Community Service-Learning


The Community Service-Learning course started in 1999. Students engage themselves in service activities at domestic NPO and NGO, public organizations, and local communities in Japan. Students have regularly worked at partner institutions. Students are also encouraged to explore new service sites that meet their interests by negotiating with host organizations on their own. Both custom-made and regularly-conducted Community Service-Learning offers excellent opportunities to gain deeper insight into Japanese society.


JSSL -Japan Summer Service-Learning Program

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JSSL is a joint program hosted by ICU and Middlebury College( USA). About 20 students from ICU, Middlebury College and other Asian universities engage in services at a farm, elementary/junior high schools, facilities for elderly adults and child-support both in rural areas and Mitaka City. Students from the various cultural backgrounds will provide them opportunities to reflect on the service and the Japanese society from the different point of view.

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