Learn about Japan and the world

What can U do with skipwise program?

Learn more about Japan and the world through “Global Program for Japanese Studies”

Learn more about Japan and the world through “Global Program for Japanese Studies”

Learn more about Japan and the world through “Global Program for Japanese Studies”

The skipwise program aims to nurture global readers who can contribute to the international community. The program offers minor subjects called “Global Program for Japanese Studies” that provides students with specific subjects to increase their global talents. This academic discipline consists of various subjects focused on developing students’ multicultural literacy. There are English classes that can strengthen students’ communicative competence. Students will also be given a chance to have global internship and volunteer activities.

Improve your English skills, and expand your multicultural understanding. The academic program “Global Program for Japanese Studies” will enable you to succeed in global community.


Study IN English in Active Learning subjects.

Chiba University offers distinctive education called “Active Learning”. Active Leaning subjects employ learner-centered teaching method, in which students are actively involved in their own learning and assume responsibility for their own learning.

Seminar-type and project-type subjects are offered in “Global Program for Japanese Studies” and some of these classes are taught using active learning method.

There are opportunities that Japanese and international students study together in English, so that students can be exposed to global environment.

Study in Active Learning classes and succeed as global professionals.


Active Learning subjects
First and Second Semester

Japanese Studies - English only classes -
Deepen your understanding about Japanese culture such as society, politics, economics and science technology.
Enhance your communication competence through:
- gathering information in English
- discussing with foreign students in English

Japanese Studies - Bilingual classes -
Classes are communicated both in Japanese and English. It’s not necessary to acquire advanced level of English.
- Deepen your understanding about Japanese culture such as society, politics, economics and science technology.
- Develop your confidence to communicate in English.

Global Study Program- Intensive course
(Aug. and Sep. / Feb. and March)
Classes will be conducted in English in Partner Universities or Chiba University
- Workshop type of classes will be offered.
- Work in team on fact finding, discussion, and presentations.
- Actively interact with students from different cultural back ground.
Global Field Work- Intensive course
(Aug. and Sep. / Feb. and March)
Classes will be conducted in English in Partner Universities
- Short-term study abroad program for students who have intermediate English level.
- Participate in interactive English lessons as well as cultural activities and field trips.
- Improve overall conversation skills through interaction with classmates and exploration of a range of relevant and useful themes.
Global Project Work- Intensive course
(Aug. and Sep. / Feb. and March)
Class will be conducted in English in Chiba University
- Make a presentation in English about Japanese society, culture, politics, economics and science technology
- Find out effective way to introduce about Japan to people from different background