President Juichi Yamagiwa attends the 4th German-Japanese University Presidents’ Conference (16–17 April 2015)

A Kyoto University delegation attended the 4th German-Japanese University Presidents’ Conference at Tohoku University on 16–17 April 2015. The delegation was headed by President Juichi Yamagiwa and included Prof Kayo Inaba, executive vice-president for gender equality, international affairs, and public relations, Prof Junichi Mori, director-general of the Organization for the Promotion of International Relations (OPIR), and several other staff members.

Approximately 150 people from the six member universities of the German-Japanese HeKKSaGOn University Consortium (see below for details) participated in the conference, which focused on the theme of “Building Venues for the Creation of New Knowledge and Values”.

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President Yamagiwa delivers a lecture

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From left to right: Dr Yahyapour, presidential advisor, Göttingen University, President Toshio Hirano, Osaka University, President Yamagiwa, Kyoto University, Rector Bernhard Eitel, Heidelberg University, President Holger Hanselka, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, and President Satomi, Tohoku University

 

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The Conference Participants

▼Please refer to the following web page for details.
http://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/about/events_news/office/kikaku-joho/kokusai-kikaku/news/2015/150417_1.html

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