The following is a list of endowed lectures that were held in cooperation with local municipalities and companies and paid for with donations from these partners.
|Year||Municipality or company||Course||Faculty||Overview|
|2018 Fall Semester||Oita Godo News Company||Special Lecture in Tourism and Hospitality||College of Asia Pacific Studies Associate Professor Takayuki Kubo||This lecture was held in cooperation with Oita Godo Shimbun, with whom APU concluded a cooperative agreement of cooperation in January 2017. Donations were used to cover subject coordinator expenses and bus rental fees.
Thirty-five students registered for this subject, which was offered as “Special Lecture (Hospitality and Tourism),” a regular subject of the College of Asia Pacific Studies. Through both in-class lectures and fieldwork, students learned about the history, natural resources, and culture of Oita, including Usa Jingu Shrine and Rokugo Manzan; the Onogawa River system and stone Buddha culture; and Otomo Sorin and the spread of Christianity. The lecture concluded with a final presentation held in the local community.