On February 7 (Thu), President Kiyoshi Okuda and Vice President Hisao Kurazono visited Chulalongkorn University in the Kingdom of Thailand, where they concluded an academic exchange agreement to promote academic and human exchanges between the two institutes.
Located in Bangkok, Chulalongkorn University is the kingdom’s oldest and most prestigious university and home to about 37,000 students enrolled in 20 departments and 9 research institutes.
At the signing ceremony organized during the visit, President Bundhit Eua-arporn of Chulalongkorn University expressed the “delight in the prospect of two universities’ further internationalization through the agreement,” to which President Okuda responded with his excitement about “active academic exchanges in the future” and gave a firm handshake. After the ceremony, the visitors were invited to a tour around the hospital for small animals attached to the Department of Veterinary Medicine.
Prior to the signing ceremony, the delegate was joined by Dean Roongroje Thanawongnuwech of the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Dean Kanisak Oraveerakul of Department of Agriculture, with whom they had a lively exchange of opinions following mutual introduction of education and research programs in respective institutes. In the meeting, Vice President Kurazono also explained about the collaboration for an international certificate concerning veterinary medicine education.
Based on the agreement, the university is planning to develop various exchange programs between faculties and students of the two universities.