Seoul National University
A Tradition of Excellence Honoring Public Service Pioneering KnowledgeSeoul National University honors the ideals of liberal education and aims to teach students a lifelong love of learning that will form the basis for continuous personal growth.At the same time it is committed to preparing students to work and live in an increasingly competitive global environment. As South Korea's first national university, Seoul National University has a tradition of standing up for democracy and peace on the Korean peninsula.Graduates have long served as public servants in key positions of the Korean government. In teaching, research, and public service, Seoul National University continues to set the standard of excellence.The mission of Seoul National University in the twenty-first century is to create a vibrant intellectual community where students and scholars join together in building the future. As Korea's leading research university, Seoul National University is committed to diversifying its student body and faculty, fostering global exchange, and promoting path-breaking research in all fields of knowledge.
Zhejiang University is a comprehensive research university with distinctive features and a national as well as international impact. Research at Zhejiang University spans 12 academic disciplines, covering philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, art, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management and etc. With 7 faculties and 37 colleges/schools, Zhejiang University has 14 primary and 21 secondary national leading academic disciplines....
Founded in 1737, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is a research university of international renown with strong focuses in research-led teaching. The University is distinguished by the rich diversity of its subject spectrum particularly in the humanities, its excellent facilities for the pursuit of scientific research, and the outstanding quality of the areas that define its profile. From 2007 to 2012 Georg-August-Universität Göttingen was rewarded funding from the Initiative of Excellence of the German Federal and State Governments with its institutional strategy for the future entitled “Göttingen.Tradition – Innovation – Autonomy”. The University was able to realise all measures of the concept. Now Göttingen University will develop the successfully established measures further to continously advance the University’s positive developments in research and teaching....
University of Oulu
The University of Oulu is an international science university which creates innovation for the future, well-being, and knowledge through multidisciplinary research and education.Future innovation is about seeking, utilizing and applying new knowledge. The University of Oulu researches people and culture in a changing living environment, as well as opportunities that new technology provides for improving the well-being of people and the environment. The University of Oulu is a multidisciplinary expert in Northerness....
As the forth-largest city in Japan, the city of Nagoya is the prefectural capital of Aichi Prefecture, which is located in the southwest of the Chubu region, literally meaning the central Japan. The city has a station for the Shinkansen or the so-called Bullet Train, which runs east and west along the Pacific Ocean and is conveniently used for people to visit Japan's well-known sightseeing places such as Tokyo, Kyoto, and Hiroshima.Since the ancient times, the city has been playing an important role as a key region for transportation in an environment marked by the rich Nobi Plains. Following construction of the Nagoya Castle at the beginning of the 17th century, the castle town was built and industries were developed. Also, the Port of Nagoya acts as a comprehensive port with over 100 years of history since it's opening and with the largest shipment value in Japan is connected with about 150 countries and regions in the world. With this serving as one of the strategic bases, the city is prosperous with, for example, automobile industry represented by Toyota Motor Corporation.The city of Nagoya with a population of about 2 million still continues to develop, while showing various different features such as being a core region for Japan's industrial technology, being a node in the national arterial traffic system, being a cultural city with a long history.Nagoya Convention & Visitors Bureau "Nagoya Information Navi"