2021 International energy project

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Graduate major in Energy Science and Engineering
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Internship ()  
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Course description and aims

In this course, doctoral students pursue long term projects (around one month) at overseas (outside Japan) universities or research institutes. This course aims for the cultivation of wide prespective and rich communication abilities by conducting research activity in different environments outside Tokyo Tech, and this internship also cultivate students’ understanding of team-diversity importance.

Student learning outcomes

Students will acquire the following ability, as a leader in their professional field.
1) Ability to solve the emerging research and technical issues and to propose creative ideas by use of the professional knowledge.
2) Ability to conduct research with global awareness of the research and developing trends.
3) Ability to communicate effectively to conduct smooth research and development plan with sufficient mutual understanding.
4) Ability to explain concepts logically, develop arguments, and put them in writing.


Study abroad, project, communication, project planning

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Class flow will be determined through discussions between a student and the host organization contact person. Planning should be documented before the internship. Reporting is required either by document or by presentation after the internship.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Course schedule will be determined through discussions among students and the overseas universities or research institutes. 1. Plann of work 2. Taking part in an internship program and other activity 3. Reporting achievements Required learning will be determined through discussions between student and the foreign universities or research institutes contact person. 1. Plan of work and documentation 2. Taking part in an internship program and other activity 3. Summarizing program achievement and reporting


Specified by the foreign universities or research institutes, as necessary.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Specified by the foreign universities or research institutes, as necessary.

Assessment criteria and methods

Specifics of the assessment criteria and methods, being in accordance with the student learning outcomes 1)-4), will be determined prior to the start of the course.
Students must submit the study abroad report to the academic supervisor and Energy Science and Engineering Course. The supervisor will evaluate it with the assessment criteria.

Related courses

  • None

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)


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