Date of activity: April 25, 2016 - April 26, 2016
The 11th Annual IARU Presidents’ Meeting (International Alliance of Research Universities) was held on April 25 and 26 at the University of Oxford, UK. The University of Tokyo was represented by President Makoto Gonokami and Professor Kiichi Fujiwara (Graduate Schools for Law and Politics).
In addition to discussions on subjects faced by member universities and new policies, briefings on progress of activities carried out under IARU were given.
In conjunction with the Presidents’ Meeting, the second IARU World Alumni Forum for alumni of IARU universities was held on April 24 consisting of the Presidents’ Panel, keynote speeches, a networking reception and some panel discussions.
IARU (International Alliance of Research Universities), established in 2006, is a collaboration between ten of the world's leading research-intensive universities who share similar visions for higher education, in particular the education of future leaders.