Almaty Office

In April 2014, the University of Tsukuba Almaty Office was established at the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan. Together with  the Tashkent Office in the Central Asian region, the mission of the Almaty Office is to promote research in the fields of Japanese language education, Central Asian Studies, and other interdisciplinary areas, to support the publication and dissemination of scholarly articles, and to organize international conferences, symposia, as well as cultural events  in both Japan and Kazakhstan.

What's New

July 2017: Proceedings of the Central Asia-Japan Research Conference held last February 2017 are now available online.

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  • Masaki Ono : Director, University of Tsukuba Almaty Office
  • Takashi Ninomiya : Coordinator, University of Tsukuba Almaty Office
  • Yuko Akita: Liaison, Office of Global Initiatives, University of Tsukuba