As of July 23, 2012

JASSO held Japan Education Fair (Inter-University Exchange Program) in North America as described below.

1. Objective

The Fair is designed to provide international exchange program administrators attending the 64th NAFSA Annual Conference with information about participating Japanese universities, as well as to promote networking among exchange partner universities and institutions through exchanges with the conference participants and positive involvement to the conference.


2. Venue, Dates and Number of Participants

The United States of America (Houston)May 29 (Tue.) - June 1 (Fri.) 2012
George R. Brown Convention Center
(1001 Avenida De Las Americas Houston, TX77010, United States of America)
Number of Participants:744 (Visitors to Study in Japan Booth)

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3. Audience

Educational administrators participating in 64th NAFSA Annual Conference

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4. Sponsor and Supporter

(1) Sponsor: Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
(2) Cooperation: NAFSA: Association of International Educators
(3) Supporter: Consulate-General of Japan in Houston

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5. Content of the Fair

(1) Individual consultation
In the Booth of "Study in Japan", Universities participating in the Fair gave advice to people who attended 64th NAFSA Annual Conference concerning their educational system, educational programs, admission procedures, and characteristics, etc. and also provided information about the future partnership between Japanese universities and the U.S. institutions. Other exhibiting organizations provided information about their programs for consultation.

(2) Providing information
In the booth, Universities participating in the Fair provided brochures of universities, curriculums, recruiting outlines and so on, and broadly informed the Universities in Japan to the participants.

(3) Exchange information
Participants actively joined in workshops and sessions of the annual conference, and also transmitted and collected information positively.

6. Participating Universities: 16 universities

(1) National: (11)
Iwate University, Tohoku University, Yamagata University, University of Tsukuba., Chiba University, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo Institute of Technology , Niigata University, Kyoto University, Okayama University, Kyushu University

(2) Local Public: (1)
Tokyo Metropolitan Univ.

(3) Private: (4)
Dokkyo University,Senshu University, Kanagawa University, Nagoya Univ. of Foreign Studies

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