Live Locally, Grow Globally

Unique Aspects

Promoting Society-University Co-Creation

Kaitokudo for the 21st Century

Inheriting the spirit of Kaitokudo and Tekijuku, places of learning and origins of Osaka University, Osaka University established Kaitokudo for the 21st Century as a place for citizens and members of the university and as a place for the university to realize its motto, “Live Locally, Grow Globally.” Kaitokudo for the 21st Century takes the initiative in promoting university-industry activities in cooperation with citizens.

Seminars and Lectures open to the Public

University-Community Collaboration Activities at Art Area B1

A major program instituted at Art Area B1 is the "Lab Café," designed and implemented by the Center for the Study of Communication-Design. The Lab Café is an interactive program in which participants have wide-ranging discussions on a variety of topics. The program aims to make the station a communication space in the arts and academia by taking up various themes in philosophy, art, science and technology and providing the general public with chances to be exposed to expertise on those topics.

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