Among the universities adopted by the "Support for the Creation of Top Global University Project" undertaken by the Ministry of Education, the four universities of the University of Tokyo, Keio Gijuku University, Chiba University, and Ritsumeikan University, which are the secretary and deputy secretary schools, are on December 4, 2015. The first joint symposium will be held on the day at the Ito International Academic Research Center, University of Tokyo.
"Top Global University Project Creation Support" is an initiative started this year by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology to focus on supporting universities that carry out internationalization and university reform with the aim of strengthening the international competitiveness of higher education.There are 37 universities in total, 100 "Type A (top type)" schools that support universities with the ability to aim for the top 13 in the world ranking, and "Type B (globalization)" that supports universities that drive globalization. It is divided into 24 schools.
At the symposium to be held this time, a total of four schools, the University of Tokyo, which is the secretary school and Keio University, which is the deputy secretary school, and Chiba University, which is the secretary school, and Ritsumeikan University, which is the deputy secretary school, participated from Type A. increase.One year has passed since this project started, and each university will report on examples of efforts this year, which is the first year, and will hold panel discussions on problems and future prospects as well as information sharing. is.
In the keynote speech, Mr. Tsutomu Kimura, a member of the Top Global University Project Creation Support Program Committee, an advisor of the University Evaluation and Degree Conferring Organization, will give a lecture entitled "Thinking about Top Global University Project Creation Support Projects".
Source:[Top Global University Project 1st Joint Symposium Secretariat] Top Global University Project 1st Joint Symposium