Strategic Partnership Agreement with Bordeaux University (10.7, Kyoto)


In 2014, Kyoto University and Bordeaux University concluded a MOU for university wide scientific exchange at an international symposium at Bordeaux University. In various following symposia and workshops, they defined more specific fields of scientific collaboration.

 

On October 7, Dr. Juichi Yamagiwa (President of Kyoto University) and Prof. Manuel Tunon de Lara (President Bordeaux University) signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement in order to take this cooperation to the next step. The signature ceremony took place after a conference held in Addis Abeba (Ethiopia) on strategies for scientific collaboration. At this conference, cooperation in the following three fields of focus were agreed upon: African Studies, Health and Aging, Sustainable Cities.

 

The Kyoto University European Center is eager to support this strategic partnership.

 

(left to right on the front row):
Hélène Jacquet(Université de Bordeaux, Vice-president for Strategy and Development)
Manuel Tunon de Lara (Université de Bordeaux, President Manuel Tunon de Lara)
Dr. Juichi Yamagiwa (President of Kyoto University)
Dr. Kayo Inaba (Executive Vice-President for Gender Equality, International Affairs, and Public Relations of Kyoto University)

(left to right on the back row):
Prof. Yukari Mitsuhashi (Vice-Director of International Strategy Office Kyoto University)
Prof. Yasuyuki Kono (Vice-President for International Strategy, and Director of International Strategy Office Kyoto University)
Prof. Fumihiko Matsuda (Professor of Faculty and Graduate School of Medicine, Deputy executive vice-president for international affairs)
Dr Junji Yamamoto (International Strategy Office Kyoto University’s Administrative Director)

Handshake between Dr. Yamagiwa Juichi (President of Kyoto University) and Prof. Manuel Tunon de Lara (President Bordeaux University) 


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