DATE 2015/03/06 VISITORS 2113
President of Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS), Hirotaka Tateishi, came to Tamkang University in the afternoon on March 6th for an academic exchange to present the Global Japan Office plan. President Tateishi was accompanied with 6 honored guests including the Executive Director, Yasuhisa Kanaguchi, Vice President, Kayoko Hayasi, Professor Kyoko Nomoto, Professor Jun-cheng Lin and Vice Secretary-General, Satoru Naruse, who were met by President Flora Chia-I Chang to hold the Global Japan Office ceremony in the College of Liberal Arts.
TUFS is about 140 years old and has cultivated countless international professionals. In 2012 it was nominated as one of the Super Global Universities of the world. The Global Japan Office plan is a project between TKU and TUFS intended to strengthen the academic program involving Japanese Language and Culture while at the same time developing Japanese Language research in Taiwan. Since 2006, TKU has actively implemented an international long-distance learning program and in November of 2010 during TKU’s 60th anniversary, the President of TUFS was invited to the College of Literature and Languages to give a lecture. This lead to the official signing of an academic exchange between TKU and TUFS in March 2012.