The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology has adopted 11 initiatives from domestic universities, junior colleges, and colleges of technology that collaborate with universities in Latin American countries and Turkey for international education in the 2015 University Global Expansion Project.There are 18 projects of 8 schools such as Tokyo University and Sophia University that collaborate with universities in Latin American countries, and 5 projects of 3 schools such as Niigata University and Tokyo University of the Arts that interact with Turkish universities.
In collaboration with Latin American countries, the University of Tokyo will cooperate with four schools, including the University of Chile in Chile and the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil, to develop human resources for science and engineering.The three schools of Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, and the University of Electro-Communications are working with 4 schools, including the National University of Mexico in Mexico and the National University of La Plata in Argentina, to develop human resources who can work together to solve global issues. increase.
Sophia University, Sophia Junior College, and Nanzan University, along with 3 schools including the Pontifical University of Peru, Peru Catholic University, and Los Andes University of Colombia, are problem-solving educational exchange programs on the theme of symbiosis and human dignity. To practice.Tokyo University of Agriculture will work with four schools, including the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil and the National University of Agriculture in La Molina in Peru, to train specialists in the fields of food, agriculture and the environment.
In exchanges with Turkey, Niigata University and Fukushima University will collaborate with three schools, including Ankara University and Aegean University, to train agricultural human resources who are conscious of disaster prevention.Tokyo University of the Arts will develop artistic and cultural exchanges with three schools, including Mimar Sinan University of the Arts and Anador University.Tokyo Institute of Technology and Tokyo Institute of Technology will implement a collaborative education program for energy systems with three schools, including Istanbul Institute of Technology and Middle East Institute of Technology.
In April, when we notified the presidents of national, public and private universities nationwide about this project, we received a total of 4 applications, 25 in Latin America and 9 in Turkey. The content was judged by Shinichi Hirano, Professor of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Source:[Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology] Regarding the decision of the project to be adopted in 27 "University Global Expansion Project-Support for Forming Inter-University Exchanges with Latin America, etc."