The Open University of Japan, Center of ICT and Distance Education (OUJ-CODE)
Center of ICT and Distance Education, the Open University of Japan (OUJ-CODE; formerly, National Institute of Multimedia Education, NIME). The Open University of Japan (OUJ) is a distance university, which was established in 1983 in order to provide a quality higher education in innovative and distance ways. OUJ delivers learning content and various student support services through broadcasting (TV and radio), printed materials and/or the Internet. As the core university in lifelong learning (LLL) in Japan, OUJ opens to everyone in wide-ranging stages of life and realizes learning spaces in which students can learn “anytime and anywhere”.