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International College

What is the International College?

The International College was established in August 2010 to oversee degree programs taught in English at Osaka University as part of the Project for Establishing Core Universities for Internationalization, more commonly referred to as the Global 30 program.

The International College aims to improve the competitiveness of Osaka University by providing an environment that makes it easier for international students to study in Japan and receive a high quality education and, thereby, nurture personnel who can play an active role in the competitive global arena.

Degree Programs of the International College

International College currently consists of the humanities and science courses listed below.

[Humanities] Human Sciences International Undergraduate Degree Program

[Science] International Undergraduate Program in Science

*Chemistry-Biology Combined Major Program (Note: Applications for this program have ended following October 2019 admission.)

Information on Faculty

 

  • Director: KUBO Takashi , Professor, Head of the Chemistry-Biology Combined Major Program
  • Deputy Director: Beverley Anne YAMAMOTO, Professor, Head of Human Sciences International Undergraduate Degree Program
  • Human Sciences International Undergraduate Degree Program: one associate professor, two specially appointed lecturers, one specially appointed assistant professor
  • Chemistry-Biology Combined Major Program: two associate professors, one lecturer, one specially appointed lecturer, three specially appointed assistant professors
  • Frequently Asked Questions -- FAQ

    Please download and view a file of FAQ that will answer most, if not all, of your questions. Click here to download the file.

    Note: Applications for the Chemistry-Biology Combined Major Program have ended with October 2019 admission.

    Admission Information

    Special English Entrance Examination (Human Sciences International Undergraduate Degree Program) / Osaka University Special International Science Entrance Examination (International Undergraduate Program in Science):

    Information regarding the Special English Entrance Examination can be found here.

    The Osaka University Online Application System can be found here.

    • Information regarding admission for the Human Sciences International Undergraduate Degree Program can be found here.

    • Information regarding admission for the International Undergraduate Program in Science can be found here.

    • Osaka University Special International Science Entrance Examination

    The Special International Science Entrance Examination is the entrance examination for the International Undergraduate Program in Science (IUPS).

    For more information, contact:

    International College Office
    International Student Affairs Division, Department of International Affairs
    Room #511, Interdisciplinary Bldg., 1-2 Machikaneyama-cho
    Toyonaka, Japan 560-0043
    Email: internationalcollege@office.osaka-u.ac.jp

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