The University of Brawijaya (Indonesia) concluded a university exchange agreement with Kumamoto University

On March 3, 2016, Kumamoto University and the University of Brawijaya (Indonesia) signed a university-level academic and student exchange agreement.


The University of Brawijaya and the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Science, and Graduate School of Science and Technology at Kumamoto University had already concluded a faculty-level academic exchange agreement in 2011, and it has developed into a university-level agreement to expand the exchanges between the two universities. The University of Brawijava is located in Malang, a city with a population of about 800,000 people, at 90 km inland from Surabaya City in the eastern part of Java Island, Indonesia. As one of the nation’s highly-ranked academic institutions, the University has 15 faculties including the fields of social science, science, agriculture and animal husbandry, and medicine. Through this close relationship, the Graduate School of Science and Technology at Kumamoto University has been receiving many students from the University.


Rector Mohammad Bisri and six other members from the University attended a signing ceremony. Rector Bisri and President Shinji Harada at Kumamoto University signed the agreement and exchanged a firm handshake.


During the visit, Rector and his team visited the Graduate School of Science and Technology, took a site tour and exchanged opinions regarding the possibilities of student exchanges and joint researches including double degree programs.


We hope that our agreement will encourage exchanges throughout the university and develop into interactions in new areas.


Rector Bisri and President Harada

Relevant staffers from both universities