In a recent interview by Toyo Keizai Inc., Shinobu Yume Yamaguchi (Director, UNU-IAS) was published in a special edition publication on top global universities. During the interview, she explained the historical development of internationalisation amongst Japanese universities and emphasises a need for human resource development as well as prerequisites for increasing Japan’s presence in the international community. She stressed that under the ongoing pandemic, it is necessary for diverse researchers from universities in multiple countries to collaborate when pursuing the same goals.
Please note that this special edition is only available in Japanese, and has been provided with permission. To view it, please click here.