2021 Hiroshima Academy OpenLearning Course


Hiroshima Prefecture and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (“ICAN”) have since 2019 together organized the Hiroshima-ICAN Academy on Nuclear Weapons and Global Security (hereafter referred to as “the Academy”). The Academy aims to nurture global leaders to make concrete and peaceful contributions to the world. This year, for the first time, the Academy will offer an Open Learning Course to provide more people with the opportunity to learn online about nuclear weapons and global security.

The Open Learning Course will be available for anyone with an interest in nuclear weapons and global security. Those who pass the given assignment will receive a certificate. 

To learn more about the Hiroshima-ICAN Academy on Nuclear Weapons and Global Security, click here.

Course Details

Dates:              Thursday, July 1 – Tuesday, November 30

Participants:     Anyone who has an interest in the Academy. Places are not limited.

Assignment:     After reading and watching the required online learning materials, answer an online quiz consisting of single-choice questions and write a reflection.

Materials:         Reading materials and videos are available here

Assignment Submission Form:  Available hereIf you cannot acces the Google form, please download the form in Microsoft Word format here and submit it to [email protected] by email.

Course fee:       Free

Certificate:       The “Hiroshima-ICAN Academy 2021 Open Learning Course Certificate” will be presented to participants upon passing the assignment within one month via email. 


Executive Committee Bureau of the Hiroshima-ICAN Academy (within the Peace Promotion Project Team, Regional Policy Bureau of the Hiroshima Prefectural Government)

Tel: +81-82-513-2368

Email: [email protected]

Address: 10-52, Motomachi, Naka-ku, HiroshimaCity, 730-8511, Japan