1. Courses Descriptions

Last Update: 2018/10/25

Course Descriptions

IPLA 2018-2019  Fall Spring (To be updated in March 2019)

IPLA 2017-2018  Fall Spring

IPLA 2016-2017  Fall Spring

IPLA 2015-2016  Fall Spring

Course List and Time Table (Fall Semester 2018)

IPLA Timetable_201801009


  1. Japanese

Japanese Corporate Culture, Employment Practices
Global Education
International Project I
Japanese Communication Behaviors: Japanese Values
Non-profit Organization (Special Lectures)
Macroeconomics I
Language and Culture
English for Advanced Students
Japanese Business and Economy A
Understanding Japan through Japanese Traditional Culture
Introduction to Humanities and Social Sciences
Introduction to Special Needs Education in Japan
Political Economy (Special Lectures)
History of Political Economy
Internationalization of Sendai City
Career Development
Understanding Japan through Japanese Traditional Culture
Studies of Japanese Culture
Microeconomics I
International Economics (Special Lectures)
Global Company Research
History of Tohoku University
Karate for Beginners 
Internship Preparation
Special Lecture Financial Engineering
Global Business Leadership
Deepening One's Understanding of Oneself and Others
Japanese Art History 
Food Economics
Promoting Human Rights Education
English Literature and Linguistics (Introductory Reading) II
Business Communication A
International Project Building: Short Film Creation 
Japanese Universities and Students
Karate and Japanese Culture 
Intermediate Econometrics (Special Lectures) I

Science, Technology, and Industry of Japan


IPLA Research Project

The IPLA Research Project is an independent study course focusing on a certain topic within your major or interest. The classes are conducted either one-on-one or in small groups. You will meet your instructor on a regular basis to confirm the progress of your research and complete the final paper by the end of the semester. It is an opportunity for you to deepen your studies at a higher level with professors at Tohoku University. Different topics will be offered each semester.

Past Research Topics

 ・Frontal Lobe Activity and its Relevance for the Theories of Action
 ・Philosophy of Language
 ・Child Labor in Cambodia