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Hiroshima Jogakuin University

Undergraduate Programs Information


Programs Class Commence
Global Studies in English (GSE) April, 2015

Faculty of Liberal Arts, Department of Liberal Arts
Global Studies in English (GSE)

*GSE only in English for four years
Global Studies in English (GSE) is one of the majors in the Department of Liberal Arts which is taught all in English for four years. The major covers the academic field of social studies, economics and cross-cultural relationships in the global society.

Fieldwork and Service Learning Program in Asia
All the students in GSE major will participate in either Global Village Field Experience.
In 2012, the students visited India and Thailand for their fieldwork and do research on difference of the social situations in Asia.

Peace Seminar in English
With the key word of “Hiroshima,” students have 6 days lecture series to think about Peace and Reconciliation in August. The program consists of “Witness stories by the survivors of the Atomic Bomb, a lecture by a peace activist (Abolition of Nuclear Weapon)”, and other Peace related activities.

Program Information
Subject - Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
- Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
- Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
- Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
- Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
- Japanese Language and Literature/Letters
- Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
- Philosophy and Religious Studies
- Social Sciences (Economics, Political Science, etc.)
- Theology and Religious Vocations
Duration 4 years
Degree Bachelor
Type of Degree
Major Global Studies in English (GSE)
Classes Commence April, 2015
Entrance Fee 250,000 yen (Totally or partially exempted for International Students. For further information, contact the Admissions Office)
Tuition Fees 780,000 yen (Spring Semester 390,000 yen, Fall Semester 390,000 yen)
*Part of the tuition above is exempted for International Students.
Other Expenses 291,600 yen
Location 4-13-1, Ushita-higashi, Higashi-ku, Hiroshima, JAPAN
Area Chugoku, Shikoku & Kyushu Region (Fukuoka, etc.)
Program Started April, 2012
No. of Students 12
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members 8
Additional Information Students are of multiple nationalities (Japan, US, Philippines, Malaysia)
Application Type Open to everyone
Admission Capacity 30
Application Period Contact the Admissions Office (any time of the year).
Examination Date Contact the Admissions Office (any time of the year).
Results Announced Contact the Admissions Office (any time of the year).
Enrollment Procedure Period Contact the Admissions Office (any time of the year).
Eligibility Age/Educational requirements
1) Applicants are required to be over 18 years old as of April 1, 2013.
2) Applicants are required to have completed a 12-year curriculum from a recognized primary and secondary educational institution.
3) Applicants are required to have received either a high school diploma or an International Baccalaureate Certificate.
4) Applicants are required to meet the criteria for admissions to university in their own country.

Language proficiency
1) Native speakers of English do not have to submit a certificate of English proficiency.
2) Non-native speakers of English are required to present a copy of any English proficiency test (minimum required points to take the exam):
- TOEFL iBT 61
- IELTS 5.5
- Cambridge FCE
Application Process 1) Submit all Application Form and Documents by post mail.
2) Once your completed application materials are received, you will be contacted for an interview (including composition and dictation).
For the applicants overseas, a Skype interview will be implemented.
Screening Process *Evaluation of submitted documents
*Interview in person
*Essay writing
Admission Fee
Contact Address: Admissions Office
Phone: 082-228-8365
Fax: 082-228-7815

As of July 22, 2014


University and program information, costs, dates, policies are subject to change; please confirm important facts with university admission personnel.