Guidance for Lectures & Certificate Programs at Center for Sustainability Science, Hokkaido University
Guidance for Lectures &Certificate Programsat Center for Sustainability ScienceHUIGS: Hokkaido University Inter-departmental Graduate Study inSustainabilityStraSS: Sustainability Leader and Meister Program 2013.4.4
Sustainability"Sustainable development is development that meets theneeds of the present without compromising the ability offuture generations to meet their own needs.” Brundtland Report 1987 Three elements of these implications;1)A common agenda that Sustainability refers to the SustainableDevelopment of society,2)To realize Sustainable Development while allocating finite resourcesfor human needs, we need to maintain the ecological servicesprovided by the earth as conditioned by the current state oftechnological and social structures, and3)Sustainable Development must ensure we meet present and futureneeds.
Sustainability and Sustainability Science• Sustainability Science as the Science of Sustainability dependent on a notion of multiple disciplines addressing a common theme, Sustainable Development . National Research Council (1999)• Sustainability Science is problem-driven, with the goal of creating and applying a cluster of interdisciplinary knowledge to support the decision-making for Sustainability Development.
Your motivations to come to CENSUS (Center for Sustainability Science) 1. You want to take lecture(s) just for credits (the common graduate course: 大学院共通講義 ); 1. You want to study Sustainability Science ; 1. You want to get a certificate(s); 1. HUIGS (Hokkaido University Inter-department Graduate Study in Sustainability ) 2. StraSS (Special coordinated training program for Sustainability Leaders and Sustainability ‘Misters’ ) 3. SSC (Sustainability Science Consortium)
Why should you take certificates in Sustainability Science? Extend your interdisciplinary views Gain competences (ability to solve sustainability issues with knowledge and skills) International experiences Improve your English communication skills Better opportunities in the Job markets
Hokkaido University Inter-departmental Graduate Study in Sustainability (HUIGS) Sustainability Leader-Meister (StraSS) Program • Degree education (Master & PhD) at graduate schools • Sustainability Certificate Programs at CENSUS Sustainability Leader Degree HUIGS (Master Level) program Sustainability I and II Sustainability I and II 1) Leadership Master program Two elective classes 2) Culture, Language & … from the HUIGS list 3) Field study (ECOSUS) + 4) Policy 5) Ethics Sustainability “Meister” Ph.D program ( Ph.D Level) On-site problem solving training Trainer training
Three types of certificates(1) HUIGS (8 credits) 1. Compulsory lectures: Sustainability Science 1 and 2 (4 credits). 2. Elective lectures: two minor lectures (4 credits) It is a little complicated to pick up elective lecture(s), because elective lectures are different for each graduate school. Please refer to page 8 of Hokkaido Univ. CENSUS Education Program Course Guide. 3. Master Degree.(2) StraSS (12 credits)(3) SSC (Sustainability Science Consortium) (10 credits) 1. Sustainability Science V. (five-universities joint lectures) 2. Sus. I, II, and 2 elective lectures other than Sus. V.
Lectures provided by CENSUS(1) Title Key words Semester Sustainability Science I Interaction between human & the Earth system Monday 1 サステナビリティ学 俯瞰講義 I 地球システムと人間の関わりと持続性 2 credits Wisdom for sustainability of human & social Sustainability Science II systems Thursday 1 サステナビリティ学 俯瞰講義 I 人間，社会システムの持続性と持続性を保つ英知 2 credits (Only available in Japanese) Sustainability Science III 8 月 2-6 日 地域の持続性、富良野、下川、フィールド学習 -地域の持続的発展のための ガバナンス （集中） エコツーリズム Sustainability Science IV Collect the newest sustainability information byサスティナビリティ学最新情報収 yourself. TBA 2 集 Sustainability Science V Joint class room efforts via the Polycom system July 13-15 1 サステイナビリティ学最前線 with U of Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka and Ibaragi.Sustainability Science VI TBA ODA & sustainability in developing countries 2ODA と開発途上国の持続可能性 Intensive Sustainability Science VII土地利用研究の最前線： Land Use, GIS TBA 2 国際土地共同プロジェクト http://www.glp.hokudai.ac.jp/ Intensive GLP
Lectures provided by CENSUS(2) Title Key words Semester ECOSUS Field trip, group work, training vessel, Intensive地域持続モデル構築フィールド研修 planning for local sustainability 2 creditsAsian/African Culture, Language & Understand of cultural differences, Local Regionalism (CLR) ability to explain own cultural 1 credits 2アジア・アフリカ地域知・文化・言 background 語論Practical Environmental. Leadership Transformational leadership, vision Thursday Theory 2 formulation 1 credits 実践環境リーダーシップ論 Environmental Policy Tuesday Policy process, formulation, evaluation 2 環境政策 2 credits Environmental justice, Human rights, Friday Environmental Ethics Democracy, Env. values 2 credits 2 環境倫理
Corresponding table Title HUSTEP (Hokkaido Univ. Short Term Exchange Program) Sustainability Science I Interaction between Humans and the Earth Sustainability Science II Knowledge for Sustainability of Human & Social Systems Sustainability Science IV Latest Information on Sustainability Sustainability Science V Frontiers of Sustainability Science Sustainability Science VI ODA & Sustainability of Developing Countries Sustainability Science VII At the Cutting Edge of Land Use Research
Sustainability Science I and IIIntroduction class for Sustainability ScienceInstructors: Tanaka, Tsuji, Chittenden, Yajima, IshimuraBirds-eye view lectures on Sustainability ScienceSustainability Science 1: with a focus on natural scienceSustainability Science 2: with a focus on humanity and socialsciences.Global classroom with six universities; Hokkaido Univ. (Sapporo, Hakodate) Univ. of Palangka Raya, University of Gadjah Mada (Indonesia) 2iE (Burkina Faso) Nat. Cheng Kung Univ. (Taiwan) Start April 8 Zhejiang Univ. (China) Monday 18:30Date: Monday & Thursday 18:30-20:00Venue: CENSUS lecture room (Sapporo) Lecture room 8(Hakodate)
Sustainability Science V organized jointly by 5 Japanese universities Instructors: Chittenden, Yajima, IshimuraHokkaido University is a member of Sustainability Science Consortium (SSC) consisting of 5 universities; Hokudai, Tokyo univ., Ibaraki univ., Kyoto univ., and Osaka univ.Each university provides two lectures on Sustainability Science to the other universities through the internet video conference system (Polycom).Intensive course: July 13-15 9:00- 18:00Venue: CENSUS lecture room (Sapporo) Lecture room 8 (Hakodate)
ECOSUS: Field Training for Making a SustainableRegion10-day field study looking at creating a sustainablesocietyInstructors: Tanaka, Tsuji, Chittenden, Yajima, Ishimura Four options! ECOSUS Hokkaido Summer: focus on agriculture and energy August 17-27 ECOSUS China in September ECOSUS Taiwan in September ECOSUS Aqua (Hokkaido) November If you register for StraSS, the costs will be covered. We will update information soon including the deadline for an application.
Registration StraSS and HUIGS(1) Lecture registration at your faculty （履修届け、 risyu-todoke). You should register your lectures with your Academic Affairs Section ( 教務係、 kyomu-kakari).(2) Program (HUIGS, StraSS) registration to the center.Submit the application sheet to email@example.com,firstname.lastname@example.org, respectively.Deadline: April 19th (Friday) (rigid adherence)the application sheet p.23 of Course Guide book or download fromhttp://www.census.hokudai.ac.jp/forstudent.html
More informationThe top page.http://www.census.hokudai.ac.jpFor HUIGShttp://www.census.hokudai.ac.jp/forstudent.htmlFor StraSShttp://www.census.hokudai.ac.jp/strass 17