On June 22nd and 23rd, JoDee Anderson, Vice-Dean of Humanities Faculty of University of Santiago de Compostela and other delegates visited Kanazawa University as part of“VIA LÁCTEA Project” and gave special lectures hosted by International Student Center and Foreign Language Institute. The two day’s special lectures were delivered by English and approximately 70 audiences gained a deeper understanding of“VIA LÁCTEA Project” and the European Society.
Prior to the lecture, delegates from University of Santiago de Compostela paid a courtesy visit to President Yamazaki. At the meeting, there was a discussion on the on-going cooperation between University of Santiago de Compostela and our university such as“VIA LÁCTEA Project.”
“VIA LÁCTEA Project” offers a Japan-EU mobility semester program which aims primarily to foster the transnational employability of participants in the expanding cultural services and heritage management sector. The program’s transnational theme is the twinning of two UNESCO World Heritage pilgrim routes: the route of Santiago de Compostela in the northwestern part of the Iberian Peninsula and Kumano Kodo in Japan. “VIA LÁCTEA Project” offers a mobility semester program to 40 students and short stays for 28 staffs from four partner institutions during its three-year program running from October 2014 to September 2017.