Welcome party hosted by International Graduate Program on Civil and Environmental Engineering

A welcome party for new foreign students of the International Graduate Program on Civil and Environmental Engineering was held on June 9, 2017 at COOP in Saitama University. A total of 45 foreign students, including 22 new students from 12 countries across Asia and Africa, who were admitted to the program under the October 2016 and April 2017 intakes, were welcomed. The total number of participants reached 63 including Japanese tutors, faculty members and staffs from the Office of International Affairs, the Department of Economics and Management Studies and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

This year the International Graduate Program on Civil and Environmental Engineering initiated Mecon project in collaboration with the Department of Economics and Management Studies. One new student from National University of Laos, with which Saitama university concluded the Memorandum of Understandings last year, was admitted to the Department of Economics and Management Studies under ADB-JSP (Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Program) shared by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, who also joined the party.

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