The Opening Forum for TRANS Europe-East Asia Education Program will be held at the room A110, University of Tsukuba, from 9:50 to 18:00 on February 14th 2012. This educational program was adopted as one of twenty-five projects toward enhancing global development of the universities in Japan by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. It aims at international human resources development in the realm of the humanities and the social sciences in cooperation with seven foreign universities.