準備前往慶應義塾大学留學的各位： 由財團法人亞洲學生文化協會及倍楽生（倍樂生）股份有限公司共同營運的Japan Study Support是提供外國留學生日本留學資訊的網站。慶應義塾大学GIGA (Global Information and Governance Academic) Program -Faculty of Policy Management/Faculty of Environment and Information Studies學部、Letters學部、Economics學部、Law學部、Business and Commerce學部、Medicine學部、Science and Technology學部、Policy Management學部、Environment and Information Studies學部、Pharmacy學部、PEARL (Programme in Economics for Alliances, Research and Leadership)學部等等，各科系的詳細資訊都分別刊載在此網站。有需要慶應義塾大学留學資訊的各位同學，請多多利用此網站查詢。另外，此網站上也有刊載約招收留學生的1300所大學、大學院、短大、專門學校等資訊。
The Application Guidebook for September 2017 “Admissions for Overseas Students (GIGA Program)” is now available.
Please see Admissions for Overseas Students (GIGA Program) Application Guidebook for detailed information.
Problems and issues in our society and the world have become increasingly complex, and designing solutions for them requires a broad integrated knowledge across various fields. The GIGA Program trains students to identify and resolve these complex issues by offering an education that integrates technology, science, design, and governance. The GIGA Program, taught in English, prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary for this era of rapid progress, thus positioning them for preeminent careers in global enterprises.
The program requires at least 124 credits and is designed to be completed in four years, although exceptional students may take advantage of the early graduation system. Rigorous courses in technology, engineering, mathematics, and the sciences will be reinforced by fundamental courses in international relations, development, political science, and language. The Faculty of Policy Management nurtures students in “the humanities integrated with the sciences” who have a focus on the field of Policy Design, International Strategy, Social Innovation, Business and Administration, or Urban and Regional Strategy. Meanwhile, the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies nurtures students in “the sciences integrated with humanities” who have a focus on the field of Novel Computing and Communication Systems, Design Engineering and Media Art, Advanced Biosciences, Environmental Design, or Human Environment. All students are also required to complete a Graduation Project or written thesis during their final two semesters.
In order to train students for productive careers in global enterprises, and prepare them for postgraduate studies at academic institutions around the world, the GlGA Program features two distinct requirements. First, core lectures are held solely in English, requiring students to possess a high proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing the language. Second, students are expected to participate in research projects from an early stage, typically during their second year.
GIGA Program students come from diverse backgrounds in culture, language, nationality, ethnicity, religion and educational system. Below shows the nationalities of the registered international students who entered Faculty of Environment and Information Studies through Admission for GIGA Program
between 2011 and 2015. Please refer to the following link in order to find the total number of international students studying at SFC.
Shonan Fujisawa Campus(SFC)
This future-oriented campus seeks to maintain a balance between providing latest technology and a rich natural environment.
World-Class Training in ICT and Governance
The Faculty of Policy Management trains students to identify and resolve social problems. These "problem-solving professionals" can then become the leader of the society. The world today faces many problems such as environmental pollution, energy crisis, economic gap between rich and poor, regional wars, ethnic conflicts and religious tension. None of these problems can be understood or resolved through a single field of study. A more comprehensive approach is needed to resolve these problems. The Faculty of Policy Management creates the right environment for students to experience the way policies are made, through the process of demonstration, experiment and evaluation of results. By experiencing these processes and employing new information networks students can find an integrative approach to problem solving. The Faculty also encourages students to conduct fieldwork and participate in internship programs to acquire practical experience.
The twenty-first century is characterized by a special emphasis on "Environment and Information" which must be integrated in higher education to resolve contemporary problems. The Faculty of Environment and Information Studies introduces students to the methodologies of new sciences, technology and design, and teaches them how to apply their newly-acquired knowledge to help them to understand about planet earth, human beings, society, nature and life, and find solutions to problems.
The Faculty of Environment and Information Studies seeks (1) mathematics and science majors who can learn and apply methods of advanced technologies to society, (2) arts majors who can use such technologies for social improvement, and (3) mathematics and science or arts major who can exclusively study the subject as undergraduates.
Research at SFC is inter-disciplinary and not bound by any rigid academic structure. Approximately one hundred research activities in various research areas are conducted in the Faculty of Policy Management and the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies.