- Institute for Promotion of Higher Education
Institute for Promotion of Higher Education
Center for General Education
Offering diverse study taking advantage of ten faculties
Kobe Gakuin University takes advantage of its status as the largest private university in Kobe combining humanities with sciences to offer diverse courses. Through actively leading beyond courses of their own faculties, students are able to broaden their perspective and think flexibly.
Sports Science Unit, a Program for Multifarious Study of Sports Theory and Practice
It is the sub-major program for students of the Faculties of Law, Economics, Business Administration, Humanities and Science, and Contemporary Social Studies to study sports. Today, the promotion of sport has been emphasised by the field of government and business. In the Sports Science Unit, we offer not only lecture-based courses but also diverse learning program such as exchanging with overseas universities and research institutions, planning and management of local sports and health events, and holding sports festivals as part of a community contribution. We nourish students who can contribute to society through their involvement with sports.
Kobe Gakuin College, a Intersive English Program Seeking to Train Global Professionals
This special program allows students who are interested in improving their English skills to acquire a high level of English proficiency so while studying specialized courses offered by their own faculty. In AY2016, it began as part of a project to prepare students for careers as global professionals. Selected students are offered special courses on topics such as English conversation and preparation for TOEIC. In addition to offering special language courses, a short intensive English program has also been implemented at the State University of New York at Fredonia in the U.S. from AY2018. Thus students can learn the various knowledge that could be necessary for them to play an active role as global professionals.
Support for Students "Going the Extra Mile" Established a "Counselling Room for Anything Writing-related"
Faculty members provide one-on-one support for writing skills, offering advice and thinking together with students about ways to improve and better summarize the various documents they write at the University.Students are free to come here alone or as a group.
Center for Teaching Education
Secondly they support educational research regarding the University’s teacher training course and museum curator training course. For example,the center publish the Journal of the Center for Teacher Education, an annual bulletin that collects research papers written by faculty members, including part-time instructors.
Center for Career Education
Furthermore, an “Extracurricular Course and Certification Support Office” is operated as a program to provide support students to make use of their studies and pass Japan’s civil service examination or earn qualifications to acquire more practical abilities.
Center for Student Future Path
The Center provides support students who have concerns such as not being able to take credits well, not being able to make friends, and wanting to leave the school, so that the students can aim to graduate if at all possible.
In the unfortunate circumstance where students must withdraw from the university, the Center will also consider their future with the students, and coordinates with public agencies to construct mechanisms for support.