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APU Selected for Japanese Government Scholarship Student Priority Placement Program

APU was selected by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, Sports and Technology (MEXT) for the 2007 Japanese Government Scholarship Student Priority Placement Program.

Under this program, the government selects several graduate programs with international appeal geared towards foreign students and gives these programs priority for placement of government scholarship students. 53 public, private and national universities throughout Japan applied for 97 programs, of which 17 programs in 15 universities were selected. Among private universities, only two programs, offered by APU and Waseda University respectively, were successfully chosen.

At APU, in the Graduate School of Management(Master's Course), the Human Resource Development Program "Innovation and Management of Technology" was selected, and five students have been allocated to this program.

The program details are as follows:

Human Resource Development Program "Innovation and Management of Technology" (Graduate School of Management)

In recent years it has become increasingly important to foster highly skilled individuals in order to create new value and innovation in corporate management. This program strives to nurture such innovative individuals by teaching about strategies in management, technology, marketing, human resources and new market development. As a result the students will absorb a broad range of internationally viable skills such as creative and analytical skills, as well as learn how to perform tasks efficiently and effectively.

All research guidance and lectures are conducted solely in English, giving outstanding students from around the world the opportunity to study, without having to learn Japanese, in a global environment that is also suitable for Japanese students.