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【Call for Participants】SOKENDAI Freshman Course (Second Semester 2017)


Place:SOKENDAI, Hayama Campus

This is to inform you regarding the “SOKENDAI Freshman Course Second Semester 2017” which is comprised of “Frontiers of Knowledge”,
“Student Seminar”, “Researchers and Society” and “Communication skills for researchers”.
Freshman Course

“Freshman Course” (2 credits) gives new students opportunities to develop fundamental knowledge and skills necessary for researchers.

Please make sure to take SOKENDAI Freshman Course, because it is a compulsory subject for students of three- and five-year Ph.D. courses.

(It is an optional subject for students of School of Cultural and Social Studies School of High Energy Accelerator Science)

For newly enrolled three-year doctoral course students of Department of Statistical Science in or after October 2017, the Course may become elective.
Please ask your department office for updated information.

Students who will not able to take Freshman Course this time for special reason, please be sure to take this course in other terms.
(First Semester : in Japanese, Second Semester : in English)


1. Schedule

October 10 (Tue.)  ~  October 13 (Fri.), 2017


2. Venue

Hayama Campus, SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies)


*Please use either the JR train to Zushi station and change to a bus leaving for [Shonan Kokusaimura Center](Zu16 or Zu26)/[湘南国際村センター](逗16 or 逗26系統) at platform no.1
or the Keikyu train to Shin-Zushi station and change to bus leaving at platform no.1.


3. Accommodation

LOFOS SONAN *3-minute walk from the Hayama Campus



4. Language

The course will be offered in English.


Freshman Course in April (April 10 to 13, 2018) will be offered in Japanese.

Students who have difficulty in English might take this course in April.


5. Eligible Participants

*SOKENDAI New Students (entered for the 2nd semester in 2017)

*SOKENDAI Current Students, and Faculty Members


6. Application submission deadline & where to apply

*New Students :

Please submit together with admission documents during the admission procedure period

(September 20 – September 25) to the following section by post.

>Student Welfare Section, Academic and Student Affairs Division

Tel: +81-46-858-1525

E-mail: kousei@ml.soken.ac.jp


*Current Students and Faculty Members :

Please submit the application form to the office of SOKENDAI Freshman Course via

e-mail by September 25, 2017.

E-mail: fc2017@ml.soken.ac.jp


7. Necessary documents for the application

■ Registration Form for SOKENDAI Freshman Course (Second Semester 2017)

■Local Remittance Registration

(For those who have not registered account information)

■Application Form for Nursery Support (as needed)


8. Support for transportation expenses

We will support transportation expenses and accommodation fee according to

the payment rules of SOKENDAI.


9. Contact Information

Office for SOKENDAI Freshman Course

E-mail: fc2017@ml.soken.ac.jp


For details, please refer to the separate “Registration Guidelines for SOKENDAI Freshman Course (Second Semester 2017) and
[ATTACHMENT 1] SOKENDAI Freshman Course (Second Semester 2017).


※Your personal information will be used only for this event.


(Japanese only)


Posted On 2017.08.08 By CPIS Office
Shonan Village, Hayama, Kanagawa 240-0193 Japan




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