About the Intellectual Gymnastics Programs

Osaka University has long offered a range of educational programs oriented toward the “Fusion of Knowledge” and the “Integration of Knowledge with Society.” To provide students with more flexible choices, these programs have now been reorganized as “Intellectual Gymnastics Programs”.

*1 S (Special) = Programs with special conditions attached (restrictions on students’ affiliations, selection processes, etc.), or programs provided as part of JST or MEXT schemes
*2 Graduate Program for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies in the C2 category requires at least 5 credits in total.
*3 The Cross-Boundary Innovation Program is open to all graduate schools except Osaka University Law School.
*4 Some subjects have restrictions on eligible departments.
*5 Coursework completion certificates are provided for Program for Leading Graduate Schools, but you need to complete your graduate school course of study in order to complete the program fully.