3. Study Abroad

Students will improve English ability and develop knowledge about global issues through “Study Abroad”.

Requirements for the Study Abroad category

The minimum requirement for "Study Abroad" is 4 credits, and the maximum number of credits that can be included in the Global Program for Japanese Studies from this category is 8 credits. (for those who enrolled in or after FY2016)

GatewayEnglish Communication


International ExperienceRequirements (credits)
Lecture-type Seminar-type
Short-term Long-term Internship Volunteer
1-10 0-10 8-24 4-8 2-4 30

* The above requirements are for those who enrolled in or after FY2016. For the requirements for students who enrolled in or before 2015, please see the Global Program for Japanese Studies booklet.

(1) Short-term

English subjects, Primary Foreign language subjects < General Education Course
[Overseas Language Program]
English Study Abroad(English Study)
  English Study Abroad(Culture Study)
  Study Abroad(Primary Foreign Language)

Developed General Education < General Education Course

Credits earned through overseas programs included as the Seminar-type and Project-type courses in the Gateway category or those included in the International Experience category can be transferred to the Study Abroad category.

▶ Seminar-type and Project-type in the Gateway category
[Global Field Work (BOOT)]
[Global Study Program (GSP)]

▶ International Experience category
[Global Internship]
[Global Volunteer]

Specialized Courses and Graduate Courses
Some of the short programs offered in specialized courses and graduate courses are included in the Study Abroad (Short-term) category.

(2) Long-term

Study abroad in partner universities
[Exchange Program at Partners Universities]

Chiba University offers study abroad programs at Partner Universities. Credits earned during the study abroad period can be converted to Chiba University units based on Chiba University's credit transfer method. For further information, please consult the Center for International Research and Education.
Center for International Research and Educationwindow01-05

Some programs offered by each faculty are included in the Study Abroad (Long-term) category.