Dr. S. Rakutienė’s visit to Japan
The vice-dean of VMU Faculty of Political science and Diplomacy, dr. SimaRakutienė, on the 25th – 30th of September visited and gave an intensive course in Saga University, Japan. S.Rakutienė gave lectures and seminars on the topics of EU institutions and foreign policy, introduced japanese students to the current political issues in the EU, analyzed the development of the EU integration project and its future perspectives.
Sima Rakutienė also communicated with the academic community of Saga University, presented and discussed the most important academic projects of Vytautas Magnus University, exchanges and more intensive future connections in the academic field.
Vytautas Magnus University has active connections and academic exchanges with various universities in Japan. Every year several dozens of japanese students come to VMU, just like VMU students travel to Japan for their studies.
Saga University was established in 1949. However, it was reorganized in 2004 after it was merged with its current medical department. Currently there are about 8000 students in the university.