南山大学

 

Center for International Education

The Center's Objectives and Activities

Established in April 1999, the Center for International Education's broad, international outlook is embodied in its mission to provide both international students studying at Nanzan University and Nanzan University students wishing to study at overseas educational institutions with the necessary support that will allow them to accomplish their academic goals. Below is an outline of the organization and functions of the Center in English, while detailed information is available via the Center's Japanese-language Web site.

Among the Center's main responsibilities is the administration of the Center for Japanese Studies, which runs the highly acclaimed Japanese language and area studies program. The scope of the Center for International Education's operations is becoming increasingly extensive, however, and includes the following broadly defined areas of activity:

  1. promotion of Japanese-language education for international students studying at Nanzan University;
  2. provision of guidance, assistance, and support for international students studying at Nanzan University for the duration of their stay in Japan;
  3. giving international students studying at Nanzan University the necessary support to carry out their studies;
  4. provision of guidance and support for students of Nanzan University wishing to study abroad;
  5. responsibility for the recruitment of international students;
  6. overseeing the short-term overseas foreign-language program of the Faculty of Policy Studies;
  7. overseeing the exchange agreements with overseas educational institutions;
  8. carrying out any other activities deemed necessary to achieve the objectives of the Center.

Organizational Structure of the Center

Director of the Center

  • Position usually assumed by the presiding Vice-President for International Affairs

Deputy Director (member of faculty)

  • Chair of Japanese Language and Area Studies Program Sub-Committee

Deputy Director for Administrative Affairs (member of administrative staff)

  • Chair of International Students Sub-Committee and Seto Campus International Education Sub-Committee
  • Responsible for general administrative support, with overall responsibility for the Center's administrative staff, comprising both full-time and part-time members of staff operating under two section chiefs

Associated Committees and Their Functions

Center for International Education Committee

[Chair of Committee] Director of Center
[Committee members] Deputy Directors of Center, Dean of Students, representative from each faculty, Head of Academic Affairs Division, Head of Education and Research Division
[Scope of duties]
  1. Matters concerning exchange agreements with overseas universities
  2. Important matters concerning policy issues that affect international students
  3. Coordination of the respective sub-committees
  4. Personnel matters in respect of Japanese-language education overseen by the Center
  5. Budgetary matters pertaining to the Center
  6. Matters concerning the revision of regulations relating to the Center
  7. Other matters deemed important or necessary for the running of the Center

International Exchange Sub-Committee

[Chair of Committee] Deputy Director
[Committee members] Deputy Directors of Center, Assistant Dean of Students, Center administrative staff members
[Scope of duties]
  1. Matters concerning selection procedures for international student admissions
  2. Matters concerning the recruitment, selection, and placement of Nanzan students for study abroad programs and advice on scholarships
  3. Matters concerning the publicizing of international exchange and recruitment of students to study abroad
  4. Matters concerning international exchange subject to referral by the President
  5. Other matters concerning international exchange

International Exchange Sub-Committee

[Chair of Committee] Deputy Director for Administrative Affairs
[Committee members] Deputy Directors of Center, Assistant Dean of Students, Head of Department of Student Affairs, Center administrative staff members, CJS Dean of Student Affairs
[Scope of duties]
  1. Matters concerning international students registered at Nagoya campus in respect of their stay in Japan and student life
  2. Matters concerning the management and running of the Nagoya and Yamazato international halls of residence
  3. Matters concerning scholarships for international students
  4. Matters concerning the registration status of Center for Japanese Studies students
  5. Other important matters concerning international students

Japanese Language and Area Studies Program Sub-Committee

[Chair of Committee] Deputy Director
[Committee members] Deputy Directors of Center, Center administrative staff members
[Scope of duties]
  1. Matters concerning academic guidance for international students in their Japanese language and area studies courses
  2. Matters concerning entry to the Center for Japanese Studies
  3. Matters concerning the Center for Japanese Studies curriculum
  4. Matters concerning the recommendation and appointment of contracted full-time lecturers as well as part-time lecturers to teach at the Center for Japanese Studies
  5. Matters concerning the provision of Japanese language and area studies courses for international students
  6. Matters concerning the appointment of teaching staff to take on the Japanese language and area studies courses provided for international students
  7. Other matters concerning the academic guidance necessary for international students taking the Japanese language and area studies courses

Seto Campus International Education Sub-Committee

[Chair of Committee] Deputy Director for Administrative Affairs
[Committee members] Head of Department of Policy Studies, Assistant Dean of Students (Seto Campus), Department of Policy Studies student representative, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Information Engineering student representative, student halls of residence advisor, Head of Seto Campus No. 2 Section of Division of Administrative Affairs
[Administrative body] Seto Campus No. 2 Section of Division of Administrative Affairs
[Scope of duties]
  1. Matters concerning international students registered at Seto campus in respect of their stay in Japan and student life
  2. Matters concerning the management and running of the Seto and Seto No. 2 international halls of residence
  3. Other important matters concerning international students registered at Seto campus