Vice President of Ateneo de Manila University pays courtesy visit to President Shinji Harada

On November 20, 2015, President Shinji Harada received a courtesy visit from Fr. Jose M. Cruz SJ, Vice President for University and Global Relations of Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines.


Established in 1859 and located in Quezon City, the largest city in Metro Manila on Luzon Island in the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University is one of the leading private universities in the country.


In this visit, Dr. Cruz met with Assistant Professor Armando Quitain of the Department of Applied Chemistry and Biochemistry in the Faculty of Engineering, faculty members of the Graduate School of Science and Technology, and faculty members of the College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies. They exchanged views on the mutual dispatch and reception of students, along with the exchange of instructors, and agreed to develop a good relationship between both universities.


This visit is expected to enhance international student and academic exchange between Kumamoto University and Ateneo de Manila University as well as other higher education institutions in the Philippines.



Vice President Cruz (second from left) and President Harada (center)