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  • Entry Registration for Master’s students
    Overall (Basic / Intermediate) Overall (Advanced)
    Entry Registration for Master’s students
    2021.09.14
  • Global Leadership Cafe #2: Lecture by Dr. Sergiy Korsunsky, Ambassador of Ukraine to Japan “Leadership in World Politics”
    Event
    Global Leadership Cafe #2: Lecture by Dr. Sergiy Korsunsky, Ambassador of Ukraine to Japan “Leadership in World Politics”
    2021.09.06
  • International Exchange Program: Outbound 2021 Winter
    Study abroad
    International Exchange Program: Outbound 2021 Winter
    2021.08.16
  • Multicultural Collaboration and Leadership
    Course Overall (Advanced)
    Multicultural Collaboration and Leadership
    2021.08.06
  • Our Sustainable Energy Future: Role of Business and Technology
    Course Overall (Advanced)
    Our Sustainable Energy Future: Role of Business and Technology
    2021.08.05
  • Call for participants】Future of Leadership Symposium – Lecture by Ms. Soraya Umewaka and student panel presentations & discussions(August 5)
    Event
    Call for participants】Future of Leadership Symposium – Lecture by Ms. Soraya Umewaka and student panel presentations & discussions(August 5)
    2021.07.26
  • IDEA League Summer Schools (Graduate students Online Course)
    Study abroad
    IDEA League Summer Schools (Graduate students Online Course)
    2021.07.19
  • Global Leadership Cafe #1: Lecture and discussion by Mr. Joseph Matovu(July 16)
    Event
    Global Leadership Cafe #1: Lecture and discussion by Mr. Joseph Matovu(July 16)
    2021.07.09
  • [Oral Expression in English GⅢ] Summer2021
    Language Overall (Basic / Intermediate) Overall (Advanced)
    [Oral Expression in English GⅢ] Summer2021
    2021.07.01
  • [Call for Participants]The 12th Multidisciplinary International Student Workshop (MISW 2021)
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    [Call for Participants]The 12th Multidisciplinary International Student Workshop (MISW 2021)
    2021.06.15
  • Call for Applicants: One-day online workshop for Undergraduate students
    Study abroad
    Call for Applicants: One-day online workshop for Undergraduate students
    2021.06.08
  • Recruitment of TAs for AY2021
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    Recruitment of TAs for AY2021
    2021.05.12
  • Call for Applicants: ASPIRE Forum 2021 Online Workshop with students from  Asian leading Science and Technology Universities
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    Call for Applicants: ASPIRE Forum 2021 Online Workshop with students from Asian leading Science and Technology Universities
    2021.05.06
  • International Exchange Program: Outbound 2021 Autumn
    Study abroad
    International Exchange Program: Outbound 2021 Autumn
    2021.04.28
  • Global Leadership Practice on June 15・18・22・25 Online Intensive Course in English
    Course Overall (Advanced)
    Global Leadership Practice on June 15・18・22・25 Online Intensive Course in English
    2021.04.13
  • GSEC Office Relocation
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    GSEC Office Relocation
    2021.04.01
  • Entry Registration for Master’s students
    Overall (Basic / Intermediate) Overall (Advanced)
    Entry Registration for Master’s students
    2021.04.01
  • Free virtual screening of the film “Picture a Scientist” and casual discussion
    Event
    Free virtual screening of the film “Picture a Scientist” and casual discussion
    2021.02.16
  • 2021 Spring English Courses
    Language
    2021 Spring English Courses
    2020.12.25
  • International Exchange Program: Outbound 2021 Summer
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    International Exchange Program: Outbound 2021 Summer
    2020.11.12
  • Recruitment of TAs for AY2020
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    Recruitment of TAs for AY2020
    2020.10.27
  • Starts from Jan 7th: Intensive Course “Technology and Product in Context “
    Course Overall (Advanced)
    Starts from Jan 7th: Intensive Course “Technology and Product in Context “
    2020.10.06
  • Our Sustainable Energy Future: Role of Business and Technology
    Course Overall (Advanced)
    Our Sustainable Energy Future: Role of Business and Technology
    2020.09.18
  • Entry Registration for Master’s students
    Overall (Basic / Intermediate) Overall (Advanced)
    Entry Registration for Master’s students
    2020.09.16
  • Advanced Course of Traditional Technology and Intercultural Co-learning
    Course Overall (Basic / Intermediate)
    Advanced Course of Traditional Technology and Intercultural Co-learning
    2020.08.26
  • [Deadline Extended: Friday, July 17] IDEA League Summer Schools (Online Courses)
    Study abroad
    [Deadline Extended: Friday, July 17] IDEA League Summer Schools (Online Courses)
    2020.07.14
  • [Oral Expression in English GⅢ] Summer2020
    Language Overall (Basic / Intermediate) Overall (Advanced)
    [Oral Expression in English GⅢ] Summer2020
    2020.07.13
  • Multicultural Collaboration and Leadership
    Course Overall (Advanced)
    Multicultural Collaboration and Leadership
    2020.06.12
  • Study abroad
    Cancellation Announcement of International Exchange Program of the Engineering Schools – Autumn Dispatch 2020
    2020.05.27
  • Global Leadership Practice
    Course Overall (Advanced)
    Global Leadership Practice
    2020.04.22
  • Overall (Basic / Intermediate) Overall (Advanced)
    GSEC office at Oookayama campus reopen on August 11
    2020.04.22
  • Entry Registration for Master’s students
    Overall (Basic / Intermediate) Overall (Advanced)
    Entry Registration for Master’s students
    2020.04.20
  • 2020 Spring English Courses
    Language Overall (Basic / Intermediate) Overall (Advanced)
    2020 Spring English Courses
    2019.12.09
  • Tatara Steelmaking Workshop offers insights to Japanese culture
    Event
    Tatara Steelmaking Workshop offers insights to Japanese culture
    2019.11.14
  • International Exchange Program: Outbound 2020 Summer
    Study abroad
    International Exchange Program: Outbound 2020 Summer
    2019.11.08
  • 【GSEC Advanced course】Technology and Product in Context
    Course Overall (Advanced)
    【GSEC Advanced course】Technology and Product in Context
    2019.11.07
  • Additional Recruitment of TAs for AY2019
    Overall (Basic / Intermediate)
    Additional Recruitment of TAs for AY2019
    2019.09.25
  • Advanced course: Intensive Course// Our Sustainable Energy Future: Role of Business and Technology
    Course Overall (Advanced)
    Advanced course: Intensive Course// Our Sustainable Energy Future: Role of Business and Technology
    2019.09.05
  • International Exchange Program: Outbound 2019 Winter
    Study abroad
    International Exchange Program: Outbound 2019 Winter
    2019.08.27
  • Lecture by the best-selling author MR. FREDERIC LALOUX
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    Lecture by the best-selling author MR. FREDERIC LALOUX
    2019.08.01
  • Change the world with Hult Prize Tokyo Tech
    Study abroad Event
    Change the world with Hult Prize Tokyo Tech
    2019.07.30
  • Global Leadership Practice
    Course Overall (Advanced)
    Global Leadership Practice
    2019.06.04
  • Multicultural Collaboration and Leadership
    Course Overall (Advanced)
    Multicultural Collaboration and Leadership
    2019.04.18
  • Recruitment of TAs for AY2019
    Course
    Recruitment of TAs for AY2019
    2019.04.16
  • The Tokyo Tech Website introduces GSEC student
    Overall (Basic / Intermediate) Overall (Advanced)
    The Tokyo Tech Website introduces GSEC student
    2019.04.16
  • Global Leadership Practice [Course for GSEC-Advanced]
    Course Overall (Advanced)
    Global Leadership Practice [Course for GSEC-Advanced]
    2019.04.03
  • Advanced course// Our Climate Future
    Course Overall (Advanced)
    Advanced course// Our Climate Future
    2018.10.09
  • Recruitment of TAs for AY2018  4th Quarter
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    Recruitment of TAs for AY2018 4th Quarter
    2018.09.06
  • Entry Registration for Master’s students
    Overall (Basic / Intermediate) Overall (Advanced)
    Entry Registration for Master’s students
    2021.09.14
  • Global Leadership Cafe #2: Lecture by Dr. Sergiy Korsunsky, Ambassador of Ukraine to Japan “Leadership in World Politics”
    Event
    Global Leadership Cafe #2: Lecture by Dr. Sergiy Korsunsky, Ambassador of Ukraine to Japan “Leadership in World Politics”
    2021.09.06
  • International Exchange Program: Outbound 2021 Winter
    Study abroad
    International Exchange Program: Outbound 2021 Winter
    2021.08.16
  • Multicultural Collaboration and Leadership
    Course Overall (Advanced)
    Multicultural Collaboration and Leadership
    2021.08.06
  • Our Sustainable Energy Future: Role of Business and Technology
    Course Overall (Advanced)
    Our Sustainable Energy Future: Role of Business and Technology
    2021.08.05
  • Call for participants】Future of Leadership Symposium – Lecture by Ms. Soraya Umewaka and student panel presentations & discussions(August 5)
    Event
    Call for participants】Future of Leadership Symposium – Lecture by Ms. Soraya Umewaka and student panel presentations & discussions(August 5)
    2021.07.26

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What is Global Scientists and Engineers Course(GSEC)?

Join GSEC if:

Join GSEC if:

  • You want to know how to develop a global career

  • You are interested in long-term study abroad

  • You want to develop language and communication skills

  • You want to meet people from a diverse range of departments and fields

  • You want to be seen as having global potential by prospective employers

The Global Scientists and Engineers Course (GSEC) provides a systematic curriculum that enables bachelor’s and master’s degree students to develop the necessary competencies to excel in the global arena. Through step-by-step approach, students will be able to gain global competencies as follows ; (a) a global mindset, (b) practical skills to work in global environment, and (c) skills necessary for international collaboration.

The aims of GSEC are to foster scientists and engineers who thrive in a global society and have the expertise to contribute innovative solutions to unknown global issues. Through GSEC, it is hoped that ones will be equipped with identity based on their field of expertise/knowledge/technical skills, as well as global mindset to respect ethical values and diversity.

Global Scientists and Engineers Course

Through taking the Global Scientists and Engineers Course, students are able to augment expertise in their major with global competence. The course comprises three levels, with each level building on the one before.

Advanced
Intermediate*
Basic
Skills to be developed
  • Global perspective
  • English proficiency and communication skills
  • Multicultural understanding and teamwork
  • Problem finding and solving skills
  • Practical ability
Skills to be developed
  • International liberal arts
  • International leadership
  • Skills to bring new ideas and values
  • Basic skills for conducting international joint research
Eligibility

Intended for (a) bachelor's degree students and (b) master's degree students who have not fulfilled the criteria to join the advanced level.
Students who enroll in GSEC begin at the basic level. After fulfilling the completion requirements for this level, they advance to intermediate. For GSEC completion requirements for the basic and intermediate levels.

Eligibility

Intended for master's and professional degree students who fulfill the eligibility criteria.
For GSEC eligibility criteria and completion requirements at the advanced level.

* The Global Science and Engineers Course (GSEC) consists of three levels: Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced. Intermediate is considered the standard level. Basic serves as a preliminary level for Intermediate, and Advanced is for those who have completed Intermediate.

Four Programs / Three education contents at Three Levels of Study

  • (Basic/Intermediate)
  • (Advanced)

At the basic and intermediate levels, GSEC aims to develop students' (a) global perspective, (b) English proficiency and communication skills, (c) multicultural understanding and teamwork, (d) problem finding and solving skills, and (e) practical ability.
At the advanced level, based on the global competencies acquired so far, GSEC equips students with (a) international liberal arts knowledge, (b) international leadership skills, (c) skills to bring new ideas and values, and (d) basic skills for conducting international joint research.

  • Basic/Intermediate
  • Advanced

Timeline

Bachelor’s degree program Master’s degree program
Spring semester Fall semester Course Application Spring semester Fall semester
Notification of acceptance
Take GSEC-related courses
Go on study abroad trips and internships
Further develop English proficiency
Edit Tokyo Tech Learning Portfolio and
Self-Evaluation Scoring Rubrics
Two months before degree completion Apply for GSEC completion assessment
through Tokyo Tech Learning Portfolio
①Self-Reflection on learning through each programs②Edit Self-evaluation comments③Update Self-Evaluation Scoring Rubrics④Click "Submit request for course completion"
Two months before degree completion
Degree completion Completion assessment Degree completion
Completion recognition
Commencement ceremony Certificate of completion Commencement ceremony

Timeline

Master’s degree program
Course Application
Notification of acceptance
Take GSEC-related courses
Go on study abroad and internships
Edit Tokyo Tech Learning Portfolio and
Self-Evaluation Scoring Rubrics
Two months before degree completion Apply for GSEC completion assessment
through Tokyo Tech Learning Portfolio
①Self-Reflection on learning through each programs②Edit Self-evaluation comments③Update Self-Evaluation Scoring Rubrics④Click "Submit request for course completion"
Degree completion Completion assessment
Completion recognition
Commencement ceremony Certificate of completion
  • Basic/Intermediate
  • Advanced

Completion Requirements

Requirements for the completion of GSEC up to the intermediate level and at the advanced level are specified separately.
Details on required course credits, English test scores, and study abroad and internship experiences are provided.

Schedule

Student Stories

Second Global Leadership Practice course completed

Second Global Leadership Practice course completed

The 2019 Global Leadership Practiceouter intensive course, arranged for the second time this year in partnership with Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), was held from June 4 to 14 on Ookayama Campus. Ten students from Japan, Italy, Ukraine, and Tunisia gathered for the two-week course to develop their leadership skills, focusing on self-evaluation, case studies, organization observation and analysis, site visits, and a final team project.

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    Imperial College researcher explores the student perspective of Tokyo Tech’s education reforms

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