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Welcome to the spring 2014 edition of the Keio Global e-newsletter!
This edition features the EBA Consortium, a unique alliance aimed at solving emerging issues in Asia, and Keio's partner institution the University of Cologne, one of Germany's oldest universities.


The EBA Consortium: An innovative approach to educating Asia's future leaders

Keio Global spoke to faculty members and students involved in the EBA Consortium, a unique alliance between Keio and seven of ASEAN's top universities working together to provide an innovative approach to educating future generations to tackle issues arising in Asia.

International Partners: University of Cologne

As part of a series to introduce Keio's international partner institutions, this edition looks at the University of Cologne, one of Germany's largest and oldest universities.

Recent News

KJSP 2014: Student perspectives

The Keio Short Term Japanese Program was held successfully for the second time this year, with 20 international students and 11 Keio students participating. Keio Global spoke to four of the students about their experiences of the program.

KBS hosts the Council on Business and Society Forum

On March 6-7, KBS hosted the Council and Business and Society's 2nd international Forum. Around 300 people representing academia, government and industry from around the world attended to discuss issues under the topic "Health and Healthcare."

Upcoming Events

Study Abroad Fairs

Keio will attend the following study abroad fairs in the next few months.

Japan Education Fair in Taiwan

Date Jul. 20 (Sun.), 2014, 10:45 - 17:00
Venue Taipei World Trade Center
Address Exhibition Hall, 5 Hsin-Yi Rd., Sec. 5, Taipei, Taiwan

Japan Education Fair in Republic of Korea

Date Sep. 14 (Sun.), 2014, 11:00 - 17:00
Venue SETEC (Seoul Trade Exhibition Center)
Address 3104, Nambusunhwan-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea

See the link below for more information on past and future fairs:

Shonan Fujisawa Campus (SFC) Tanabata Festival

The 25th SFC Tanabata Festival will take place on July 5 (Sat.) from 11:00.
A student-run festival held annually to mark the Japanese festival of "Tanabata," or the "star festival," the SFC Tanabata Festival is a hugely popular event with over 10,000 people coming each year to see the grounds of SFC transformed with decorations and displays and to enjoy the stalls, games, and attractions run throughout the afternoon by students and local residents.

For information on this year's festival, see: http://tanabata.sfc.keio.ac.jp/ (Only available in Japanese.)

This newsletter is produced by the Keio Global Team, Keio University.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any comments or queries:

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