Japan, the world’s third largest economy, struggles with greatchallenges in higher education. One issue, the aging population,has already led to a
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Japan’s mobility slumps, global mobilityrises
Experts fear that “unless this trend is reversed, Japan’sinternational competitiveness and awareness of other countries andcultures will continue to suffer.” This phenomenon stands in starkcontrast to what is going on in Japan’s neighboring countries likeChina and South Korea. There, outward and inward student numbersare on the rise. On a global scale, researchers expect foreignstudent enrolment to grow to over 8 million by 2025, up from 2.1million in 2002.