

Launched in the summer of 2021, UTokyo Global Unit Courses(UTokyo GUC)is a short-term program primarily intended for overseas students. It is also open to the students of the University of Tokyo who wish to have a chance to study in a global environment. Those who complete the course will be issued a “Global Unit.” The medium of instruction is English.
※Global Unit
・This can be one of the activities for satisfying Go Global Gateway certificate requirement
・1 unit=10 ninety-minute sessions (15 contact hours)/ 0.5 unit=5 ninety-minute sessions (7.5 contact hours)
・A certificate will be issued (no credits will be given by faculties/graduate schools)

Programs

(Period)
The courses will be held between the third week of June and first week of August.

(Courses/ Language・English)
・Media in Japan and the World
・Group Theory and Its Applications--Introduction to Beautiful Modern Mathematics
・Law in Transnational East Asia
・Writings About Japan--Analyzing Cultural Representations, From Orientalism to Artificial Intelligence
・Early Language Acquisition--How Human Infants Learn Language Within Their Social Environment
※For further information about each course, check the GUC website. When applying, read the Application Guidelines carefully and make sure to do so using the university’s UTAS system.
UTokyo GUC also offers Japanese language course(s). If you are interested in the Japanese language course(s), please contact us at utokyo-guc.adm@gs.mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp

(Fees)
Fees for the University of Tokyo student will be waived for 2021 summer courses.

(Application period)
April 19 (Mon)~May 14 (Fri)
No application is accepted outside the application period. Incomplete applications will not, in principle, be accepted.

Application Documents

Application Guidelines

Application Format

Written Oath 
Statement of reason for application (one per each course)
Media in Japan and the World
Group Theory and Its Applications--Introduction to Beautiful Modern Mathematics
Law in Transnational East Asia
Writings About Japan--Analyzing Cultural Representations, From Orientalism to Artificial Intelligence
Early Language Acquisition--How Human Infants Learn Language Within Their Social Environment

Application Procedure

Apply from the "Study Abroad" tab on the Academic Affairs System website (UTAS, ITC-LMS). (Please read Application Guidelines carefully).
Reference: Applying for Study Abroad Programs via UTAS

Past Participants' Reports

Not available.