Applications for the 21st National University Consortium Research Exchange Forum are now being accepted! (Until 7/31)

The 21st National University Consortium Research Exchange Forum

The National Association of University Consortiums is pleased to announce the 21st National University Consortium Research Exchange Forum as follows.

We are now accepting applications! We look forward to your participation.


“Development of inter-university and regional collaboration that takes advantage of regional characteristics”


Saturday, September 7, 2024 13:00~18:00・Sunday, September 8, 2024 10:00~12:00


Saturday, September 7: Kyoto City University of Arts Sunday, September 8: Campus Plaza Kyoto

Contents [Day 1] Saturday, September 7, 2024 13:00~18:00

◇Keynote Speech (1)

“Utilizing the resources of the region to create higher education in a new era”

~Exchange and Collaboration in Kyoto Based on Culture and Art~”

Mr. Oussouby Sako (Director, Information Center, Kyoto Seika University)

◇Keynote Speech (2)

“Future Cultural Policy and Inter-University and Inter-Regional Collaboration Based on Trends in Higher Education”

Mr. Jugo Imaizumi (Deputy Director, Agency for Cultural Affairs)

◇Symposium “Expectations for University Consortiums Utilizing Regional Characteristics”

Yuji Kawano (President of the Elisabeth College of Music, Representative Secretary of the National Council of University Consortiums)

Ms. Yoko Matsubara (Vice President, Ritsumeikan Educational Corporation)
Mr. Senyoshi Ikebo (Vice President, Kyoto Association of Corporate Executives)
Hitoshi Miki (Life is Tech Co., Ltd., Former Director of Policy Department, Kyoto City University)

◇Poster Session

We will introduce advanced examples and activities of consortium organizations nationwide.
Please use it as a place to collect practical efforts and various information.

Poster session for 2023 (Shizuoka venue)

◇Information Exchange Meeting (18:30~20:00) Venue: Hotel Granvia Kyoto

While eating and drinking in a standing format, you can exchange information with consortium members who participated from all over the country.
There will also be a performance of the Kyoto Student Festival’s original creation “Kyo Flame Sodefure!”

Kyo Flame Sodetouch!

Contents [2]Day] Sunday, September 8, 2024 10:00~12:00

◇ Subcommittees (4 subcommittees in total)
・Subcommittee 1 (University Consortium Kyoto)
“Development and Management of PBL Courses in Collaboration between Universities and World Heritage Sites”

・Subcommittee 2 (Consortium for Higher Education Miyazaki)
“Co-Creation of Learning and Growth in the Future of High School and University: Exploring New High School-University Collaboration Beyond Consortiums”

・Subcommittee 3 (Non-profit organization University Consortium Osaka)
“Development of wide-area credit transfer by a university consortium
―Toward the realization of high-quality learning that makes the most of the characteristics of the region―”

・Subcommittee 4 (Non-profit organization University Consortium Osaka)
“The Future of Student Volunteer Activities Drawn by Students: Thinking about Sustainable Volunteer Activities”

Participation Fee

Participation fee: 5,000 yen (free for students)
Information Exchange Membership Fee (General) 4,000 yen (Students) 2,000 yen
* If you wish to receive a collection of reports, an additional 1,000 yen is required.

Application Deadline

Until Wednesday, July 31, 2024

Details & Application

For more information on each program and to apply, please visit this special website.
 The 21st National University Consortium Research Exchange Forum Special Site

Click here for the leaflet
 The 21st National University Consortium Research Exchange Forum Leaflet

Contact us

National University Consortium Council Secretariat
telephone : 075-353-9100 FAX : 075-353-9101
* Business hours: Tuesday ~ Saturday 9:00 ~ 17:00 (excluding year-end and New Year holidays)