Japanese architectural universities show interest in cooperation with Uzbek partners
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- The Embassy of Uzbekistan in Tokyo is actively working with leading universities and scientific organizations in Japan to attract advanced knowledge and advanced educational technologies in the higher education system of our country, Dunyo reported.
The diplomatic mission organized videoconference negotiations with the participation of Deputy Minister of Higher and Secondary Special Education U. Begimkulov, Rector of the Tashkent Institute of Architecture and Civil Engineering R. Hakimov and representatives of Yokohama National University - Vice President F. Nakamura and Head of the International Department T. Nitta.
The parties discussed cooperation between universities of the two countries in the field of training specialists in the field of design, construction and architecture. The Japanese side was informed about measures taken in the republic to radically reform the higher education system and deepen interaction with foreign educational institutions.
F.Nakamura, highly appreciating the educational policy in Uzbekistan, expressed interest in establishing cooperation with Uzbek partners. As practical steps, he noted the possibility of accepting Uzbek students at the first stage for master's and doctoral programs at the Graduate School of Urban Innovation in the areas of Infrastructure and Infrastructure Management. Also, the proposal of the Uzbek side to consider the possibility of organizing lectures and seminars by Japanese professors in an online format for Uzbek students was positively evaluated.
The negotiators confirmed their readiness to further build up educational and scientific contacts, to make bilateral interaction systemic, including with the possibility of introducing double-degree programs in the future.