NEWS & EVENTS

NEWS & EVENTS

【KAFS13】 第13回 熊本人類学映画会 ”Tell the Prime Minister”「首相官邸の前で」鑑賞会・セミナーの開催について

グローバル教育カレッジでは、文学部文化人類学研究室と共催で第13回KAFS(熊本人類学映画会)を開催します。

今回は、「首相官邸の前で」(Tell the Prime Minister: 監督/小熊英二 2015年109分 アップリンク)を鑑賞し、

本学社会文化科学研究科卒業のDr. Andrew Mitchellとグローバル教育カレッジのDr. Joshua Rickardによる

セミナーを実施します。


セミナーの使用言語は主に英語ですが、質問などは日本語でも受付可能です。一般の方も参加可能ですので、

お誘い合わせの上、当日直接グローバル教育カレッジ棟1A教室へお越し下さい。

上映作品の詳細は、下記公式サイトをご覧下さい。

「首相官邸の前で」 Tell the Prime Minister /企画・製作・監督 小熊英二

https://www.uplink.co.jp/kanteimae/

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Perspectives on International Cooperation and Development :Global Education Interactive Seminar Series

College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies will hold the third session of Global Education Interactive Seminar Series “Perspectives on International Cooperation and Development”, with Dr. Iyas Salim.

Please see the poster for the detailed information.   No reservation is necessary, anyone interested from the community is welcome to join this event.

 

-Place and Time

Date/time : Friday, December 7 2018 , 18:00-19:30

Place: College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies Lounge

 

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The Art of Audiovisual Storytelling :Global Education Interactive Seminar Series

College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies will hold the second session of Global Education Interactive Seminar Series, “The Art of Audiovisual Storytelling”, with Dr. Itsuki Kawase.

Please see the poster for the detailed information.   No reservation is necessary, anyone interested from the community is welcome to join this event.

 

-Place and Time

Date/time : Thursday, November 22 2018 18:00-19:00

Place: College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies Lounge

-Profile of the Speaker

Dr. Itsushi Kawase

Profile available at his website below:

 

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Multicultural Understanding and Community, from Kumamoto to Malawi: Global Education Interactive Seminar Series

College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies will hold the following event with Nozomi Tsuji,

the Kumamoto University graduate.  Please see the poster for the details.

Anyone interested from the community is welcome to this event.

 

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IELTS Academic test on July 21

IELTS Academic test will be held in the General Education Building as follows;

 

Date/time: July 21, 2018 from 8: 00 to 18: 20

Place: Kurokami North E1 (General Education Building)

         *E1 on the map: http://ewww.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/en/about/access/campus/

Targets: Students, faculty and staff of Kumamoto University, as well as people from the public

Schedule of the test day:

8: 00-12: 00 Reception /Listening /Reading /Writing

13: 00 -18: 20 Speaking (individual interview)

Application period: Saturday, April 21 – Monday, July 2  **June 27, if payment is through convenience stores

Examination fee:  ¥ 25,380 (tax included)

Application method:

(1)For students, faculty and staff of Kumamoto University, apply with the instructions shown below;
Instructions for IELTS application 2018.7.21   **English instruction is on page 4.

(2)Public applicants: Please apply through Eiken IELTS website; http://www.eiken.or.jp/ielts/en/apply/

Notes: Please apply as soon as possible, due to the capacity of the facility.


Organized by Eiken Foundation of Japan

Co-organized by Kumamoto University

 

 

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Japanese Language Course for Beginners

College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies will start a special Japanese Language Course for Beginners.  Any international student and researcher who belong to Kumamoto University and have not learned Japanese can join this course. And this course is also open to their spouses.


Period: May 21 to July 5, 2018
Day and Time: Mondays and Thursdays 10:00AM~12:00PM
                            *No classes on June 11 and 14.
Place: Classroom 1C on the 1st floor of the College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies (Kurokami North Campus)
Eligibility: Those who satisfy all the following conditions.
 ● Have not learned Japanese before and understand basic English.
 ● Are Kumamoto University Student/Faculty/Researcher and/or their spouses.
 ● Can attend all 12 classes.
Fixed Number: up to 10 people
Fee: FREE (Textbooks (around 2,000 yen) must be purchased by participants)
Level: Beginner
Application Deadline: May 17 (Wed.) 5:00 p.m.
How to Apply: Download the application form and  submit the form by email to glc@jimu.kumamoto-u.ac.jp
Contact: College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies
                 TEL:096-342-2091     Email: glc@jimu.kumamoto-u.ac.jp

Japanese Language Course poster

 

 

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4th Training Course for IELTS

College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies will hold the Fourth Training Course for IELTS AY2017 in February.

Please refer to the poster attached, and fill out english_Application for 4th Training Course for IELTS submit through email to the email address shown at the bottom.

The deadline is Wednesday, January 31 at 17:00.

 

Poster:


Poster【PDF:328KB】

Application Form【Word: 44KB】
Inquiries: Administrative Office of the College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies

TEL: 096-342-2092 (Weekdays 8:30-17:15)

email: gji-ryugaku*jimu.kumamoto-u.ac.jp  (change* to @)

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Kumamoto University 2018 Spring Program

The Spring Program offered by the College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies at Kumamoto University was created to provide international students who have an interest in studying abroad in Japan with a chance to experience life as an international student at Kumamoto University.

 

The Spring Program offers two courses to participants: an English Course (conducted in English) and a Japanese Course (conducted in Japanese).

 

【Dates】

Japanese Course:  Tuesday, February 13 – Thursday, February 22 2018 (10 days)

English Course:  Tuesday, February 27 – Thursday, March 8 2018 (10 days)

 

【Place】

Kumamoto University, with educational excursions around Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan

 

【Theme】

Each course of the Spring Program has its own study theme.  For the English Course, the theme is “Kumamoto Groundwater and Environmental Sustainability.”  For the Japanese Course, the theme is “Japanese Language and Culture, and employment in Japan”

 

【Eligibility】

Participation in this program is open to students who:

・are undergraduate students studying at universities with which Kumamoto University has agreement for academic or student exchange

・have English language proficiency equal to or greater than IELTS level 5 (English Course only)

・have Japanese language proficiency equal to or greater than JLPT N3 (Japanese Course only)

*Please note that participation in this program is limited to 40 students.  If we receive more than 40 applications for the program, a selection will be held based on Grade Point Average (GPA).

 

 

 

 

【Contents】

The following are tentative schedules for each course of the Spring Program. Please note that the contents are subject to change.

※ A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to all students who successfully complete the contents of the program.

 

English Course:

Day

Time

Content

1

PM

Arrive in Kumamoto, have dinner with Japanese Students

2

AM

Program Orientation

PM

Lectures: “Kumamoto Earthquake” , “Aso Geopark”

Welcome Party

3

All Day

Study trip to Mt. Aso

4

AM

Lectures: “Minamata Disease”, “Kumamoto Waterworks”

PM

Study trip to Kumamoto City groundwater facilities

5

All Day

Study Trip to Minamata

6

All Day

Individual exploration and study

7

AM

Lectures: “Water Sustainability” , “Japanese Sweets

PM

Study trip to a traditional Japanese sweets confectionary

8

AM

Japanese cultural experience: traditional calligraphy

PM

Presentations and exchange event with high school students

9

AM

Information about studying abroad in Japan

PM

Closing ceremony and farewell party

10

All Day

Return home

 

Japanese Course:

Day

Time

Content

1

PM

Arrive in Kumamoto, have dinner with Japanese Students

2

AM

Program Orientation

PM

Japanese classes and welcome party

3

AM

Japanese classes

PM

Lesson and experience making traditional Japanese sweets and

Tea Ceremony

4

AM

Lesson and experience how to prepare for job hunting in Japan

PM

Study trip to Kumamoto Prefecture

5

All Day

Study trip to Mt. Aso

6

All Day

Individual exploration and study/Home visit

7

AM

Japanese Classes

PM

Study trip to companies

8

All Day

Study trip and traditional hot spring experience in Yamaga

9

AM

Japanese Classes

PM

Poster presentations with Japanese students

Information about studying abroad in Japan

Closing ceremony and farewell party

10

All Day

Return home

 

2017 Participant Comments

  • “I did a lot of new things and had a great experience”

 

  • “I made a lot of great memories. I want to go back to Kumamoto”

 

  • “I had a lot of fun! Thank you very much.”

 

 

【Program Fee】

English Course: 80,000 Japanese Yen

Japanese Course: 80,000 Japanese Yen

○ includes accommodation, class fees, field trip fees, and breakfast.

× Does not include the cost of transportation to or from Japan, the cost of transportation within Japan, or the cost of meals (other than breakfast) during the program.

 

The program fee will be collected in cash after arriving in Japan.

 

【Scholarship】

Participants in the English Course of the Spring Program may apply for a government scholarship of 80,000 Japanese Yen, provided by the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO).  However, there is a limitation to eligible students.  To be eligible for the scholarship, students must meet the following 3 conditions:

 

  • Only English Course students are eligible.
  • As a result of the selection by JASSO, only students from the following countries are eligible to apply: Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos, Nepal, Cambodia
  • Students must have a GPA greater than or equal to 2.3, and not receive any other scholarships for this program which exceed 80,000 Japanese Yen.

 

Please note that there are a limited number of scholarships available.  Scholarships will be awarded based on Grade Point Average (GPA).

 

【Language】

The English Course will be conducted entirely in English, whereas the Japanese course will be conducted entirely in Japanese.

 

【Application】

Please request the international office of your university to submit your application by email (PDF format) or by FAX by November 1, 2017. Please be sure to include a copy of your passport and your academic record (Scholarship applicants only) from your previous year.

 

【Visa】

An entry visa to Japan is required for students from certain countries. As soon as selection

results are determined, related visa documents will be sent to the responsible persons at your university. Please apply for your visa as soon as possible at the nearest Japanese Embassy or Consulate.

 

 

【Contact】

College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies, Kumamoto University

2-40-1, Kurokami, Chuo-ku

Kumamoto 860-8555, Japan

Tel: +81-96-342-2091

Fax: +81-96-342-2130

E-mail: coe@jimu.kumamoto-u.ac.jp

 

【Download】

  1. Program Flyer
  2. Application

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