President Shimada visited Xi’an Medical University, Yangzhou University, Wuyi University and Jinan University in China
President Shimada, Professor Nakao (Dean of Faculty of Medicine), Professor Fan, Professor Yao, Professor Mao (Director of Center for International Education and Exchange) and Ms. Ishii (Head of Office of International Affairs) visited four universities in China December 20 to December 26, 2019.
At Xi’an Medical University, the delegation signed a letter of intent for cooperation and discussed with President Yang Fan and Vise president Li Xueping. about the conclusion of exchange agreement between two universities.
Following Xi’an Medical University, the delegation visited Yangzhou University. The school of medicine of Yangzhou University and the faculty of medicine of University of Yamanashi concluded an exchange agreement in 2016 and have been conducting student and faculty member exchanges since then. The delegation paid a courtesy call on vice President Liu Qiaoquan and exchanged opinion on expanding the agreement to University level and further strengthen the cooperation both universities. Discussions on establishing joint research center and cooperative educational program with Professor Liang Jingyan, a graduate of University of Yamanashi and currently a leading professor at Yangzhou University serving as a strong tie, were also conducted. At the end of the visit, students who had studied at University of Yamanashi as visiting students made excellent presentations about their experiences at University of Yamanashi as well as their current activities.
During visiting Wuyi University, the signing ceremony of the exchange agreement was held with the attendance of Chairman Zhang Kun, President Zhang Yunhua, Deputy Chairman Li Ai Kang, Professor Chen Wenhua. Following the ceremony, the delegation visited research and education facilities and discussed in details about future cooperation.
At Jinan University, the letter of intent for joint research was signed by both universities after opinion exchanges with Vice president An Hong and Professor Wang Yifei.
Thanks to the helps from the alumni of university of Yamanashi, the collaborations between each of the 4 universities and University of Yamanashi are very successful currently in the field of student exchange and joint research. This visiting further strengthened the partnership with each university.