International Social Sciences English Program

Global 30 is the Project for establishing Core Universities for internationalization, which offers a high-quality education and a welcoming environment for international students wishing to study in Japan.

Selected 13 universities, including University of Tsukuba, will function as core schools in Japan for receiving and educating international students.


Bachelor of Arts (International Social Sciences) can be earned through English only classes


  • Developing global citizens who can respond to the needs of a global society, with the ability to accurately recognize, analyze and solve the various problems arising all over the world.
  • Providing discipline-based foundations for insights into cultural, economic, political, social, and information technology issues emerging in the era of globalization.


  • Responding to the diverse and advanced needs of society with strengthened interdependence and cooperation between the College of Social Sciences and the College of International Studies.
  • Focusing on the comprehensive and multidisciplinary study of international affairs, including the study of languages other than English and analytical methods drawn from social sciences and other fields. Offering insights into key topics in both Japanese and international social studies using a multidisciplinary approach.