|Presidents Murakami (left) and Hurwitz shook hands after signing the memorandum in the signing ceremony.|
June 11, 2013
Tsukuba University of Technology (NTUT) and Gallaudet University (GU) held the signing ceremony to renew the university exchange agreement on June 7.
NTUT in Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki Prefecture is the only national university to serve visually impaired students and deaf/hard of hearing students in Japan.
GU, founded in 1864 in Washington, D.C., is the oldest higher education institution to educate Deaf/deaf student from around the world.
Both the universities concluded the sister school agreement in 2007, aiming at development of education and research until now through exchange of a school staff or students, sharing of education and research information, participation of symposium, etc.