2018 AIU Study Abroad Fair a Success!

The Student Hall was colorfully decorated with posters, balloons, and national flags for the two-day 2018 AIU Study Abroad Fair events on June 28 and 29. Exchange students and AIU senior students representing 49 partner institutions from 23 countries and regions volunteered to recruit new students to study abroad at AIU’s 190 international partner institutions.

Akita International University Study Abroad Fair Venue entrance

Entrance to the fair venue.

Although the fair was held in the middle of class hours across two weekdays, more than 150 students visited over the course of the fair to talk with the enthusiastic volunteers and gather attractive and memorable university goods provided by our partner institutions.

Akita International University Study Abroad Fair Linnaeus University University of Malta

Exchange students representing Linnaeus University (Sweden) and University of Malta (Malta) share their experiences with future study abroad students.

Akita International University Study Abroad Fair Oceania Partner Universities Booth

The Oceania booths were packed with AIU students asking questions.

Akita International University Study Abroad Fair National Taiwan University display

Students' beautiful presentation about food cultures and sightseeing spots around National Taiwan University.

All Akita International University students are required to study abroad for a year at one of our partner universities. The annual study abroad fair is their best opportunity to get information about their options. Exchange students from our partners, as well as AIU students who have returned, pass out pamphlets and promotional goods supplied by our partners, and talk about their own personal experiences to encourage others to follow in their footsteps.

Akita International University Study Abroad Fair Thammasat University Kasetsart University

Volunteer students from Thammasat University (Thailand) and Kasetsart University (Thailand) talk about their schools and college life in Thailand to AIU students.

Akita International University Study Abroad Fair Alverno College Mississippi State University

Volunteer students from Alverno College (United States) and Mississippi State University (United States) decorating their booths to attract visiting students.

Akita International University Study Abroad Fair partner university promotional goods

University goods and materials provided by partners. Thanks to all of our partners!

Thank you to all of our volunteer students and partner universities who made this fair a success! 

Center for International Affairs


Participating Universities

Czech Republic
  • Masaryk University
  • Aalborg University
  • University of Lapland
  • University of Tampere
  • University of Vaasa
  • NEOMA Business School
  • PSB Paris School of Business
  • University of Latvia
  • Vytautas Magnus University
  • University of Malta
  • HAN University of Applied Sciences, Arnhem Business School
  • University of Oslo
  • Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • Linnaeus University
  • FHS St. Gallen, University of Applied Sciences
  • University of Essex
Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Sogang University
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • National Chengchi University
  • National Chi Nan University
  • National Taiwan Normal University
  • National Taiwan University
  • Tamkang University
  • Yuan Ze University
  • Kasetsart University
  • Thammasat University, Faculty of Economics
North America
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Colima
  • Alverno College
  • Beloit College
  • The College of William and Mary
  • Dickinson College
  • The George Washington University
  • High Point University
  • Mississippi State University
  • San Francisco State University
  • St. Cloud State University
  • State University of New York at Oswego
  • University of Colorado at Boulder
  • University of Utah
  • Washington & Jefferson College
  • The Australian National University
  • Macquarie University
  • Swinburne University of Technology
  • University of New South Wales
  • The University of Western Australia
New Zealand
  • University of Canterbury
  • Victoria University of Wellington