A curriculum centered around three pillars of studies
The GLA curriculum is centered around Cosmopolitan Studies, Civilization Studies, and Innovation Studies and consists of seven subject groups.
Students will select classes according to their interests, concerns, and desired career to advance in their course of study.
Essentials of Global Liberal Arts
Viewing humanity's intellectual heritage from a global perspective, this course fosters techniques, methodologies, research ethics, and communication skills that will serve as the foundation for further studies at GLA.
Introduction of Global Liberal Arts I
Introduction to Global Liberal Arts II
Research Design and Research Method
Algorithm and Programming
Global Conflicts: An Introduction
Globalization and International Relations: An Introduction
Introduction to Asian Studies
Centered around cultural studies and area studies, this course fosters the ability to understand social diversity, and identify and address issues in ways that transcend borders.
Critical Area Studies
Theory and Practice of Fieldwork
Fieldwork on Media Studies
History of Arts
Arts in Society
Asia and the World in Historical Perspective
Regional Diversity in Cultural Perspective
Special Lecture on Cosmopolitan Studies I
Special Lecture on Cosmopolitan Studies II
Centered around historical studies and social theory, this course will help students develop their understanding of both the diversity and the common ground of the global community, enabling them to highlight new issues that impact humanity.
Civilizations in Global History
Sociological Theories: Classics and Contemporary
Macrohistory and Metahistory
History of Modern World
Evolution of Governance
Institutionalism in Social Studies
Evolution of Market Economy
Comparative Politics in Asia
International Relations in the Asia-Pacific
War and Peace in the Globalizing World
Special Lecture on Civilization Studies I
Special Lecture on Civilization Studies II
Centered around management theory and science and technology studies, this course fosters new knowledge and perspectives, helping students develop their intellectual ability and ability to take action on the global stage.
Knowledge and Innovation
Applied Research Method for Social Sciences
Social Impacts of Brain Science
Design and Society
Social Change with AI
Human Security in Developing Societies
Social and Technological Innovation
Leadership in Global Perspective
Special Lecture on Innovation Studies I
Special Lecture on Innovation Studies II
Japanese Studies Cluster
In this course, students will study Japanese history, society, and culture from a global context. They will also deepen their GLA studies from the specific context of Japan's location in Asia and the world.
Modern History of Japan
Japan in Global History
Politics and Foreign Relations of Japan
Japanese Language and Culture I
Japanese Language and Culture II
By studying in their non-native languages, students will deepen their understanding of different cultures and diversity, and widen their perspective when studying the other subject groups.
Japanese Language I-IV
In this course, as a culmination of their studies at GLA, students transcend and integrate the individual studies of the subject groups. Students will complete research and work to put to use what they have studied at GLA in a more practical context.
Research Seminar I
Research Seminar II
Capstone Studies in Normative Perspective to Globalization
Capstone Studies in Geohistorical Perspective to Globalization