Learn more about what makes the ICU educational experience unique.
ICU was founded in 1953 as Japan's first "liberal arts college." The defining characteristic of the ICU education has been its ability to develop human resources capable of flourishing on the global stage and making pragmatic contributions to the peace and coexistence of humanity as a whole.
Features of ICU Classes
Learn more about how ICU uses small class sizes to encourage independent learning.
These pages focus on the many study abroad opportunities ICU offers and the bilingual Japanese-English education that has characterized the university since its establishment.
Approximately 600 students from Japan and abroad live together at ICU dormitories.
Stories; Students, Faculty, Alumni
Interviews with current students, alumni, and faculty members illuminate the ICU education.
With OpenCourseWare, ICU makes classes available online, free of charge.
Since opening in 1960, the library has played a central role in the university's education and research initiatives. The ICU library always boasts some of the highest usage rates and lending rates of all university libraries.
In hopes of pushing education and research to higher levels, ICU teams with other universities, institutions, and graduate schools on organizational education research.
Open to Society
ICU gives benefits back to society by sponsoring lifelong learning courses, museum events, organ concerts, and more.
- Liberal Arts
- Features of ICU Classes
- International Character
- Japanese-English Bilingual Education [College of Liberal Arts]
- International Exchange/Study Abroad Programs
- A Diversity-Rich Campus
- International Service Learning
- Global ICU
- Summer Courses in Japanese
- Student Dormitories [Campus Life & Careers]
- Stories; Students, Faculty, Alumni [About]
- Explore Our Classes
- University Consortium
- Open to Society