Program overview

The system of Educational Program has changed from 2018 academic year. The information below is previous one. We will update soon, sorry

The interdisciplinary CoHHO program includes three compulsory, two recommended and many optional modules with lectures on Hills and forests (Mori), Social science (Sato) and Oceans (Umi). An additional lecture with an integrated perspective of these three subjects is also proposed. The compulsory modules are “Integrated Watershed and Coastal Management”, which is offered by first-class international researchers and “International Cooperation through CoHHO”, which allows students to give presentations and discuss in groups based on their internship and/or their master or doctoral research.

The recommended modules include “Internships”, through which students shall experience an on-site training in international organizations and “CoHHO Special Seminar”, in which students’ master or doctoral theses written in English shall be evaluated in relation to the CoHHO studies.

Lectures are conducted in English and English courses are also provided in order to enhance the ability of our students to work at the international level. In order to enable a smooth participation in this program for our students, we also provide an Internship Subsidy, International Society Presentation Subsidy and a Foreign Student Scholarship (Kyoto University‐Nippon Foundation CoHHO Fellowship).

The standard enrollment period for the program is two years; however, it is possible to complete the program in one year.

  • Students who completed the program in 2013 ・・・26 students
  • Students who completed the program in 2014 ・・・23 students
  • Enrolled students (as of April, 2013) ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・77 students
  • Enrolled students (as of April, 2014) ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・54 students

* The curriculum is comprised of lectures on forests in Hilltop, Human activities, and marine/ocean. For details, please see the Syllabus.