Date of activity: October 29, 2015
On October 29th, 2015, the 9th Forum for Japanese and Chinese University Presidents was held at Kyushu University, and Executive Vice President Furuya participated on behalf of President Gonokami.
Under the theme of the Forum "The Internationalization of Chinese and Japanese Universities in the Global Era," the presidents and other representatives shared issues and deepened understanding though discussions.
At the same time, the 2nd Japan-China Student Workshop was held, where students representing each university attended.
"The Fukuoka Declaration on the Internationalization of Japanese and Chinese Universities in the Global Era," which declared concrete actions to promote cooperation and collaborations between Chinese and Japanese universities, was adopted at the Forum.
The 10th Forum for Japanese and Chinese University Presidents will be held at Northeastern University in China in 2017.
Participating Japanese universities and organizations
Aichi University, Chuo University, Hiroshima University, Hitotsubashi University, Hokkaido University, Keio University, Kobe University, Kyoto University, Kyushu University, Nagoya University, Osaka University, Ritsumeikan University, Tohoku University, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Institute of Technology, University of Tsukuba, Waseda University, MEXT (the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan), JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science), JST (Japan Science and Technology Agency), and the National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation (Nagasaki University participated as an observer)
Participating Chinese universities
Beihang University, Beijing Normal University, Dailian University of Technology, Fudan University, Harbin Institute of Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Jilin University, Nanjing University, Nankai University, Northeastern University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Sichuan University, Xiamen University, Xi’an Jiao Tong University, and Xinjiang University (Sun Yat-sen University participated as an observer)