Inclusive connection agreement concluded with Nagaoka University of Technology (NUT)
Feb. 19, 2015
IUJ and NUT agreed to conclude a treaty of inclusive connection and held a signing ceremony on February 19.
This treaty is to cooperate with each other in various fields such as educational study, community contribution, interaction between students and school personnel, promotion of globalization and so on due to contribute academic field and community.
After the signing, IUJ president Shinichi Kitaoka stated “I’m really glad to conclude the treaty. Both NUT and IUJ have unique aspects. I desire to contribute to society sharing strength of each university.” and then NUT president Koichi Niihara stated “I would like to establish double degree program between NUT and IUJ (IUJ-NUT Joint Program). We are able to promote a person who is professional both of engineering and management beyond academic disciplines.”
Last September, 37 universities were selected for Japan’s “Top Global University Project” by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. Only Niigata prefecture has two universities of “Top Global University Project” in provincial cities.
IUJ and NUT are very different. NUT is a national university, while IUJ is private, but they are both planning globalization of higher education and innovation in the local community. community.