JSPS Quarterly No. 38, Winter 2011 (1,2 MB)
Event Held in Germany to Introduce Japanese Universities
This event was held on 21 October in the Senckenberg Museum, located adjacent to Goethe University Frankfurt. Calling for the participation of Japanese universities with bases in Europe, the JSPS Bonn Office organizes it every year to pique the interest of students in Germany to take advantage of educational opportunities in Japan. About 80 people mostly students and faculty of the university attended the event.
The meeting was opened by JSPS Bonn Office director Prof. Dr. Keiichi Kodaira, followed by remarks from Prof. Dr. Matthias Lutz-Bachmann, vice-president, Goethe University Frankfurt. Following them officials of the Embassy of Japan in Germany outlined Japan’s research framework, policy for receiving overseas students, and scholarship schemes; the deputy director of JSPS Bonn Office introduced its fellowship and other programs; and university representatives gave short presentations. After a coffee break, two former JSPS fellows spoke about their experiences in Japan, while a member of the German JSPS Club described its alumni activities. A special corner was set up in the hall for the students to converse with the university reps during the coffee breaks.
JSPS Bonn Office