iU 情報経営イノベーション専門職大学は、このほど海外大学との提携の第一段階として、米国カリフォルニア大学サン・ディエゴ校(The University of California, San Diego 「UCSD」)、米国イリノイ大学シカゴ校(The University of Illinois at Chicago 「UIC」)、英国シェーフィールド大学(The University of Sheffield)、マレーシアラッフルズ大学(Raffles University Malaysia )、シンガポール国立大学(National University of Singapore)、英国ニコラ・テスラ大学院大学 (Nikola Tesla Graduate School)、アフリカアクレ連邦技術大学(The Federal University of Technology、 Akure、 Ondo State、 Nigeria: FUTA)の7校との包括的提携に合意しました。



  1. 提携大学での授業が受けられ、卒業単位として認められる「グローバルキャンパスパスポート制度」の導入
  2. 戦略特区の共同利用による新産業、新製品の共同開発研究
  3. 海外留学生へのビザ特区の設置
  4. その他eスポーツ、超教育、超スポーツ、アニメ、オタクなどの国際的共同研究
  5.  起業支援、及び人材育成



iU announces partnership with 7 international universities.

[Friday, August 21, 2020] The Professional University of Information and Management for Innovation (“iU”) commenced its first year of operation on April 1st 2020, and has now reached comprehensive partnership agreements with the following seven global prominent schools: The University of California, San Diego (UCSD); The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC); The University of Sheffield; Raffles University Malaysia; The National University of Singapore; Nikola Tesla Graduate School in the U.K.; and the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Ondo State, Nigeria, with ongoing efforts for additional international collaborations.

iU will continue to actively collaborate with major universities in Japan and abroad, with the aim to realize a “Global University Network,” representing an intellectual hub for the IT and business industries centered around iU.

Specifically, in addition to the exchange of students and faculty members and the implementation of joint research, the objectives are as follows:

  1. A “passport” system that allows classes at partner universities and recognition of course credits
  2. Joint development for research of new ventures and new products within a joint strategic special zone
  3. Establishment of special a visa zone for international students
  4. International collaborative research on the fields of eSports, super education, super sports, anime, otaku, etc.
  5. Entrepreneurship support and Human Capital development

The “Global University Network” advocated by iU, includes alliances with overseas universities. Through collaboration with each institution, iU will strives to develop and promote international joint lectures, joint experiments, implementation of various IT technologies, and joint research through exchanges of students and faculty from partner universities. iU will also work closely with prominent companies in Japan and overseas that support these activities.