IUK aims to contribute to the local society through various works, education and research such as: open classes, field work with highschools, and the support of many schools by students volunteer groups.
Workshop on "Mishima" island in Kagoshima
An agreement with Mishima Island allowed the promotion of various activities, including the performing arts peculiar to a locality, research on excavational investigation of the ruins of a castle and other buildings, at museum exhibition, lecture for revitalization of outlying islands, photography display, one day cruise and lecture and display at cultural festivals produced by villagers.
Tie-up program with high schools and IUK
Experiential learning at IUK
This experiential learning project tie-up with high schools allows high school students to learn how to utilize the library resources and take lectures from graduate school students how to conduct research.
Lectures at high schools by IUK professors
This experiential learning tie-up with highschools allows highschool students to learn various subjects from visiting university professors.
Volunteer activities at elementary schools
Students who wish to become a teacher in the future teach English, calligraphy, music and swimming to children at elementary schools on a voluntary basis. This is one of the projects for supporting children in the region.
This joint program with the Japan society for the promotion of science is conducted with a Scientific research foundation in the forefront of research providing young people with the motivation to learn. The project theme is "Approaching people who lived 2,000 years ago by investigating earthenware. Archaeology, History, Psychology and Science". Graduate and undergraduate students advise high school students.