Glocal Summer School Program 2022 Tokyo Tech Online


Published: July 20, 2022

A 2-day intensive training program in problem solving and creative idea to solve world-scale problems for approximately 30 graduate school students (from doctoral, masters degree program and professional masters degree program), international exchange students and individual workers, with different academic or professional background. "Glocal" is the idea combing local and global points to develop an individuals invention to innovation. This program, titled "Design for Humanity - WomEn Work", focuses on ideas for better working places for women and how to develop an individual's invention to worldwide innovation. Participating graduate students from doctoral and masters programs in mixed group, through discussions, activities, modeling, and poster presentation, can acquire the ability of leadership, interdisciplinary knowledge, and communication, not only to lead a team as a researcher or an entrepreneur but also to create a collaboration, to establish networks with researchers in other specialties and to understand the extraprofessional knowledge and a new viewpoint by cultural exchange.

On the final day, each team will participate in poster presentation. Teams with excellent proposals will receive an award.



Monday, September 12, 2022 – Tuesday, September 13, 2022




Approximately 30 persons




Those who can participate for the 2 days. Graduate Student (Masters Program, Professional Masters Degree Program, and Doctoral Program), Research Student*, Special Auditing Student*, International Exchange Student*

*About detail, see the Website.


From Monday, August 8 to Friday, September 2, 2022. Before 5:00 p.m.


Deadline date may be extended if we have vacant seats

Application Method


(one credit of Liberal Arts Courses)

  • LAH.C619: Glocal Doctor Japan Y1, (for students in doctoral program)
  • LAH.A541: Glocal Japan Y1, (for students in masters degree program and professional masters degree program)


  • Monday, September 12, 2022
    Opening Remarks, General Instruction, Team Building, Lecture
  • Tuesday, September 13, 2022
    Team Activity for Final Presentation, Preparation, Final Presentation, Award for Team

Special Lecturers


Professor, Tokyo Keizai University, Faculty of Contemporary Law

Interest areas: Tort of invasion of privacy in Japan, Protecting data privacy
Lecture: "Protecting and sharing womens personal information in the workplace from a legal standpoint"

In the workplace, there is a lack of understanding of peoples personal situations in the work environment. This lecture focuses on how to protect womens personal private information in the workplace.


Managing Executive Officer and Chief Diversity Officer, The Norinchukin Bank

Lecture: "What would be important for women to be able to demonstrate their full potential in the workplace?"

I have been working in the Japanese financial industry for more than 30 years. In this lecture, I would like to consider what would be important for women to be able to demonstrate their full potential in the workplace on the basis of my personal views and experiences.

Guest & Referee

Manabu KANDA
Vice President for Teaching and Learning

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