Prince Takamado Japan Canada Memorial Fund

Their Imperial Highnesses Prince and Princess TakamadoThe Prince Takamado Japan Canada Memorial Fund has been established to honour the memory and legacy of Prince Takamado.

The late Prince was a longtime friend of the University of Alberta and of Canadian post-secondary education. While working for the Japan Foundation, he dedicated himself to the promotion of Japanese language and culture throughout the world.

The purpose of the Prince Takamado Japan Canada Memorial Fund is to encourage student mobility, foster new teaching, research and cultural exchange programs between Canada and Japan, and build stronger links between the two countries. The Fund honours the memory and legacy of His Imperial Highness Prince Takamado, who was a great admirer of Canadian post-secondary education.