The Hiroshima University Office (Russia)

Location: Tomsk Pedagogical University, Russia

In September 2005, Hiroshima University concluded a university agreement with Tomsk Pedagogical University, and in October 2006, the Hiroshima University Representative Office was established on the Tomsk Pedagogical campus.
The main goals of the Office are to support academic exchanges with undergraduate and graduate students as well as academic faculty, regulate joint research, support Japanese language education at Tomsk Pedagogical, introduce Japanese culture, and introduce and promote HU's education program.
So far, an event introducing Hiroshima University ("Hiroshima University Day") and an international conference, "Peace Studies and Peace Discourse in Education" were held in 2006. In October 2007, the President of Tomsk Pedagogical University, President Valery Obukhov, Vice President Konstantin E. Osetrin(Innovation Policy/Information), Vice President Marina Voitekhovskaya (Academic Affairs), and Professor Sergey D. Odintsov visited HU and held discussions about the practical usage of the Representative Office.