Student Life & Support
To help students settle smoothly into life in Japan, and make the most of their time whilst studying at the ILA, Doshisha University offers various support services and extracurricular activities.
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International Peer Support Program
Lifestyle Support Advisers are available for international students to give advice and answer questions regarding their academic and daily lives. The advisers are generally international graduate students from the same countries as the advisees, and offer support on settling into life in Japan and understanding Japanese society. See also Office of International Students.
Clubs and Societies
Health and Counseling
International Community Lounge
This is a space for international students and the university community to facilitate cross-cultural exchange, find language partners, conduct meetings and study. See also International Community Lounge Page.
Japanese Language and Culture Courses
International Students can choose a wide variety of Japanese language and culture courses to improve their Japanese language and cultural understanding.
Students Support Services Center
The Student Support Services Center provides general information on campus life and studies, and offers counseling and self-development activities. The university also plans and sponsors various extracurricular activities including camping, lectures, concerts and film screenings.