The objective of this course is an introduction to the history, social, political and educational systems of Germany.
Emphasis will be placed on contemporary public issues such as the German reunification, Germany’s role in the
international community and Germany’s aging society. By means of discussions, lectures, reading, writing and class
presentations, students will reflect the German national character with that of contemporary Japanese.
Message to those taking this Course:
Students are strongly encouraged to contribute to the class by active participation in group work, and discussions.
- Exam（Final Exam 30%）
- Attendance, Participation（regular attendance 50%）
- Other（group project presentation 20%）