The Council of Experts of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, which is considering the establishment of a specific research university (tentative name) system for national universities, has a specific research on universities that have international competitiveness comparable to the world's leading universities and lead higher education in Japan. We have put together a summary that positions it as a university.We are requesting that the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology will promptly revise the system and aim to institutionalize a specific research university.

 According to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, as a requirement of a national university designated as a specific research university, it is necessary to secure excellent faculty members and graduate students, and to strengthen research capabilities by integrating research fields and developing new fields. I have listed it.In addition, we are promoting international collaboration and collaboration with society, and strengthening governance and financial base based on the leadership of the President.

 The Specified Research University carries out the world's highest level of education and research activities, and the Minister of Education designates a national university, which is an international base, after hearing the opinions of the National University Corporation Evaluation Committee.The evaluation of the designated national university is carried out by the evaluation committee, and the designation can be canceled if the achievement status of the set goals is not good.

 The new system is considered to be a pillar of national university reform, which was set out as an important measure in the 2015 Japan Revitalization Strategy and National University Management Strategy. Amid calls for a decline in Japan's technological capabilities, especially in the IT field, the aim is to make the designated national university a research base with international competitiveness and to develop human resources who can create innovation. increase.

reference:[Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology] Regarding the publication of the deliberation summary of the "Meeting of Experts for Examining the Specified Research University (tentative name) system"

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