Collaborative Research Projects

  • From June 12 to July 10, 2016, Prof. Takemura conducted a research project with Mr. Aleksandr Turbin of the Far Eastern Federal University, as a guest researcher at AIU, on the maritime transportation between Japan and the Russian Far East.
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  • From June 13 to July 3, 2016, a research project was conducted by Ms. Suntararak Parichat, as a guest researcher at AIU, on Thai tourists in Akita.
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  • From April to September, 2016, Profs. Akiba and Toyoda conducted a joint research with Akita Economic Research Institute and NETT (North East Think Tank of Japan) on the aging society and the labor market in Akita.
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  • From 23 to 30 January, 2016, GPSS-GLI of the University of Tokyo conducted a field research program, GFE Akita 2015: “Rural Sustainability in Aging Socieities”, in Gojome Town, Akita, in cooperation with IASRC.
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  • From 15 to 27 January, 2016, a research project was conducted by Prof. Jong H. Wi of Chung-Ang University, as a guest researcher at AIU, on Korean tourists in Akita.
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  • From January 21 – February 10, 2016, a research project was conducted by Prof. Kuang-Chung Lee of National Dong Hwa University, as a guest researcher at AIU, on Taiwanese tourists in Akita.
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  • From February 17 to March 13, 2015, a research project was conducted by Ms. Nor Zafir Md Salleh of the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, as a guest researcher at AIU, on Muslim-friendly tourism in Akita.