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3rd Group (Economics and Business)

December 9, 2019

1. From December 11th to December 18th, 39 graduate and undergraduate students from Europe will visit Japan as members of the third group of MIRAI・2019 (Theme: Economics and Business), promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

2. This group will visit Tokyo and Hiroshima to experience various aspects of Japanese Economics, Business and society including traditional Japanese culture. The students will attend various academic lectures and exchange their opinions with Japanese students at Sophia University. In Hiroshima, students will visit the Peace Memorial Park, listen to stories of hibakusha (survivors of the atomic bombing) and learn the realities of the atomic bombing. At the weekend, students will home-stay at Japanese families in Edajima-city, suburb of Hiroshima-city.

3. Through the program, students are expected to deepen their understanding of Japan and actively deliver messages about their experiences in Japan even after they return to their own countries.

(note) The third group includes students from the following 32 countries;
Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark,
Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy,
Latvia, Malta, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia,
Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom

This program is implemented by JTB Corp.

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