Thursday, April 10, 2008

Summer Course in Hiroshima

Intensive Summer Course: HIROSHIMA and PEACE 2008
Hiroshima City University accepting applications

Students from different countries come together to study and discuss issues
related to world peace in English.
The content is timely and important in the current world situation.
(e.g., nuclear proliferation, threat of nuclear weapon use).
Home-stay housing for foreign participants will be provided for free.

Period: July 28 to August 7, 2008
Venue: Hiroshima City University
Credit: 3 credits
Tuition and Material Fee: 20,000 YEN

The Faculty of International Studies and Hiroshima Peace Institute, Hiroshima
City University, are sponsoring the Intensive Summer Course: HIROSHIMA and
PEACE, which is also accredited by the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Participants in the "HIROSHIMA and PEACE" class will be exploring current
peace-related issues, in English, under the guidance of researchers and
scholars from a variety of disciplines, ranging from international relations
(including issues related to Islam) and media studies to nuclear weapons and
the environment.

The class, intended mainly for second and third year university
undergraduates, aims to enroll equal number of Japanese and foreign
students who are interested in gaining a deeper understanding of peace and
how it can be achieved. For specific course offerings, please see the
attached brochure. Detailed information including course descriptions is
available at the Website: Applications are
being accepted for a limited number of places in this 3-credit class. The
deadline to apply is May 1, 2008. Tuition is very low (20,000 YEN), and
family home-stays are being offered, along with a full range of
extra-curricular activities, including participation in the August 6
ceremony commemorating the victims of the world's first atomic bomb

Contact Information:
Intensive Summer Course Office, Faculty of International Studies,
Hiroshima City University, Ozuka-higashi, Asaminami-ku, Hiroshima, 731-3194,
tel: 082-830-1505, fax: 082-830-1657, Email:

Yasuhiro Inoue, Ph.D.

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