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”.


President Yamagiwa delivers a lecture


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



The Conference Participants

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