Global Education at Sophia University

Sophia University provides students with a wide variety of courses and opportunities to study abroad to prepare them for the global society. To solve the complex and diverse problems of the global society, it is essential to acquire not only a high level of expertise and foreign language skills but also a broad and advanced education. With students and faculty from diverse backgrounds on campus, Sophia University’s global education is offered through the following programs and courses. We encourage you to take full advantage of these opportunities during your time at Sophia University.

About Center for Global Education and Discovery

The Center for Global Education and Discovery provides all students with a wide variety of courses and opportunities to study abroad and prepare to enter the global society.

The Center offers more than 100 courses in a wide range of fields, including exchange programs, short-term language courses, short-term study abroad programs, and social engagement programs, as well as internship courses, courses in cooperation with companies, and courses on international relations and international cooperation. One third of the courses we provide are taught in English.

The Center also offers various events on global education.

Center for Global Education and Discovery

Location : Building 2, 1st floor

Please refer to Web Piloti for past Global Affairs Events and Seminars

Faculty Members

Director of Center for Global Education and Discovery

Makiko DEGUCHI Professor

Deputy Director of Center for Global Education and Discovery

Richard PINNER Associate Professor

Yasushi HIROSATO Professor

Daisaku HIGASHI Professor

Yuka MIZUTANI Professor

Naoki UMEMIYA Professor

Wonkyung RHEE Assistant Professor by Special Appointment

Erich HAVRANEK Lecturer

Sophia University

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