We open three courses, “ILAS Seminar”, “ILAS Seminar-E2” and “ILAS Seminar (Overseas)” at Seminars in Liberal Arts and Sciences. Professors in each faculty, graduate course, research institute and center conduct the course for small number of students in a face-to-face relationship, dealing various themes. ”ILAS Seminar-E2” is E2-class taught in English. “ILAS Seminar (Overseas)” contains fieldwork overseas.
When you take ILAS Seminar and “ILAS Seminar-E2”, you need an early application. For further information, refer to the website Early application for ILAS Seminars as follows. Please note that 1st year students are allowed to enroll in only one course, except in the case of “ILAS Seminar-E2” or “ILAS Seminar (Overseas)”.
There is a wide variety of contents--reading history, geography and classics, introducing the latest knowledge of environment, natural resource, universe and medical science etc., field work, and so on--as a university. ① You can realize the meaning of active learning in the university differ from learning in high school. ② You can realize the meaning of learning through the discussion with students and teachers. ③ You can understand the basis of academic writing. The class consists of three points mentioned above. For further information, refer to the syllabus, List of Offered Course.
＜Deal with credits for each department/faculty＞
To deal with credits of ILAS Seminars, Please refer to “Learning – The number of required credit for Liberal Arts and Sciences Course” on the website “Welcome to Kyoto University” or Handbook of Liberal Arts and Sciences Course ”The number of required credit for each department/faculty”. Note that how to approve the earned credits of ILAS Seminars to graduate differs by each department/faculty.