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Industry-Academia Collaborative Education Program (formerly Internship Program)

Business summary

University Consortium Kyoto’s industry-university collaborative education program is positioned as a part of university learning, and aims to “stimulate the desire to learn”, “cultivate a high sense of professionalism”, and “develop human resources with independence and originality” through the fusion of practical experience and educational research. This educational program was launched in 1998, ahead of other countries in the country. We provide not only simple work experience, but also career education with a curriculum that fosters basic skills for working adults by thinking about “work” from a practical perspective.

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How to apply

For detailed information on the industry-academia collaborative education program and how to apply, please check the portal site.

University Consortium Kyoto Industry-Academia Collaborative Education Program Portal Site

Course description

Externship (work experience) course (former business course/public course)
[Business class/public class]

This is a course in which students conduct training for at least two weeks (10 working days) at a company, government agency, or non-profit organization from August to mid-September.

Through a structured learning program consisting of [pre-learning] → [practical training] → [post-learning], students deepen their understanding of the real world, acquire social skills and a view of work, and learn how to deal with issues in student life after the practical training. The aim is to organize and clarify goals. For pre- and post-study, business classes are organized by industry/industry, and public classes are organized by government/non-profit organization, allowing students to conduct industry research, exchange hands-on experience, and have discussions with students from other universities. , toward achieving the goal.

Details about the externship (work experience) course (portal site link)

Project planning practice course (formerly long-term project course)

This is a five-month course from mid-June to late November in which students work on themes and projects presented by companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.

Through the project, the goal is to acquire the ability to look at the real world from various angles, grasp the current situation, discover issues, and solve those issues. This is a program in which trainees carry out results-oriented activities in line with the project theme (issue) presented to the trainees by the accepting company/organization.

Details about the project planning practice course (portal site link)

Basic policy

At University Consortium Kyoto, we implement industry-academia collaborative education programs based on the following basic policy, as they are part of university education.

Basic policy regarding the implementation of industry-academia collaborative education programs

Portal site

Detailed information on the industry-academia collaborative education program for students, companies, and organizations is available on the portal site.

University Consortium Kyoto Industry-Academia Collaborative Education Program Portal Site

Contact information

Internship Project Promotion Office, University Consortium Kyoto Public Interest Incorporated Foundation
*The name will change to “Industry-Academia Collaborative Education Project Promotion Office” from April 2024.
TEL 075-353-9106 FAX 075-353-9101
〒600-8216 Inside Campus Plaza Kyoto, Nishinotoin Dori Shiokoji, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City
*Counter reception hours: Tuesday to Saturday 9:00 to 17:00 (excluding year-end and New Year holidays)

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