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The School of International Liberal Studies (SILS)
One-Year Exchange Program Information for 2013-2014

SILS' Background
Officially opened in April 2004, SILS evolved from the International Division Program, a course of study originally offered to undergraduate students by the Center for International Education.

The majority of SILS courses deal with topics in Asian culture, history, society, politics, economy, geography, arts, and literature. With the exception of Japanese language classes, all courses are conducted in English. Japanese language courses range in level from elementary to pre-advanced. Exchange students in the SILS have the status "bilateral student (Study Plan 3, SP3)".

The mission of SILS is to educate future world leaders, imparting them with the initiative and ability to contribute to solving the challenges facing our ever-changing world.

Language of Instruction
Japanese Language courses conducted in Japanese.
SILS lecture courses are conducted in English.
Open Education Center courses are conducted in Japanese.
(only available to students who are exempted from Japanese Language course).

For more information about SILS, please click here

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