NTNU has established a close relationship with higher education in Japan. Earlier this year, Tsukuba University and Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology came visited NTNU. In April, Vice President Wu Cheng Chih led a group of officers and administrators to Japan visiting Meiji University, The University of Tokyo, Rikko University and Nihon University. The group includes Vice President of International Affairs Yu Kuang Chao, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts Chen Deng Wu, Dean of the College of Education Chen Hsueh Chih, Chairman of the Department of Taiwan Culture, Language and Literature, Nikky Lin, Assistant Professor of the Department of History, Chou Tong Yi and Student Mobility Manager Daniel Lin from OIA. In addition to the discussion of future cooperation with the four universities, NTNU has signed the Agreement for Cooperation with the College of International Communication of Rikko University and College of Humanities and Sciences.