International Liberal Arts
|Study location||Japan, Kofu|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Tuition fee||¥1,596,000 per year|
|Application fee||¥7,000 one-time|
|Registration fee||¥200,000 one-time|
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Japanese.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency with a TOEFL iBT score of 76, an IELTS score of 5.5, or by providing one of the alternative forms of proof shown in Appendix B
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Please address the following 2 questions in an essay of approximately 300 words
Statement of Purpose Essay (English)
An interview will also be conducted as part of the screening process.
Applicants who have a diploma for international curriculum such as IB, GCE-A, international school must be at least 18 years of age by the course start date.
Our unique liberal arts curriculum spans a variety of subjects like political science, business, and
economics, language arts, to name a few. The wide-ranging spectrum of subjects under liberal
arts prepares students with the essential skills to become well-rounded individuals who think
critically, creatively, independently, and globally, able to adapt in the workplace and the world.
Reasons why you should study liberal arts with us:
> Our curriculum offers a broad foundation while also allowing students to go in-depth in their declared major.
> An interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach to education that helps students comprehend multiple viewpoints.
> Small class size and close student-faculty interaction offer an environment uniquely suited to nurturing academic excellence and student growth.
> An active learning environment where you are exposed to other viewpoints and encouraged
to assess your own.
> Focus on academic skills, including multi-faceted communication and teamwork skills that will
help students prepare for future graduate studies and career success, including a heavy emphasis
on class participation, academic writing, and development of critical thinking skills.
There are many elements that give the iCLA curriculum its unique character. One extremely important factor is our dedication to the philosophy of liberal arts education. A liberal arts education contains both depth and breadth, as students study a variety of disciplines while acquiring a deep understanding of their chosen major.
Positive elements of a liberal arts education include the development of critical thinking,
collaboration, communication, and creative problem-solving skills, all of which bring an important well-roundedness to student education. Student learning experiences are enhanced by the small student-to-teacher ratios which allow for close interaction between students and faculty, and careful monitoring of student progress over time.
MAJOR AREAS OF STUDY
Global Business and Economics
The Global Business and Economics major offers a blend of application and theory, utilizing an
applied approach to Business, with a social-science oriented emphasis on Economics. All courses are studied from a global perspective, giving students a career advantage in the modern global society, whatever career they choose in the future.
Political Science addresses fundamental problems facing human society. Through varied learning
and assessment methods, students develop a deep understanding of political science, its various
sub-fields, major themes, and analytical techniques.
Interdisciplinary Arts is an exciting major that includes art, music, performance, literature, and linguistics. Students gain a rich understanding of their chosen specialization and work through the medium of a wider creative process by exploring these disciplines from practical, theoretical, and
Japan provides a variety of exhilarating and fascinating experiences that give rise to many
questions. Japan Studies endeavors to deconstruct and explore the intricacies of Japan by providing students with a comprehensive understanding of the Japanese language, culture, history, politics, and economics.
If you follow the strategies of good career design you will have more opportunities when you graduate. Broaden your awareness of industries and professions, as well as types of work that people do, and you will have a broader menu to choose from. You can expect to have not one, but several careers in your lifetime. A Liberal Arts education can develop skills such as communication, teamwork, perseverance, curiosity, and an ability to learn new things and solve problems, skills that are valued in a wide variety of professions.