Study in Kobe

Summer School

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Summer school for Japanese and international students

Faculty of Intercultural Studies

Title
Oxbridge Summer English Program
Program introduction
This is a program promoting International Collaboration activities between Japanese and English students. Under the program, the students from Oxford and Cambridge Universities provide a two-week English course in August for Kobe University students. This is organized by the Kobe University Intercultural Research Centre cooperating with the OCEP (Oxbridge Cultural Exchange Project) and HIA (Hyogo International Association), based on the cooperative agreement between the Graduate School and Faculty of Intercultural Studies and HIA. The estimated number of participants is 20 students from Oxford and Cambridge Universities and 30 students from the Faculty of Intercultural Studies. In addition to cultivating high-level communication skills, the program's purpose is to foster the ability to plan and organize international activities.
Period of Program
August
Number of Students
20
Contact
Academic Affairs Section, Faculty of Intercultural Studies
gicls-kyomugakusei@office.kobe-u.ac.jp

Graduate School of Law

Title
Kobe SALAD 2014
Program introduction
This program offers internship opportunities at a law firm in Malaysia. Students also have a chance to participate in the William C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and the joint summer program between the law school of Hanyang University and Kobe University. Under this program, researchers from Asian countries and Kobe University hold intensive courses and discussion activities to explore the latest trends in Asian Business law. The system of credits is based on the UCTS.
Period of Program
18th-22nd August
Number of Students
40
Contact
Academic Affairs Section, Graduate School of Law
law-kyomu-kenkyuka@office.kobe-u.ac.jp

Graduate School of Medicine

Title
Elective Courses
Program introduction
The School of Medicine and the Graduate School of Medicine have been receiving undergraduate students from overseas for a short period each year as part of the Re-Inventing Japan Project since 2013. From 2014 we will begin "Elective Courses" for exchange students at the undergraduate level, which have international compatibility and ensure consistency across the curriculum.
Period of Program
TBA
Number of Students
20-30
Contact
International Student Support Section, Academic Affairs, Faculty of Medicine
kkoryu@med.kobe-u.ac.jp

Graduate School of Health Sciences

Title
ICHS Autumn Educational Program
Program introduction
This program's purpose is to deliver lectures in English and have opportunities for interactive discussion with partner universities in Asia. The lectures on disaster management, maternal and child health, infectious diseases, health communication and lifestyle-related diseases are given bi-directionally by professors from Japan and overseas.
Period of Program
11th -13th of September
Number of Students
20
Contact
Academic Affairs Section, Graduate School of Health Sciences
kyoumu@ams.kobe-u.ac.jp

Faculty of Intercultural Studies

Title
Kobe Summer School 2014
Program introduction
This program offers lectures in English between July and September for students from the Faculty and Graduate School of Science, Engineering, System Informatics, Agricultural Science, and Maritime Sciences. In addition to Kobe University students, students from other countries can also participate in this program.
Period of Program
July-September
Number of Students
20
Contact
Website
Academic Affairs Section, Graduate School of Science
sci-kobe-ss@office.kobe-u.ac.jp

Education center on computational science and engineering

Title
Joint Simulation School with European and American universities
Program introduction
This program provides students with opportunities to acquire fundamental knowledge and skills in computer simulation as well as learning about the most advanced simulation research using the supercomputer FX10. The period of the program is 8 days in Kobe and 10 days at cooperating universities in the US or Europe. Students are chosen by Kobe University and participating universities in the US or Europe.
Period of Program
July-September
Number of Students
10
Contact
General Affairs Section of Integrated Research Center, Division of Research Management
ircpi-hall@office.kobe-u.ac.jp

International Students Centre

Title
Kobe University, Summer Program in Japanese Language & Culture
Program introduction
Since 2003, this summer program has been provided for students studying Japanese at institutions that have academic exchange agreements with Kobe University. As well as being an intermediate level brush-up program, it includes seminars on Japanese culture, study trips on the history and culture of Japan, homestays, and support and exchange with Japanese student TAs (teaching assistants).
Period of Program
July-August
Number of Students
40
Contact
International Student Exchange Division
intl-exchange@office.kobe-u.ac.jp

Summer school taught by visiting professors

Graduate School of Agricultural Science

Title
Workshop on techniques in English Speech Delivery
Program introduction
This 5-day intensive interactive lecture concerns techniques of English speech delivery, especially persuasive speech. It is taught by a professor of English language training from The University of the Philippines, Los Banos. Each class consists of 20 students, one professor and four assistants. The participants can improve their skills at developing outlines and speech manuscripts, as well as acquiring effective speech techniques in English.
Period of Program
16th - 20th of June
Number of Students
20
Contact
Academic Affairs Section, Graduate School of Agricultural Science
ans-kyomu@office.kobe-u.ac.jp

STAMNS

STAMNS: Graduate School of Science, Engineering, System Informatics, Agricultural Science, Maritime Sciences and Organization of Advanced Science and Technology

Title
Kobe Summer School (Advanced Science and Technology, Graduate Course)
Program introduction
This program offers special "Advanced Science and Technology" lectures as common subjects for the five graduate schools. They are given in English between July and September by Japanese and foreign professors.
Period of Program
July-September
Number of Students
20(H26)
50(H27)
Contact
Website
General Affairs Section, Organization of Advanced Science and Technology
oast-slec@edu.kobe-u.ac.jp

Centre for EU-Japan Collaborative Education (EJCE)

Title
Summer Camp Academic ENGLISH @ KU
Program introduction
This 2 weeks programme is designed for students who plan to study abroad to improve their speaking, listening, reading, and academic writing skills in small groups (approx. 10 students/class). More than just offering daily lessons, the summer school hopes to be like a summer camp where interactions and intercultural exchange continue after class.These extra-curricular activities pose a great chance to meet international students at Kobe University, to interact with teachers in English in a private setting, and to apply the class contents in practice.
Period of Program
25th August - 6th September
Number of Students
50
Contact
EJCE
ejce-admi@office.kobe-u.ac.jp