NTNU visits University of Tsukuba to Strengthen Cooperation
In order to elevate its research production and the quality of its research, The Department of Life Science, NTNU is now working hard and look up to the University of Tsukuba as a goal. Hence, in November, Director Chien Chiang Ting and other related administrators and professors visited the University of Tsukuba.
The current university was established in October 1973. A forerunner of this university was Tokyo University of Education originally founded in 1872 as one of the oldest universities in Japan, Tokyo Higher Normal School. The University has 28 college clusters and schools with a total of around 16,500 students. The main Tsukuba campus covers an area of 258 hectares (636 acres), making it the 2nd largest single campus in Japan. In the university, there are School of Humanities and Culture, School of Social and International Studies, School of Human Sciences, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, School of Science and Engineering, School of Informatics, School of Medicine and Medical Sciences, School of Health and Physical Education and School of Art and Design.
During this visit, the Department of Life Science has established a good relationship with the School of Medicine and Medical Sciences and discussed about academic exchange program in the future and signed a memorandum of understanding. Through this meeting, NTNU would like to take the initiative to start the communication with the University of Tsukuba, by sharing our successful experiences, we can learn more from each other and reach a win-win situation.