When: 16th February 2018 08:30 – 13:30

Where: Kigali Convention and Exhibition Village.

Admission: Free

In an effort to build partnerships and foster academic and student exchanges between Japanese and Rwandan universities, the University of Rwanda and Hokkaido University are jointly organizing an event dubbed “Rwanda-Japan Academic and Student Exchange Fair 2018” on 16th February 2018 (08:30 – 13:30) in KCEV ( a.k.a Camp Kigali). This move was accelerated under the programme called “Coordinator for Study-in-Japan Project”, initiated by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), and Hokkaido University is actively involved in implementing its promotion activities in sub-Saharan Africa.

The Fair, which is the sixth attempt in its kind in the region since 2015, will basically put emphasis on studying in Japan and targets junior academics, researchers and students who may want to pursue their studies in Japan. Interested individuals will get first-hand information from representatives of participating universities/ organizations enumerated below.

(1) Embassy of Japan in Rwanda

(2) JICA Rwanda Office

(3) JapanStudent Support Organization (JASSO)

(4) Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

(5) Hokkaido University

(6) Kobe University of Computing

(7) Miyagi University

(8) University of Tsukuba

(9) Shibaura Institute of Technology

(10) Toyo University

(11) Hiroshima University

(12) Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

(13) Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine

(14) Tohoku University

(15) Yamagata University

(16) Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology

(17) Sophia University

(18) International University of Japan

(19) Toyama University

(20) Kyoto University

(21) Doshisha Business School, Global Business and Management Studies