Educations in ILTS
The ILTS also serves as an educational institution for graduate students belonging at the Graduate School of Science, the Graduate School of Life Science and the Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido University.
The ILTS also promotes the International Antarctic Institute (IAI) curriculum in conjunction with the Graduate School of Environmental Science. International multi-campus education in the field of cryosphere science is provided by the IAI. The IAI was first proposed by the University of Tasmania in Australia, and the IAI now has 18 partners of universities and institutions from nine countries. The IAI program provides various graduate-level classes with emphasis on Antarctic and cryospheric sciences. The Graduate School of Environmental Science and ILTS provide various course works and field experiments as part of the IAI program. Students who complete the program are awarded a "Diploma of Antarctic Science", which certificates that he/she has acquired special knowledge and experience in Antarctic and cryospheric sciences.