On October, 4 the Rector of the National Technical University of Ukraine "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute", member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Michael Zgurovsky and president of Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology Professor Tadashi Matsunaha signed an agreement on academic exchanges between the two universities.
The agreement provides for the establishment and development of cultural, educational and technological connection between the Ukrainian and Japanese universities, the organization of joint research, the introduction of the practice of teaching some educational courses in both universities, the participation of representatives of both universities in research seminars, colloquiums, conferences and symposia held in the universities and more. Participation in other forms of cooperation can be discussed in individual contracts. The areas of cooperation are determined by common interests of both universities and their conditions are determined and based on mutual opportunities and needs. In addition to the agreement on academic exchange , the Rector of NTUU "KPI" Michael Zgurovsky and president of Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology signed a Memorandum of Understanding , which identified a number of principles about universities cooperation in the organization of teachers, researchers and students exchange.