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The Fifth Annual Conference on Global Higher Education
at Lakeland University Japan

Saturday June 9, 2018   •   Lakeland University Japan Campus

Register to Attend!

General registration for the 5th Annual CGHE is now open! Visit the Registration form page and reserve your attendance now.

Sharing Research, Expanding Innovation

As educators, we understand that teaching extends far beyond everyday classroom activity. Yet, we might not often think critically about how our extracurricular lives influence our approaches to pedagogy. How do our (often highly specialized) research subjects and methodologies inform our broader curricular decisions? How do our personal experiences shape our teaching methods and approaches? Moreover, how do instructors and departments utilize research to focus their efforts to meet the challenges of global education?

Please join us on June 9th, 2018 for a day of diverse discussion on education with a global perspective in Japan and around the world.

We invite papers on topics relevant to all aspects of global higher education, including global competency, education policy, research practices, foreign language education, classroom diversity, cross-cultural communication, international student advising, foreign student recruiting, study abroad, area studies, sustainability, peace studies, labor studies, community building, environmental education, or related issues.

Important Dates:
Submission deadline
Notification of selection decisions
Registration deadline for presenters
General registration
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>February 1, 2018
March 1, 2018
April 10, 2018
April 10 - May 31, 2018
June 9, 2018

Registration Fees:

All registration fees will be collected in cash on-site on June 9th. If an invoice, receipt, or other paperwork is required, please send an email to (mailto link to open email in client ).

Pre-registration (February 1 - April 9, 2018):
General Registration (April 10 - May 31, 2018):
On-site registration (June 9, 2018):

Post-conference Dinner Reception:
3,500 yen
4,500 yen
5,500 yen

4,000 yen

For more details, email: ( mailto link to open email in client ).

View the Schedule of Presentations for: the 2018 Conference
the 2017 Conference
the 2016 Conference
  the 2015 Conference
  the 2014 Conference

Many of the 2014 and 2015 conferences' presentations can be viewed on the Lakeland University Japan YouTube Channel.

Join the discussion via the Global Higher Education in Japan Facebook Group.