In the afternoon of November 23rd, 2012, the University of Danang (UD) welcomed the delegation of the University of Tsukuba (UT), Japan, led by Prof. Higano Yoshiro. In the delegation there were also Assoc. Prof. Zhongfang Lei and Dr. Martin Pohl. At UD’s side, there were Assoc. Prof. Tran Van Nam, UD’s President; MA. Ho Long Ngoc, Vice Director of International Cooperation Department, and other relevant officers.
UT is the first university of education in Japan founded in 1872, and renamed as the University of Tsukuba in 1973. UT has 2 campuses with 9 undergraduate schools (Humanities and Culture, Social and International Studies, Human Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Sciences and Engineering, Informatics, Medicine and Medical Sciences, Health and Physical Education, Art and Design) and 8 graduate schools (Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Sciences, Pure and Applied Sciences, Systems and Information Engineering, Life and Environmental Sciences, Comprehensive Human Sciences, Library Information and Media Studies). UT has 2500 lecturers, 2008 administration staffs, and around 16800 students, including 1664 international students from 86 countries, especially with 64 Vietnamese students.
In the meeting, Prof. Higano Yoshiro expressed his willingness to cooperate with UD. Two sides discussed and opened up a lot of cooperation ways, such as cooperation under project 911 or training cooperation in International Programs Taught in English.
At the end of the meeting, Prof. Higano Yoshiro invited the President and Vice Director of International Cooperation Department to visit UT. Both sides expressed their enthusiasm and efforts to achieve successful outcomes in cooperative activities in the future.