I. Guidelines for Applicants
- 1. Requirements
- Students eligible for the program have to meet the following requirements: They have to have completed their first year of study. Students enrolled at International Christian University in autumn term are admitted to apply, if they have completed two terms in their first year. Completion students (credit auditors), research students and scholarship students ("Itakusei", sponsored students) who are not included in this category are excluded from this program.
- 2. Application
- For attending EU courses at a university different to the home university, a student has to apply for the EU Courses Program and for each course at the beginning of the semester/term. The exact deadline for application will be announced by each university. Please download the Application Form here.
- Students who wish to attend EU courses of their home university just have to follow their home university's usual procedure.
- 3. Students' Status
- The students' status in this project is called "Special Auditor".
- 4. Tuition Fee
- No extra tuition fee for special auditors of EU-related studies courses is required.
- 5. Evaluation System
- Evaluation of the courses (including exams and papers) are regulated by each host university. If the student's host and home university happens to conduct the exam on the same day, the home university will take a special measures to facilitate the students' completion of the courses by providing supplementary exams.
- 6. EUIJ Library and Libraries of the Member Universities
- Students who are enrolled in an EU course may use the EUIJ Library, which is located at Tsuda College. The are also eligible to use the libraries of the consortium universities. For details see our library page.
- 7. "Certificate in European Studies"
- Completion Requirements To complete the certificate, a student must take 12 credits of EU Studies courses and has to fulfill his graduation requirements.
Some overlapping subjects will be counted only once. These courses are marked with "*a" or "*b" (see the courses page).
The courses titled "EU Environmental Law", "EU from the regional perspectives" and "EU and Environmental Problem" opened by Tsuda college in 2004 are a part of the EU Studies Program. Credits of these courses will be counted.
- Issue of the "Certificate in European Studies"
The Certificate in European Studies will be issued by the home university. Please download the Certificate Application Form from here.
Those students who wish to have a Certificate in European Studies, except Hitotsubashi University students, are required to submit an application form at the following counters.
II. Application Procedure
- "Certificate in European Studies" are issued to those who have met the requirements. Students are not requested to submit the prescribed application form in order to obtain this certificate.
- ICU undergraduate students who wish to obtain their "Certificate in European Studies" are required to submit the prescribed application form, "EU Course Shuryo Nintei Negai", to the Educational Affairs Group on the Registration Day of the graduating term (either in December or April). The certificate will be issued on the Graduation Day for those who have successfully completed the EU course requirements. Students must bring their ID card to receive it.
- Students who wish to obtain their "Certificate in European Studies" are required to submit the prescribed application form, to the Registration Office on 16th -17th January 2006. The certificate will be issued on the Graduation Day for those who have successfully completed the EU course requirements.
- Students who wish to obtain their "Certificate in European Studies" are required to submit the application form, to the Educational Affairs Group on 16th-20th January 2006. Students must bring their ID card to receive it.
For further information you can also contact the educational affairs division of your home university.