About This MOOC
The course’s lead instructors, Professor Yujin Yaguchi and Associate Professor Yuko Itatsu from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, are supported by 25 international students currently attending UTokyo who willingly participated in the videos to share their experiences. Additionally, five international students and researchers at UTokyo are in charge of assisting in the course operation as Course TAs. Furthermore, information on study abroad programs offered at other Japanese universities and study abroad guides are provided in the course through cooperation with universities selected for the Top Global University Project, MEXT (Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology), and JASSO (Japan Student Services Organization) with the aim of increasing the number of international students coming to Japan.
This course is delivered in English with English subtitles and is open to all through Coursera at no cost. Those who complete the course have the added option of earning a verified certificate of completion should they wish to do so.