Assistant Professor

ariunaa.e cgin.osaka-u.ac.jp

keyword International education, internationalization of education, transformative education, higher education administration, student mobility, evaluation


  • 2016/04 - 2019/03, Osaka University, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Transformative Education
  • 2011/08 - 2013/05, Syracuse University, School of Education, Postsecondary Education

Research History

  • 2020/04/01 - Present, Osaka University Center for Global Initiatives, Center for Global Initiatives, Assistant Professor
  • 2019/04/01 - 2020/03/31, Osaka University Center for Global Initiatives, Center for Global Initiatives, Specially Appointed Researcher
  • 2017/05/01 - 2019/03/31, Osaka University Graduate School of Human Sciences Human Sciences, Doctoral Program Student
  • 2016/04/01 - 2017/03/31, Osaka University Graduate School of Human Sciences Human Sciences, Doctoral Program Student

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences, Tertiary education


  • Case Studies of Japanese Universities’ Collaborations with ASEAN, China, and Mongolia, Ariunaa Enkhtur,Ming Li,Xixi Zhang, Journal of Comparative & International Higher Education, Vol. 13, No. 4, 2021/12
  • First-Year Students’ Remote Learning Experience in Mongolia during Covid-19: A Pilot Study, Oyundelger Enkhtur,Ariunaa Enkhtur,Sayamaa Dangaasuren, International Conference Proceeding, "E-Learning Methodology, Technology, Evaluation, and Future Trends", 2021/11
  • Student mobility in higher education during COVID-19: A case from Japanese University, Ariunaa Enkhtur,Ming Li,Xixi Zhang, World Voices Nexus: The WCCES Chronicle 2021, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2021/04
  • International exchange activities at Osaka University in the Covid-19 Era: Practices and Challenges of Online International Student Recruiting, Xixi ZHANG,Ming Li,Ariunaa Enkhtur,Mayumi ISHIKAWA,Yuichi KOMIZO, Osaka University Higher Education Studies, Vol. 9, p. 41-49, 2021/03
  • Perceived contributions to national development: Government-sponsored Mongolian alumni from Japan, Ariunaa Enkhtur, Asian Education and Development Studies, Emerald, Vol. 9, No. 2, p. 217-228, 2019/12/18
  • Review of international scholarships in higher education: pathways to social change, Ariunaa Enkhtur, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Informa {UK} Limited, Vol. 39, No. 4, p. 1-2, 2019/12
  • Government Sponsored Students as Agents of National Development? Perspectives of Mongolian Alumni from Japanese Graduate Schools, Ariunaa Enkhtur, 2019/03
  • Government-sponsored Mongolian graduates from Japan: Perceptions of learning experience, Ariunaa Enkhtur, Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies, Vol. 18, No. 3, 2018/12
  • Mongolian Alumni from Japanese Graduate Schools: Applying Transformative Learning Theory to Understand the Outcome of International Education, Enkhtur Ariunaa, 2017/05
  • Transformative learning model for effective study abroad programs, Enkhtur Ariunaa, 2017/03
  • Mongolian alumni from Japanese graduate schools: Outcome of international education abroad, Enkhtur Ariunaa, 2017/03
  • Transformative Learning Theory and Its Application to Higher Education Settings, Ariunaa Enkhtur,Yamamoto Beverley Anne, 大阪大学大学院人間科学研究科紀要, Vol. 43, p. 195-216, 2017/02


  • MJEED Program Graduates’ Contribution in Higher Education in Mongolia: Preliminary Analysis, Ariunaa Enkhtur, 4th Annual Academic Conference of Mongolian Doctoral Students and Researchers in Japan, 2021/11/23
  • Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on undergraduate students' remote learning experience in Mongolia, Oyundelger Enkhtur,Ariunaa Enkhtur,Sayamaa Dangaasuren, 12th Biennial Conference of Comparative Education Society of Asia, 2021/09/26
  • International Student Mobility to Japan during Covid-19 Pandemic, Ming Li,Ariunaa Enkhtur,Xixi Zhang, 2021/09/25
  • Japanese higher education partnership in Asia amidst COVID-19 pandemic, Ariunaa Enkhtur,Ming Li,Xixi Zhang, 3rd WCCES (World Council of Comparative Education Society) Symposium, 2020/11/26
  • Government-sponsored scholarship students as agents of national development? Perspectives of Mongolian alumni from graduate schools, Ariunaa Enkhtur, World Educational Research Association (WERA)・Japan Educational Research Association (JERA) 2019, 2019/08/08
  • Government Scholarship Students as Change Agents, Enkhtur, Ariunaa, Asian Conference on Education, 2017/10/20
  • Transformative Learning Model for Effective Study Abroad Programs, Enkhtur, Ariunaa, Asia-Pacific Association of International Education Annual Conference, 2017/03/22
  • Mongolian Alumni from Japanese Graduate Schools: Outcome of International Education abroad, Enkhtur, Ariunaa, Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference, 2017/03/04