President Juichi Yamagiwa Attends the 5th Japanese-German University Presidents’ Conference (September 29–30, 2016)

A Kyoto University delegation attended the 4th Japanese-German University Presidents’ Conference at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology on September 29–30, 2016. The delegation was headed by President Juichi Yamagiwa and included Dr. Kayo Inaba, executive vice-president for gender equality, international affairs, and public relations and several other faculty and staff members. Approximately 170 people from the six member universities of the German-Japanese HeKKSaGOn University Consortium participated in the conference, which focused on the theme of “Fostering Student Mobility to Shape Tomorrow’s Researchers and Innovators.”


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From left to right: Rector Bernhard Eitel (Heidelberg University), President Juichi Yamagiwa (Kyoto University), President Holger Hanselka (KIT), President Susumu Satomi (Tohoku University), President Ulrike Beisiegel (Göttingen University), and President Shojiro Nishio (Osaka University)