Nagoya University opens its representative office in Uzbekistan

Nagoya UniversityNagoya University – one of the leading Japanese universities, opened its representative office in Uzbekistan on March 11, 2010 in Tashkent.

The delegation of Japanese university arrived in Uzbekistan to attend the ceremony. During the visit, the Nagoya University delegation visited Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education and Tashkent State Law Institute.

The office was registered as governmental organization of foreign state on technical cooperation.

The representative office’s main task is to select, send and organize the education of Uzbek students at higher educational institutions in Japan using state grants.

Nagoya University was founded in 1939 on the base of Nagoya Medical College. In 1947, the college was renamed Nagoya University. In 2004, Nagoya University became a national higher educational institution.

Based on a report by the Uzbek Higher and Secondary Special Education Ministry, the Japanese International Cooperation Agency annually sends 20 Uzbeks to study at Japanese universities.