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2018.1108

NTNU Signs with Kyushu University

Kyushu University signs MOU with NTNU at university level. President Wu Cheng Chih leads a team of professors and administrators across all departments to Kyushu University.
Kyushu University is a Japanese national university located in Fukuoka, on the island of Kyushu. It is the 4th oldest university in Japan and one of the former Imperial Universities. It is considered one of the most prestigious universities in Japan. Since 2010, it has been chosen by the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture as one of the schools in Top Global University Project. The relationship between Kyushu University and NTNU can be traced back to the time as Taihoku College. As much as 227 students entered Kyushu University for studying. To foster the cooperation between units, NTNU has made Kyushu University as our benchmark. Our Chemistry department also set their Chemistry department as benchmark. Their Chemistry Department is listed in top 51~100 universities.
 
In 2018, The College of Science has executed a flagship program. The administrators of the College of Science hopes for a comprehensive academic cooperation with Kyushu University. This October, President Wu Cheng Chih, Vice President Ying Yung Hsiang, Vice President for OIA Liu Hsiang Lin, Vice President of Office of R&D Hsu Ying Shao, Dean of the College of Science Chen Kwunmin and many other administrators and teachers paid a visit to Kyushu University for a seminar and met with President Chiharu Kubo. President Wu Cheng Chih shared the experience of the transformation of NTNU and President Kubo talked about future challenges and the relocation of Ito campus. There's a signing ceremony in the seminar and the two presidents signed the MOU.
Vice President Frank Y-H Ying said that this is a great opportunity for NTNU students. Kyushu University offers 12 spots for exchange students, which tops the list of sister schools in recent years.