Kwansei Gakuin University – Cross Cultural College

The Cross-Cultural College (CCC) is a collaborative education project between Japan and Canada: Kwansei Gakuin University, Mount Allison University, Queen’s University, Western University, and the University of Toronto.

The KGU CCC offers the following course: Global Career Seminar in Canada (0.5 credit) during February Reading Week. It aims to introduce current business issues, and provide students with an opportunity to analyze and find solutions for actual problems that are assigned to them by companies/ organizations based in Canada. You will work on a business case together with students from Japan and Canada. Previous companies that students have worked on cases for include Air Canada, Uniqlo, Toyota, & more!

The program involves online Pre-Seminar Sessions that begin in November until January, and synchronous virtual seminars for 1 week during the winter Reading Week in February:

Check the Program Syllabus and Program Fee here.

Online Lecture Series (both asynchronous and synchronous): November 4, 2023 -January 26, 2024

12 Online Pre-Seminar Sessions (including 3 synchronous sessions: Nov 17, once between late November to mid-December, and Jan 26, 6:00-7:30 pm)

Intensive In-person Seminar Period: February 19-24, 2024 at the University of Toronto St. George Campus

APPLY HERE: Application closes on Wednesday, October 11th at noon (EST).

Please email if you have any questions.

Note: Cross-Cultural College’s Certificate Program (CP): Students who complete one or more courses through Cross-Cultural College including the Global Career Seminar in Canada (Winter, February), Global Career Seminar in Japan (Summer, July), and/or Global Internship in Japan (Summer, August) may be eligible for the Certificate Program!


Country(ies): Canada
City: Toronto
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Winter
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: Application Deadline: October 11, 2023


Language of Study: English
Level of Study: Undergrad
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Study
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: 69,000 Yen
Funding: IE Awards available


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.25; Must have at least 2 semesters of study completed by January 2024.