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Japan iNote: Collaborating with Japan - policy context, challenges, opportunities


Since 2012, Japan’s government has established a series of policies designed to internationalise and revitalise its higher education sector.


This represents an opportunity for UK universities to scale up existing engagement with Japanese universities. This information note provides an analysis of the Japanese higher education landscape; maps the current state of collaboration and available funding sources; and presents UUKi’s recent work and priorities in this area.

News

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Blog

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