Language Development and Intercultural Studies Center (LDIC)
The LDIC is a center for self-directed language learning. The LDIC is located on the second floor of the library building, in a beautiful setting surrounded by nature. With such a comfortable environment, users can select suitable learning materials for their language learning. This facility is open to the public and free of charge.
Multi-Purpose Rooms:6 Rooms
Speaking/Listening Rooms:12 Rooms
DVD Stations：16 Stations
Open Learning Space:18 Seats
Study Booth: 4 Seats
Reading Lounge：24 Seats
38 World Languages available:
Support for EAP and self-directed language learning
The LDIC staff can give advice regarding suitable LDIC material to study as part of AIU’s EAP learning plan.
Foreign Language Conversation Support
AIU students can improve their foreign language conversation practice by arranging meetings with a native speaker. This service is free of charge.
Throughout the year, the LDIC organizes various events to improve language skills and intercultural study. Events include self-directed English learning activities, skills workshops by Faculty, and guest speaker events.
Hours of Operation
The LDIC’s hours of operation vary over the course of the year. Hours of operation during the winter and summer are shortened and may change at short notice. See below for details. The LDIC is generally closed on Saturdays and Public holidays.
|Spring semester (April-July)|
|Mondays - Thursdays||10:00-21:00|
|Saturdays and Public holidays||Closed|