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Kanazawa Medical University  Center for International Exchange

CIE Activities
The Center for International Exchange (CIE) contributes to internationalization in education, research and healthcare service in accordance with policies instituted by the Committee on International Exchange.

English Proofreading  and Recording Service
CIE faculty members provide a proofreading and speech recording service for KMU faculty and staff in support of research activities. To use this service, please fill out an application form available from the following page (KMU intranet only) and send to CIE by E-mail.

to application page (intranet only) 

English Language Classes "Evening English" 
Classes are open to faculty, staff, and students of KMU at a reduced fee. Instructors are from the KMU English Department.
Currently there are 3 levels available:

Beginner (Thursdays 5:30-6:45)
This class is for beginners and reintroduces basic listening and speaking. The goal is to get you used to using English again

Intermediate (Wednesdays 5:30-6:45)
This class is for low-intermediate students and builds general language skills using a 3 skills textbook. Reading, listening and emphasis on speaking.

Advanced (Thursdays 5:30-6:45)
This class is an on-going topic-based discussion class. Students are encouraged to share opinions. Instructor and students will provide material.

Late Advanced (Thursdays 7:00-8:15)
Same as the above

Each Session consists of 10 lessons.
CIE provides an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to take the TOEFL-ITP test at KMU once a year.
CIE Annual Lecture and Workshop
To support KMU faculty and staff in presenting and publishing their research activities, CIE organizes an educational lecture and workshop once a year.
Kaleidoscope English Circle
International researchers and graduate students have the opportunity to meet one Friday a month from 17:30 to 18:30 to enjoy a cup of tea while casually discussing in English a variety of topics.
Staff and students also welcome.