Student Exchange Information
Yokohama City University's Office of International Exchange is committed to promoting student exchange, lending a helping hand to both outbound and inbound exchange students who wish to participate in this excellent opportunity to gain international experience.
IMPORTANT
If you wish to apply to come to Yokohama City University as an exchange student, please note that your first point of contact should be your home institution's international/exchange office. You will need an official nomination from your institution's international/exchange office, as direct applications from students will not be accepted.

Courses & Syllabi 2018

Should you wish to study in English or study the Japanese language in Yokohama City University, the following are courses available for you to choose from.

Courses Conducted in English

In the case where your Japanese level is not sufficient for taking courses in Japanese, you may choose courses taught in English from the following list:

TOEFL iBT 61 or higher is recommended (Considerations will be made depending on the case with the home university’s recommendation).

 

Paper Code Subject Name Instructor Credits Spring Apr-Aug Fall Sep-Mar
ACC20600 Introductory Accounting I Brison, Stuart 2
ACC20700 Introductory Accounting II Brison, Stuart 2
ACC20800 Intermediate Accounting Kaneko, Seichi 2
ACC20900 Introduction to IFRSs Kaneko, Seichi 2
ACC32200 Fundamentals of Investments Kaneko, Seichi 2
ACC32300 Basics of Corporate Analysis and Valuation Kaneko, Seichi 2
BIO34100 Molecular Toxicology Kanaly, Robert 2
BUS22200 Global Business Strategy Yamamoto, Masaki 2
BUS22300 Global Innovation Management Yamamoto, Masaki 2
BUS22400 Global Business Administration Zahir, Ahmed 2 Fall Intensive
BUS22500 Global Organization Theory Onishi, Jun 2
BUS37300 Special Program (Global Leadership) Akabane, Jun 2
BUS37400 Special Program (Global Human Resource Development) Onishi, Jun 2
BUS37500 Special program (Global Marketing) Cancelled in 2018 2 -
BUS37600 Special Program (Global Service Management) Kamoshida, Akira 2
BUS37700 Special Program (International Business I) Onishi, Jun 2
BUS37800 Special Program (International Business II) Onishi, Jun 2
BUS37900 Special Program (Japanese Industry) Akabane, Jun 2
BUS38000 Special Program (Global Management in Japanese Companies) Adachi, Seiichiro 2
CUL34100 European Culture in English Cancelled in 2018 2 -
ECO24900 Japanese Economy Sui, Qing-yuan 2
ECO29300 Special program (Advanced Topics in Economics I) Nagano, Mamoru 2
ECO29400 Special program (Advanced Topics in Economics II) Nagano, Mamoru 2
ECO29800 Special Program (Topics in Economics B) Shea, John 2 Spring Intensive
ECO29900 Special Program (Topics in Economics A) Cancelled in 2018 2 -
ECO30900 Special Program (Topics in Macroeconomics) Nishijima, Masuyuki 2
ECO34100 Game Theory and Industrial Organization I Nishijima, Masuyuki 2
ECO34200 Game Theory and Industrial Organization II Nishijima, Masuyuki 2
ECO40900 Special Program (Advanced Topics in Microeconomics) Nishijima, Masuyuki 2
ECO41700 Special Program (Economic Analysis III) Nakatani, Tomoaki 2
ECO41800 Special program (Economic Analysis I) Asahi, Joji 2
ECO41900 Special program (Economic Analysis II) Asahi, Joji 2
EDU39100 Special Program (Educational Sociology) Shimauchi, Sae 2
EDU39200 Special Program (International Education) Shimauchi, Sae 2
ENV39100 Sustainable Urban Development Imura, Hidefumi 2 Spring Intensive
ENV39100

Lecture Code: 26301J00

Special program (Sustainable Urban Development) Imura, Hidefumi 2 Spring Intensive
HIS39100 Special Program (Religions in Japanese Culture) Mano, Shinya 2
INT27100 Overseas Field Work B (United Nations) Uemura, Takehiko/ Ghimire, Kleber 4 Fall Intensive
INT29500 Special Program (Japanese Foreign Policy A) Hatakeyama, Kyoko 2
INT29900 Special Program (Politics and Society in Asia) Kasai, Ryohei 2
INT30300 Global Issues Narum, Paul 2
INT31100 Global Peace Vesselin, Popovski 2 Spring Intensive
LIN11150 English Linguistics and Philology A Tsuchiya, Keiko 2
LIN20100 General Linguistics Tsuchiya, Keiko 2
LIN39100 Special Program (Language Education in Asia) Sasajima, Shigeru 2
LIN39200 Special Program (Practice in Language Education) Sasajima, Shigeru 2
LIT30100 Literature in English A Penny, William 2
LIT30200 Literature in English B Thompson, Holly Ann 2
LIT31200 Japanese Literature in English A Kawamura, Satofumi 2
LIT31300 Japanese Literature in English B Cancelled in 2018 2 -
LIT33400 Explication of American Literary Text A Hanada, Ai 2
LIT33500 Explication of American Literary Text B Hanada, Ai 2
LIT34600 Elements of Fiction Thompson, Holly Ann 2
PBL10550 Problem Based Learning Course (Japanese Globalization in Comparative Context) Cleveland, Kyle 2
PBL10650 Problem Based Learning Course (Risk Management) Yasukawa, Fumiaki 2
PBL11850 Problem Based Learning Course (Japan Studies: Youth Cultures) Cleveland, Kyle 2
PBL11950 Problem Based Learning Course (History of Modern Japan) Tyner, Colin 2
PHY24100 Thermodynamics Micheletto, Ruggero 2 Fall Intensive
PSY10350 Introduction to Psychology Young, Jerome 2
PSY13150 Topics in Modern Psychopathology Young, Jerome 2
PUP23100 Global Public Policy Uemura, Takehiko 2
SCI39100 Special Program (Scientific Writing in English) Kumada, Emi 2
SEM11350 Multicultural Seminar (Research about Japan by Foreigners) Cancelled in 2018 2 -
SEM11450 Multicultural Seminar (Japan in the World Media) Cancelled in 2018 2 -
SEM11550 Multicultural Seminar (Comparing Education in the World) Shimauchi, Sae 2
SEM11650 Multicultural Seminar (Japan from Foreigners' View A) Terrill, Brennen/ Bacala, Frederick 2
SEM11651 Multicultural Seminar (Japan from Foreigners' View B) Terrill, Brennen/ Bacala, Frederick 2
SEM11750 Multicultural Seminar (Global Communications) Shimauchi, Sae 2
SOC29200 Special Program (Welfare and Employment in Japan ) Kusuda, Yae 2
SOC39100 Special Program (Japanese Pragmatics) Taneichi, Ei 2
SOC39200 Special Program (Language in Japanese Society) Saito, Junko 2
UCP29100 Special Program (Building Sustainable Communities in Japan) Hasegawa, Masako 2

 

Courses Conducted in Japanese

YCU offers a wide range of courses. Please use the following online syllabi system to search your courses. Language level: JPLT ( Japanese Language Proficiency Test ) N2 or higher is recommended. (Considerations will be made depending on the case with the home university’s recommendation). Online syllabi system

Japanese Language Course

In the case where your Japanese level is not sufficient for taking courses in Japanese, you may choose courses taught in English from the following list:

 

Code Courses Term1
Apr-Aug
Term2
Sep-Feb
JAS101 Understanding Japan 1
 
JAS102 Understanding Japan 2  
JPL101 Japanese 1-1
 
JPL102 Japanese 1-2  
JPL103 Japanese 2-1
 
JPL104 Japanese 2-2  
SPC101 Special Course ( Basics of Japanese )
 
SPC102 Special Course ( Basics of Japanese )
 
SPC103 Special Course ( Basics of Japanese )  
SPC104 Special Course ( Basics of Japanese )  

Credits & Workload
1 credit represents 45 hours of study (including self-study).

Comprising of this 45 hours are the following;
  • A lecture course should make up a total of 15 contact hours, with the remaining 30 hours dedicated to self-study.
  • Experiments, practical training and language courses should make up a total of 30 contact hours, with the remaining 15 hours dedicated to self-study.