Open to Society

Open to Society

ICU works to share its intellectual resources for the benefit of the wider community. Among the many activities offered are lectures open to the general public, special exhibits at the campus museum, and organ performances at the University Chapel.

ICU Hachiro Yuasa Memorial Museum

In addition to regular exhibitions, the Museum offers special exhibitions three times a year and holds open lectures, as well. Please refer to the museum's website for opening hours, current exhibitions, and other details.

ICU Sacred Music Center

The Sacred Music Center holds organ concerts, Christmas concerts, organ workshops and other events.

Lifelong Learning

Established in April 1988, Lifelong Learning lectures echo the university's founding spirit in offering the kind of academic content that is distinctive to ICU.

University Open Lectures for Mitaka Citizens (auditing options for local residents)

ICU opens some of tis classes to members of the local community. (For the citizens of Mitaka, there is a subsidy from the city office.)

Mitaka Network University Website

This program started in 2005 through a joint effort uniting multiple educational institutions, research institutions, and the government of Mitaka City. By making academic resources open to the public and working to meet the intellectual needs of the local community, the program aims to create a "community university" with education and learning functionality, research and development functionality, and contact and networking functionality through the cooperation of civic, academic, industrial, and public groups.

Global Leadership Studies (GLS)

Global Leadership Studies (GLS) at ICU, is designed for business people from Japanese and International companies and aims at developing knowledge-based critical thinking, intercultural social skills and an understanding of events and changes in economic, social, scientific and political arenas. It's all in English and a residential program during the summer.

Research Institutes and Centers

ICU's eight research institutes and education/research centers host seminars, lectures, symposiums and other events in addition to their research activities.