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TUFS Chosen to Participate in Inter-University Exchange Project with Russia

published September 6, 2017

TUFS has been selected to participate in the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's (MEXT) 2017 Inter-University Exchange Project (Type A: Projects that promote international exchange with Russia or India), with the 'TUFS Japan-Russia Student Mobility Program: Creating Business and Fostering Human Interaction.'

This program is a joint initiative between TUFS and six Russian partner universities (M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation Russian, Russian State University for the Humanities, National Research University - Higher School of Economics, Saint Petersburg State University, and the Far Eastern Federal University) to nurture human resources for business between Japan and Russia.

The program comprises three types of exchange programs - short-term and long-term exchange programs and internship programs - and will strengthen Russia-related education, Japan-related education and practical economic education at each university in a multidirectional and multifaceted manner. Under the three projects in this program, we shall endeavor to develop human resources with advanced language skills, well-educatedness, and flexible intelligence, as well as the imagination to respect others, a love of peace and freedom, and both the negotiating capabilities and the flexibility necessary to resolve various issues and thus play critical roles in Japan-Russia business relations.

Project Leader: Professor Kyoko Numano, Institute of Global Studies.

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