(22.12.2020) Al-Farabi Center Opens at the University of Tsukuba
On December 22, 2020, the opening ceremony of the Al-Farabi Center was held at the University of Tsukuba. The relations between Al-Farabi Kazakh National University and the University of Tsukuba started with the signing of an academic exchange agreement in 2007. In 2019, a Campus-in-Campus program agreement was signed. Under that program, an office of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University would be set up at the University of Tsukuba. The office would be to utilized this office as an Al-Farabi Center for developing educational and research exchanges between the two universities, based on the ideas of Al-Farabi “great thinker of the Orient”.
At the opening ceremony, President Kyosuke Nagata of the University of Tsukuba, Ambassador Yerlan Baudarbek-Kozhatayev of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Japan, and Rector Galimkair Mutanov of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University expressed their congratulations. Rector Mutanov said that he is delighted to open the Al-Farabi Center during the 1150th birth anniversary of Abu Nasr Al-Farabi.