Signing ceremony in Vietnam: Conclusion of cooperation agreements on the exchange program with the Vietnam International Education Development (VIED) of the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and 23 leading Vietnamese universities and research institutions.

Signing ceremony in Vietnam: Conclusion of cooperation agreements on the exchange program with the Vietnam International Education Development (VIED) of the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and 23 leading Vietnamese universities and research institutions.

December 4, 2009

Kanazawa University has contributed to the development of the university's international programs, as being "a stronghold of East Asian academia" and "a research university dedicated to education, while opening up its doors to both local and global society". Currently, we are developing various efforts responding to the "300,000 International Students Plan" that Japanese government has instituted recently in order to increase the number of international students in Japan to 300,000 by the year 2020. As part of that effort, we held a signing ceremony at Hanoi in Vietnam on December 4. The president, vice president for Research and International Affairs, deans from each colleges and graduate schools except for dean of Law School and staff members of Office of Global Strategies visited Vietnam and concluded a memorandum with the VIED of the MOET in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and agreements for cooperation and exchange including memorandum on the exchange of students between 24 leading Vietnamese universities.