Crossing boundaries, unlocking creativity

1-3 June 2021 | Aichi, Japan

Times Higher Education’s first summit in Japan will take place in partnership with Fujita Health University in Nagoya, the industrial heartland of the nation and one of the world’s great urban and commercial hubs.

This will be a hybrid event with full virtual access available to anyone unable to travel, but we will also be welcoming any delegates that are able to safely travel to Nagoya in June.

Fujita Health University is one of Japan’s leading medical universities and is renowned for its expertise in rehabilitative and regenerative medicine. The summit will discover how the spirit of innovation continues today in research, education, and collaborations with industry. Together, we will explore how it has been strengthened by scholars and students increasingly crossing national and disciplinary boundaries, as well as building links between industry and academia.

Agenda themes:

  • Creativity arising across borders
  • Addressing challenges
  • Universities supporting society

THE Asia University Rankings 2021


Including the launch of the THE Asia Universities Ranking 2021, this is a must-attend event for universities across the continent to share ideas and to network with their peers as we reset the global higher education post-Covid.


The most extraordinary concentration of wisdom, expertise and top contacts in higher education today.

Jesús Seade
Associate vice-president for global affairs
Chinese University of Hong Kong


Such partnerships have given us the opportunity to broaden our knowledge of the importance of scientific research, and how to best manage it.

Omer Inja
Vice-president of administrative affairs
University of Kirkuk


A unique and wonderful experience for the formation of relationships and for the knowledge of modern technologies. THE also achieved just and impartial results in the selection of award winners.

Manal Mohamed Almarzooqi
Instructor of arabic language
New York University Abu Dhabi

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