The Top Global University Project is a funding project that aims to enhance the international competitiveness of higher education in Japan. It provides support for world-class and innovative universities that lead the internationalization of Japanese universities.

The "Re-Inventing Japan Project" is a funding project that aims to foster human resources capable of being globally active, and to assure the quality of mechanisms for the mutual recognition of credits and grade management through an international framework, by giving financial support to efforts for the formation of collaborative programs with universities in such countries as Asia and US, that conduct study abroad programs for Japanese students and undertakes the strategic acceptance of foreign students.

The Project for Promotion of Global Human Resource Development is a funding project that aims to overcome the Japanese younger generation's "inward tendency" and to foster human resources who can positively meet the challenges and succeed in the global field, as the basis for improving Japan’ s global competitiveness and enhancing the ties between nations. Efforts to promote the internationalization of university education in Japan will be given strong, priority support.

The Global 30 Project is a funding project that aims to promote internationalization of academic environment of Japanese universities and acceptance of excellent international students studying in Japan. The selected 13 core universities have been implementing a variety of approaches to internationalize academic systems and campuses such as developing degree programs conducted in English and enriching international student support, while they are expected to enhance inter-university network for sharing educational resource and other outputs including establishment of overseas office which can be jointly used by all Japanese universities.

(Office for International Planning, Higher Education Policy Planning Division, Higher Education Bureau)