global Project Based Learning (gPBL)

What is gPBL?

What is gPBL
Students from Japan and overseas partner universities working as tag teams will discuss and solve problems presented by professors, Japanese corporations and organizations. SIT encourages students to be engaged in acquiring problem solving capabilities, systems thinking, and systems management skills through this problem solving experience.

Sample schedule

Day1Arrival in Japan 
Day2Opening ceremony/ Guidance/ Campus tourCase and site visit
Day3Lecture by professorGroup work
Day4Group workCompany and research center  visit
Day5Group workGroup work
Day6Group workPresentation of case analysis
Day7Group workGroup work
Day8Group workGroup work
Day9Departure from Japan 

List of programs

at SIT

at partner university


GPA in scale of 3Amount of Scholarship/student
Over 2.3JPY80,000
Less than 2.3JPY60,000
- The applicants must be regular students. - The applicants are not allowed to obtain any scholarship from the other organization more than JPY80,000 per month during the program.
ContactDivision of Global Initiatives
3-7-5 Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-8548, Japan (2F Classroom and Administration Building Toyosu campus)
TEL +81-(0)3-5859-7140 / FAX +81-(0)3-5859-7141