Keio University will be hosting its latest webinar on 30 September: MEXT Top Global University Project Online Symposium on International Collaboration in Higher Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

This symposia series will be hosted by universities selected by MEXT (the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) for its Top Global University Project to promote internationalization in Japan, and Keio University will host the first one. Keio were chosen as a Type A Top Global University.
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In this symposium, new ideas and case studies will be shared and discussed regarding the future of international exchange in education and research with overseas experts on international exchanges at the university level. By clarifying the challenges commonly faced by global universities and awareness of these with regard to international exchange in the post-COVID era, the symposium aims to help sketch a new blueprint for higher education along with what international exchange should look like in the future.

Held in English, the webinar will see Prof Shinnosuke Obi, Keio’s vice-president for international collaboration, and three speakers from Sciences Po Paris, Chinese University of Hong Kong and Keio University.

Date: Sept. 30, 2020
Time: 10 AM (CEST), 5 PM (JST)
Duration: 90 mins

Keio welcome the participation of people from various sectors, including university faculty and staff members and experts from Japanese and overseas universities on international exchange.

Register at the link below:

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Keio University Virtual Seminar SeriesWorld 100 Members are continuing to tackle the pandemic and communicate the progress of their own institutions and countries.

You can see some of the knowledge and impact being delivered by Keio University, one of Japan’s leading universities, with their  virtual seminar series: Japan and the World in the Era of COVID-19: Considering whether the new paradigm is a crisis or an opportunity.  

The webinars have been translated into English and can be accessed at the following link: