EDUCATION

Curriculum

The G2SD program is established within the Graduate School of International Cultural Studies at Tohoku University (Japan), offering two-year master’s and three-year doctoral programs. All the courses are taught in English.

Master’s Program

(April 2019)

Core courses: basic
  • English-language Skill for Research

  • Research Ethics

Core courses: specialized
  • International Political Economy

  • Methodology of Investigation

  • Global Health

  • Public Health and Disaster

  • Health Issues in Aging Society

  • Environment and Water

  • Disaster Risk Reduction

  • Agriculture and Economic Growth

  • Food and Economy

  • Energy and Resources

  • Energy Security Issues

Elective courses: governance-focused
  • US-European International Relations I

  • International Relations of East Asia II

  • Multiethnic Society and Governance II

  • Social Structures of the Middle East and North Africa I

  • Social Structures of the Middle East and North Africa II

  • Law and Global Issues

Elective courses: development-focused
  • International Economic Policy II

  • International Economic Relations I

  • Sustainable Development II

  • Regional Planning and Development II

  • Project Risk Management I

  • International Cooperation

Elective courses: environment-focused
  • Recycling-oriented Environmental System I

  • Pro-environmental Behavior and Psychology I

  • Environmental and Resource Economics II

  • Environment and Public Policy I

  • Environmental Education II

Seminars
  • Seminar in International Politics and Economy A

  • Seminar in International Politics and Economy B

  • Seminar in Environment and Resources Policy A

  • Seminar in Environment and Resources Policy B

  • Seminar in Multiculturalism A

  • Seminar in Multiculturalism B

  • Seminar in Asian and African Studies A

  • Seminar in Asian and African Studies B

Doctoral Program

(April 2019)

Advanced Seminars
  • Advanced Seminar in International Politics and Economy A

  • Advanced Seminar in International Politics and Economy B

  • Advanced Seminar in Environment and Resources Policy A

  • Advanced Seminar in Environment and Resources Policy B

  • Advanced Seminar in Multiculturalism A

  • Advanced Seminar in Multiculturalism B

  • Advanced Seminar in Asian and African Studies A

  • Advanced Seminar in Asian and African Studies B

Advanced Research
  • Advanced Research in International Politics and Economy A

  • Advanced Research in International Politics and Economy B

  • Advanced Research in Environment and Resources Policy A

  • Advanced Research in Environment and Resources Policy B

  • Advanced Research in Multiculturalism A

  • Advanced Research in Multiculturalism B

  • Advanced Research in Asian and African Studies A

  • Advanced Research in Asian and African Studies B

Advanced Lectures
  • Advanced Lecture in International Political Economy A

  • Advanced Lecture in International Political Economy B

  • Advanced Lecture in Environment and Resources Policy A

  • Advanced Lecture in Environment and Resources Policy B

  • Advanced Lecture in Multiculturalism A

  • Advanced Lecture in Multiculturalism B

  • Advanced Lecture in Asian and African Studies A

  • Advanced Lecture in Asian and African Studies B

Course Outlines

(January 2020)

Master’s program
Doctoral program

2019 Curriculum & Schedule

(April 2019)

Curriculum
  • 2019 Master’s program

  • 2019 Doctoral program

Schedule
  • GSICS 2019 Academic Calendar

  • GSICS 2019 Schedule

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