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Course Detail

Standard Academic Year
Course delivery methods
Subjects allied to medicine, Biological sciences, Agriculture & related subjects
International Joint Degree Master's Program in Agro-Biomedical Science in Food and Health
International Joint Degree Master's Program in Agro-Biomedical Science in Food and Health
Tsukuba Campus
Course Offering Year
Course Offering Month
April - June
Weekday and Period
by appointment
Course Number

Internship in France University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

Students take this course by participating in at least a 5-month (700 h) internship at a company, a public or a private institute in France or overseas. Students will study the knowledge/skills toward writing comprehensive report and/or job-hunting as well as the culture of French corporates/institutions. Internship locations are chosen from either selected company who exchanged written agreements with University of Bordeaux, or other locations selected by the student and approved by the relevant program committee. Following their internships, students compile a report about the experience and make a presentation on it to faculty and their peers.

Learning Achievement

1. Students will be able to survey companies and industries in France or overseas for internship, and to participate in corporate internships.
2. Students will be able to make a presentation that summarizes their internship experience and what they have learned from it.
3. Students will be able to give consideration to issues related to Food and Health in Europe and understand those relationship with overseas including Asian countries. Further the students will understand the relationship between R & D and social demands related to those issues.
4. Student will be able to utilize the experience of this internship activities for writing comprehensive report.
5. Students will be able to find the corporation for job-hunting.


An internship allows students to apply their theoretical knowledge to practical work situations and trains them to develop their competencies in a professional environment. Internships allow students to network in the professional fields of their chosen careers, offer opportunities for personal and professional development, and give employers the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent.

Course prerequisites

To register in this course, students have to take “Job or Internship Hunting Including Technological Watch” during the 3rd semester. Students should firstly consult with the instructors in charge of the internship before a contact to companies/industries for internship.

Grading Philosophy

Students are evaluated by their report (50%) and the contents of their report presentation and Q&A (50%).

Course schedule

Before starting this internship, students need to discuss with teachers (instructor, research supervisor, and/or mentors) about how to link this internship activity to comprehensive report and/or job-hunting. In this course, students can study, from teachers (instructors, research supervisors and/or mentors) knowledge and techniques which are difficult to be obtained in the internship site. This learning hours from the teachers can be included in the 700 study hours of this course. 1. Internship Information Session(s)
2. Participation in Internship
3. Report Submission and Report Presentation

Course type

Training/Lab Experiments/Practical Application

Online Course Requirement


Professors of University of Bordeaux (UBx)

Other information

Site for Inquiry

Link to the syllabus provided by the university