President Juichi Yamagiwa Attends the 6th Japanese-German University Presidents’ Conference (April 12–13, 2018)

A Kyoto University delegation attended the 6th Japanese-German University Presidents’ Conference at Osaka University on April 12–13, 2018. The delegation was headed by President Juichi Yamagiwa and Executive Vice-President Kayo Inaba (executive vice-president for gender equality, international affairs, and public relations), and included thirty-two faculty and staff members and two students.

Approximately 200 people from the six member universities of the HeKKSaGOn German-Japanese university network participated in the conference, which focused on the theme of “Enhancing social impact and visibility through the next phase of collaboration.”

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(From left to right) President Shojiro Nishio of Osaka University, President Ulrike Beisiegel of Goettingen University, President Hideo Ohno of Tohoku University, Vice President Thomas Hirth of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, President Juichi Yamagiwa of Kyoto University, and President Bernhard Eitel of Heidelberg University.

President Yamagiwa and two student participants from Kyoto University

The plenary session