World Class Professor Program is a project represented by Intitute of Tropical Disease (ITD), Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia (www.itd.unair.ac.id) (ITD profile youtube link : https://youtu.be/5Ow8HgsxMOw) and funded by The Indonesian Directorate General of Resources Science and Technology and Higher Education, Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education. As one of the most primary implementation of the project; ITD, Oita University and Tokyo University collaborate to establish the Global Satellite Laboratory/Research Center in order to provide opportunity to interact with World-Class Institutes and professors, also improves academic performance such as research productivity. The first Project (2017) is Molecular Epidemiology and Identification of Indonesian Natural Products againts Gastrointestinal Infection, with research publications as the main goal. All the program consist of:
Signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) extension between Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Oita, Japan and Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indoneisa as well as information to the Deanabout the begining of World Class Professor Program between Institute Tropical Disease, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia and Departement Enviromental and Preventive Medicine, Oita University, Oita, Japan.