This 9-year program aims at fostering of “Global Professionals” such as top researchers and technical experts who contribute to increase Japan’s presence in the global community by creating innovative solutions to solve trans-scientific problems.
The program suggests multi-track career paths to accommodate diversified needs of the students by accepting and supporting midterm entry and midterm career changes.
The Global Professional Program aims at fostering global professionals who can contribute to raising the presence of Japan's research and industrial sectors within the global society. The program covers students from first-year undergraduates to doctoral students, to educate and train students to serve as future top researchers, engineers, and professionals.
Characteristics of the Global Professional Program
A comprehensive educational curriculum is at the core of this Program, which provides training in the career process for global professionals over the educational span, from undergraduate first year through to the doctoral program. The aim is to provide opportunities to as many students as possible, to ensure diversity, and while the multitrack career plan is adopted, mid-career entry and career changes are also supported.
- Multitrack career paths to support diverse needs.
- A program constructed so as to build practical thinking skills via collaborative innovation with external (non-university) institutions.
- Overseas research programs with "trans-science" themes.
- Global communication courses designed to build relationship of trust based on the perspectives of diversity.
The unification of "agriculture" and "industry"—the foundations of human life—will have a major impact on society.