Faculty of Agriculture | Okayama University


Academic Seminars held in cooperation with six Japanese national universities at two universities in Indonesia

September 25, 2019

On September 16 and 17, 2019, Okayama University held an Academic Seminar in Indonesia at IPB University and the University of Indonesia, in collaboration with the Six National Universities Network/International Education & Research System, Japan (SUN/SixERS) to convey the benefits of studying at universities in Japan.
The seminars were held to encourage local students to study in Japan as part of the “Study in Japan Global Network Project (ASEAN),” with which Okayama University has been entrusted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. On September 16, we paid a courtesy call before the seminar to the faculty members responsible for international cooperation at IPB University. With a local faculty member who earned a doctoral degree in Japan participating in the meeting, we had an active exchange of views on studying in Japan. At the seminar, three professors, one each from Chiba University, Kumamoto University, and Okayama University, provided presentations. Moreover, representing of the Embassy of Japan in Indonesia, TAKAHASHI Yusuke, First Secretary, and Britantia Juliant participated in the event and gave a presentation regarding the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships.

On September 17, the seminar held at the University of Indonesia was attended by many people with the cooperation of Rinjani Hanani Suyu, Education Adviser of the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) Indonesia office. The events provided individual consultations for studying in Japan, attracting a total of about 190 local university students, alumni, and teaching staff over two days.

 * Study in Japan Global Network Project
Since September 2014, Okayama University has addressed the Study in Japan Coordinator Project (Myanmar). The initiative became the Study in Japan Global Network Project in April 2018, expanding its target to the entire ASEAN region. The university established OJEIC in Yangon to implement programs to encourage local students to study in Japan

Seminar lecturers (Field)
Chiba University: Prof. ODA Yuichi, Institute for Excellence in Educational Innovation (International Education)
Kumamoto University: Prof. SAWA Tomohiro, Graduate School of Life Sciences (Microbiology)/Vice
Okayama University: Prof. KADOTA Isao, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Assistant Director, Institute of Global Human Resource Development (Organic Chemistry)
Okayama University: Prof. MURATA Yoshiyuki, Graduate School of Environmental and Life Science Director, Study in Japan Global Network Project (Study in Japan consultation)