Global COE Program Ars Vivendi

The Global COE Program Ars Vivendi ends as of academic year 2011 (March 2012) and its activities are taken over by the Research Center for Ars Vivendi of Ritsumeikan University.

The Global COE Program Ars Vivendi of Ritsumeikan University was recognized by Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology as one of the programs to be supported form excellent educational and research base worldwide on June 15, 2007.

This is the graphic image of Ars Vivendi Program. Ars Vivendi. Program was adopted as a Global Center of Excellence Program by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, and Technology in Japan in 2007. In Ars Vivendi Program, the Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences and the Institute of Human Sciences collaborate to promote Ars Vivendi's educational and research activities.

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*We live with diseases, aging and disabilities. Through these experiences, we create the wisdom and techniques for living. The Ars Vivendi program collects experiences and stories of people with diseases, aging and disabilities and analyzes their relationships with society. It envisions the way they may live in the future and presents projects for an ideal society and world. We have been compiling a database of information that until now only existed dispersed and buried in various fields of the natural and social sciences, as well as the arts. We analyzed the collected information and made it accessible to society at large.

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