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Shimamoto Tomonari (School of Public Health, Kyoto University) participated in a symposium organized by Kyoto University and Bordeaux University in 2015, which lead to a joint research project in public health. By applying for the EU Erasmus+ program, he was given the chance deepen the collaboration between both universities and research at “Bordeaux Population Health” Research Center. While staying in Bordeaux, he not only experienced an inspiring and open research atmosphere, but also a new way of living in the heart of France.