The National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo: Main research activities and International Cooperation Policy

Henri Angelino
NII Tokyo


The National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo is the only national academic research institute for Informatics in Japan. Its activities deal with: Computer and Information Science related research structured in 4 Research Divisions Service operation of academic information infrastructure (academic networks and contents) Human resource development including education for graduate students, university-industry cooperation International strategy After a general presentation of the research activities in the four Divisions, I will describe the NII policy for International cooperation, in particular the "NII International Internship" to receive postgraduate students for a short period 2-6 months and the visiting professor positions with financial support.