MIRAI・2019 is a short-term youth exchange program to invite 165 graduate/undergraduate students and young professionals from Europe and other countries.
In 2015, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan has launched “Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs” which promote people-to-people exchanges between Japan and the various nations of the Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Caucasus, Central Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean, and to encourage an understanding of Japan’s economy, society, history, diverse culture, politics and diplomatic relations among participants. Since 2015 to 2018, the programs count 24,480 participants would be sent to or from Japan and these countries. Participants are expected to proactively disseminate information on Japan’s attractions and contribute to promoting sustained attention to Japan. The Europe regional component of this exchange program is called “MIRAI”.
“MIRAI・2019” is a short-term youth exchange program to invite 165 graduate/undergraduate students and young professionals from Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus, who study Politics, Law, Security Policies, Economics, International Relations, Asian Studies, Japan Studies, Science and Technology or other related fields. The program is entitled as the “MIRAI” with a play on the Japanese word “MIRAI” (未来) (pronounced ”me-rye”) which means “Future”.
15 October 2019