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International Experience during Summer Vacation TUFS Students Participate in Short-Term Korean Language Program

Three students from TUFS are participating in a short-term Korean language program at Jeju National University in Korea, which has an academic exchange agreement with KCGI.

Participating from TUAT are Ms. Yang Lu, Ms. Keiko Tanaka, and Mr. Hirotsugu Takahara.The entrance ceremony was held in the seminar room of the university on the afternoon of September 9. 37 students from Japan, China, Indonesia, Russia, and other countries gathered for the ceremony.

From now until the 21st, the students will live in the university's dormitory, where they will take Korean language classes and learn about Korean and Jeju culture through various on-site activities such as trying on traditional costumes, haenyeo (female diver) experience, horseback riding practice, and museum tours.He is also likely to build friendships that transcend national boundaries with the students from the university who will assist him in the program.

In September 2006, KCGI and National Jeju National University signed an academic exchange agreement for the purpose of education and research in the field of ICT and mutual personnel exchange, and in September 2008, they agreed to a Japan-Korea Cyber Campus, where students from both countries can take courses over the Internet.In November 2010, the two institutions signed an agreement to operate a dual degree program that allows students to obtain master's degrees from both institutions while transferring credits.

TUFS has partnerships with institutions of higher education in Korea, China, and around the world, providing a wealth of opportunities for this kind of international experience.I am sure that the three students who participated in this year's program will return home having gained meaningful international experience and grown as a person.I'm looking forward to it.

Entrance Ceremony
The entrance ceremony.(Second row from the front, 7th from the left = Mr. Yang Lu, 8th = Ms. Keiko Tanaka, 3rd row from the front, 3rd from the right = Mr. Hirotugu Takahara)