Study and Research
(Last update in December, 2017)

Course registration, completion and examination requirements vary according to the student’s school and status. Students are therefore advised to consult with the office of their school with regard to these matters.
The following briefly explains items that are most likely to be of concern to international students.

1. Academic Advisors

Students encountering difficulties with regard to their studies or campus life, are encouraged to make an appointment with their academic advisors for assistance. The practice of making appointments with faculty is different from school to school. Please consult the office of your school for further inforamtion.

2. Degrees

Degrees will be granted to undergraduate and graduate students who have completed the necessary courses in the given amount of time, earned the required number of credits, and satisfied the requirements of the school. Contact the office of your school for further details.

3. Research

Over the course of their study at Nagoya University students are normally required to submit essays, reports or research disserations. In all their written coureswork, students should adopt good academic writing practice and avoid plangiarism and related offences. It is recommended that students actively attend related courses and seminars offered at the university (e.g. workshops by Mei-Writing) in order to improve their writing skills.

Nagoya University Writing Center (Mei-Writing)

4. Tutors

All international students are eligible to receive tutoring for one year (two years for undergraduate students) after arriving in Japan. Generally tutors are fellow students majoring in a similar field of study. International students who meet the necessary requirements can also become tutors of other international students. Ask the office of your school for further information.

Tutor Handbook2017 (24.3MB)
List of revised parts of the Tutor Handbook (71kb)
Outlines of the tutor system (p.80--p.83 of the Tutor Handbook) for presentation is available
(in English 668KB / in Japanese 696KB)

5. Teaching Assistants (TA)

Students in either Master’s or Ph.D.programs may apply for TA positions and assist instructors in teaching at undergraduate and graduate courses for about 2 to 10 hours per week. Ph.D. candidates are qualified to hold TA positions in graduate courses as well. Please inquire at the office of your school for further details with regard to eligibility and application procedures.

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