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What we mean by
“Learning” is changing
at Osaka University
of Tourism.

Support people in their
current situation,
develop people
onward from their
current situation.

Osaka University of Tourism is the one place on this earth where people can learn fundamental knowledge that will support them in their current situation and develop people onward from their current situation.

What we at Osaka University of Tourism think this new “learning” to be What we at Osaka University of Tourism think this new “learning” to be

What we at
Osaka University
of
Tourism think
this new “learning” to be:

We nurture the growth of an autonomous, spontaneous “identity” that is able to take an active part in society through activities such as selecting which information is necessary to accept or reject, and by flexibly combining and activating various fields of study.
For that purpose, a curriculum and studio course to replace the current Seminar system have been established that are made up of the five academic disciplines that cultivate the skills and knowledge necessary to be able to take an active part in real society.

The “Human Profile”
that we
at
Osaka University of
Tourism strive to raise is:

The Department
of Tourism

We strive to educate
a person
who can actively
take part in
the
real Tourism Industry

The Department
of Cross
Cultural Studies

Our drive is to raise an
educated
person with
the leadership
qualities
that the global
society demands.

The way to approach studies
in each department

The Department of Tourism
The Department
of Tourism

Students can consider their ideal future selves, and subsequently choose which studio theme related to Tourism Studies, such as Tourism Management, Regional Promotion, and Culture, is the best match for them.

The Department of Cross Cultural Studies
The Department
of Cross Cultural Studies

Students can challenge themselves by choosing a studio from amongst the disciplines of Sociology, Culture, Language, Politics, Economics, the Arts, and Psychology in which they will learn to discover problems, and create projects that offer complete solutions those problems.

The “5 Academic skills
you will attain” while
studying at
Osaka University of Tourism

  • 1

    The skill to analyze a problem
    and think logically about it.

  • 2

    The skill to write effectively with clarity.

  • 3

    The skill to take core information
    from written materials.

  • 4

    The skill to relate your own thoughts
    to others in appropriate language.

  • 5

    The necessary language ability
    for the work place.

Courses Shared by the 2 Departments A NEW CURRICULM
that is Standard
around the world.
Studio Subjects Studio Subjects

The Global
Communication Subjects

  1. English
  2. Japanese
    (For International
    Students)
  3. Spanish
  4. French
  1. Asian European langueges
  2. Korean
  3. Chinese

Arts and
Science Subjects

Physics and Chemistry

  1. Biology
  2. Chemistry
  3. Physics
  4. Computer Sciences
  5. Environmental Studies
  6. Geography
  7. Mathematics

Social Sciences

  1. Economics
  2. International Relations
  3. Management
  4. Politics and Law
  5. Sociology

Cultural Sciences / Interdisciplinary Research

  1. Anthropology
  2. Health Science
  3. History
  4. Geography
  5. Literature
  6. Linguistics(Japanese Language)
  7. Philosophy and Study of Religions
  8. Psychology
  9. Fine Arts and History of Fine Arts
  10. Music
  11. Performing Arts
  12. Interdisciplinary Research

Tourism Subjects

  1. Tourism Foundation Studies
  2. Tourism Management
  3. Regional Promotion
  4. Culture

Business & Practical

  1. Accounting
  2. Practical
  3. IT Training
  1. Career
  2. Internship

The Global
Communication Subjects

  1. English
  2. Japanese
    (For International
    Students)
  3. Spanish
  4. French
  5. Asian European langueges
  6. Korean
  7. Chinese

Arts and
Science Subjects

Physics and Chemistry

  1. Biology
  2. Physics
  3. Computer Sciences
  4. Environmental Studies
  5. Geography
  6. Mathematics

Social Sciences

  1. Economics
  2. International Relations
  3. Management
  4. Politics and Law
  5. Sociology

Cultural Sciences /
Interdisciplinary Research

  1. Anthropology
  2. Health Science
  3. History
  4. Geography
  5. Literature
  6. Linguistics
    (Japanese Language)
  1. Philosophy and Study of Religions
  2. Psychology
  3. Music
  4. Performing Arts
  5. Interdisciplinary Research

Tourism Subjects

  1. Tourism Foundation Studies
  2. Tourism Management
  3. Regional Promotion
  4. Culture

Business & Practical

  1. Accounting
  2. Practical
  3. IT Training
  4. Career
  5. Internship

The Studio System

Students take on Studio Projects in an interdisciplinary and practical setting, having selected with the guidance of their studio professor, which subjects to learn, in what field of academic skills, that relate to their project.

The Characteristics
of the Studio System

  1. A real world project based on one theme is set. 
  2. Involves an interdisciplinary approach. 
  3. Provided training in intellectual skill acquisition
  4. With the counselling of their studio lecturer students discover; plan and register the courses and subjects that are best for them in order to reach their future goals.
  5. Portfolio Creation

There are 4 academic
disciplines
and practical fields
of study and
38 subject classifications

You will be able to graduate if you can satisfactorily gain academic units from these 38 subject classifications within the 4 disciplines of study.

Furthermore, the curriculum is structured in an easy to understand way where the level of easiness to difficulty and specificity of study differs over 3 stages. (The 100 level stage: is the foundation studies level; the 200 level stage: a deepening stage where students prepare to enter their specific field of study; the 300 level stage: where students carry out specific research).