The schedule for SIGLOC-online (Socially Innovative Global Classroom: Online) Programs in 2022-2023
The schedule for the SIGLOC-online 2022-2023 has been announced!
“SIGLOC-online” is a two/three-week intensive course, hosted by Osaka Metropolitan University in Japan, in which students from all over the world work online on social issues to find creative solutions together.
All university students around the world are welcome!
The participation fee is free.
This program aims to yield people who are self-motivated, creative problem-solvers that find solutions to issues that involve, but are not limited to, the government, NPOs or corporations in the future.
We are recruiting students to participate in these programs.
We are looking forward to your participation!
* The schedule is based on Japan Standard Time (JST) and subject to change.
* A registration form will be open on this website on the first day of each application period.
★Application for the 13th SIGLOC-online is now open! (Deadline: June 30)
>Registration and application for the 13th SIGLOC-online
● Program Outline
As a school selected for the FY2018 Inter-University Exchange Project of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Osaka Metropolitan University (OMU) is implementing a Program to Develop Collaborative Social Innovators that uses Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL).
OMU has implemented an entirely online-version of the program, entitled Socially Innovative Global Classroom: Online (SIGLOC-online) since March 2020.
● Purpose of the SIGLOC Program
The purpose of this program is to cultivate social innovators.
Social innovation refers to solving social problems through new products, services and systems. By collaborating with students from other countries, the program will cultivate the ability to “discover issues” and the ability to “find solutions”, and train people who possess the ability to “implement those solutions”.
The 10th SIGLOC-online Report -> click
The 9th SIGLOC-online Report -> click
●Voices from the previous program attendees
Report -> click
Video from the 9th & 8th SIGLOC-online participants -> click
●More about SIGLOC -> click
[Inquiry] Osaka Metropolitan university, COIL Promotion Office -> click
In April 2022, Osaka City University and Osaka Prefecture University merged into a new university―Osaka Metropolitan University (OMU), which has become the largest public university in Japan.