Branch Office and Overseas Center

Okayama University Office in Hue, Vietnam

Name:Okayama University Office in Hue, Vietnam
Location: Hue University, Hue City, Vietnam
Start of Operation: April 2007, with one full-time Vietnamese staff member

Activities

Okayama University Office in Hue, Vietnam - the first overseas office of Okayama University – promotes academic and educational exchange, raises overseas profile of Okayama University and trains our staff to play an active part in the world. The office performs various activities including public relations work and recruits excellent students throughout Vietnam. It also supports Okayama-Hue International Master’s Program in Sustainability of Rural and Environmental System.

Okayama University Office in Changchun, Shenyang and Shanghai, China

Name:Okayama University Office in Changchun, China
Location: Northeast Normal University, China
Start of Operation: August, 2007

Name:Okayama University Office in Shenyang, China
Location: China Medical University, China
Start of Operation: August, 2007

Name:Okayama University Office in Shanghai, China
Location: University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China
Start of Operation: October, 2015

Activities

They promote double degree program and academic exchange with prioritized universities in China such as Jilin University. They also provide advice and information to Chinese students who are interested in studying at Okayama University and perform public relations work and support for the International Alumni Association: China Branch.

Okayama University Office in London, U.K.

Name: Okayama University Office in London, U.K.
Location: Japan Green Medical Centre Ltd.
Start of Operation: April, 2015

Activities

Okayama University Office in London, U.K. promotes globalization of the university’s students and staff by conducting PR activities for the university and strengthening relationships with universities and research institutions in the U.K.

【Inquiries about Overseas Offices】
International Affairs Division, Center for Global Partnerships and Education
TEL:+81-86-251-7036



Collaborative Research Center of Okayama University for Infectious Diseases in India

Name: Collaborative Research Center of Okayama University for Infectious Diseases in India
Location: National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India
Start of Operation: September, 2007

Activities

The staff consists of three researchers dispatched from Okayama University and one office worker. The center is engaged in researching diarrheal diseases and in performing collaborative research with Indian scientists.

Main Research Theme

(1) Improving Detection Technology for Diarrheal Microbe:
  Improvement of isolation technologies for diarrheal microbes. In cooperation with diarrheal  specialists working in an infectious diseases institute in the neighboring state of West Bengal, the center works to detect new diarrheal microbes.

(2) Analyzing the Pathogenicity of Microbes that Cause Diarrhea:
 Performing microbiological analyses of pathogenic factors of diarrheal microbes

Okayama University Silicon Valley Office, USA

Name:Okayama University Silicon Valley Office (OUSVO)
Location: 2450 Peralta Blvd. #222 Fremont, CA 94536, USA
Start of Operation: November, 2015

Missions and Activities

OUSVO has been assigned three missions primarily. First is the promotion and licensing activity of our academic research outcomes to the North American market (US & Canada). Secondly, it is important for the university to develop its own capabilities and advance the higher level of our academic accomplishment by supporting joint research and industry-university coolaboration internationally. Thirdly, due to our global stratagy, it is planned to be a center of education and advanced research as an overseas campus of the university. OUSVO also supports the foreign exchange student programs and the other activities of Okayama University.