Directors from the Science and Technology Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Japan visit Okayama University
February 28, 2017
On February 23, Director Lu-Sheng Hong from the Science and Technology Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Japan and Director Shih-Ying Lin from the Education Division, made a courtesy visit to President Kiyoshi Morita to promote further exchange with Taiwan.
The directors gave an explanation of: academic exchange and student exchange with universities in Taiwan; the Taiwan-Japan University Presidents’ Forum to be held in 2018; Japan-Taiwan university-industry collaboration efforts; Taiwan Scholarship for students interested in studying in Taiwan; and collaboration with the Consortium of Six National Universities in Japan. A lively discussion took place with the directors and Executive Director/Vice President Masaru Araki (Social Responsibility and International Affairs), Vice Dean Xingyuan Zhang of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Director Yutaka Watanabe of the Intellectual Property Office, Director Yoko Yamamoto of the Center for Global Partnerships and Education, and Professor Nobuyuki Kambara from the Center for Global Partnerships and Education.
Okayama University has signed exchange agreements with 16 universities and institutions in Taiwan thus far. There is active student exchange and research exchange in all faculties over a wide range of fields, with the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences and Faculty of Science leading the way. This visit garnered interest from both sides, especially for university-industry collaboration with universities and corporations in Taiwan.
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