Japan is an island nation located in East Asia. It has the world’s third-largest population of 125 million people, a highly developed economy and rich cultural traditions. The Japanese culture is one of the world’s oldest and most diverse. Known for their high regard for education and their love of the arts, the people of Japan also have a deep respect for nature.
Japan is one of the leading countries in engineering. There are many good co-operative relationships between Japan and other countries. The government has also placed great importance on engineering education, recognising its critical role in the country's technological advancement.