2021 International Research Program 2A

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Takemura Jiro  Yoshikawa Shiro  Vacha Martin  Ota Eri  Isshiki Tsuyoshi  Murakami Rie 
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Course description and aims

Tokyo Tech provides various international study programs with overseas universities and institutions, in this course study abroad or an international research internship is undertaken through the international program to deepen the knowledge and expertise related to global science and technology. This specific program is designed for the period more than two weeks, less than one month. Prior to the registration of the program, the student should submit the study plan and obtain the approval by the instructor. In principle, the students participating in this course are required to submit a report and give a presentation after completing the internship.
 By participating in an overseas exchange or internship program and having cross-cultural communication, students can gain an understanding of society and lifestyles outside of Japan, which will give them an international perspective.

Student learning outcomes

Through a short term international study program, the student will deepen the knowledge and expertise related to global science and technology. By participating an overseas exchange or internship program and having cross-cultural communication, the student will gain an understanding of cultural and social background and various environments outside of Japan, and broaden his/her international perspective and develop global awareness.


International research andl study experience, cross-cultural understanding, global awareness

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

The students participate the international exchange or study program organized by Tokyo Tech and study and/or conduct research works in overseas universities or institutions. After completion of the overseas study, they submit a report and give a presentation.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 ・Making study plan for overseas study ・Study abroad or international internship (more than two weeks, less than one month) ・Reporting (written report and/or oral presentation) ・Target setting and planning ・International experience/ gaining the knowledge and expertise related to global science and technology/ cross-cultural communication ・Interpretability and presentation skills



Reference books, course materials, etc.

Guidance materials will be provided depending on the international study program.

Assessment criteria and methods

Study plan (10%), report and presentation (90%)

Related courses

  • None

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

In principle, should be selected in an international program. For registration, submit the study plan for the approval by the instructor of this course.
Students planning to join an online overseas study program can take this course, if the equivalency of the online program to the
common on-site overseas program can be confirmed.


The way of reporting depends on the international study program, which will be instructed by the instructor.

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