BOKU and Japan – Co-operation in Past and Future


14 April 2022, 9 - 11 am | Registration deadline: 7 April 2022

More than 30 years of collaboration between BOKU and Japan are a good occasion in BOKU's anniversary year to take a closer look on past and future co-operation in a hybrid event with our Japanese Partner Universities.

Join us on April 14th for an overview on BOKU's history with Japan and joint projects in research and education, in presence of H.E. the ambassador of Japan (Prof. Mizutani) and of the Co-Chairman of of the Committee for issues of the Future Japan-Austria (Prof. Mazal) - for programme, registration details, pls. see below.

  • Programme
    • Welcome by the Rector Prof. Schulev-Steindl and the Japanese Ambassador H.E. Prof. Mizutani
    • Opening message by the Austrian Co-Chairman of the Committee  for issues of the Future Japan-Austria, Prof. Mazal (University of Vienna, University of Kyoto)
    • History of BOKU co-operation with Japan - Prof. Hübl (BOKU)
    • 10 years of Japan-Austria research on sustainable rural development - Prof. Penker (BOKU), Prof. Kohsaka (University of Tokyo) and Prof. Uchiyama (Kobe University)
    • Teaching (DocSchool) co-operation with Shinshu University - Prof. Rosenau (BOKU), T. Goto (BOKU), Prof. Kajiwara (Shinshu)
    • Panel online discussion - ideas for future co-operation
    • Outlook: Funding for projects, scholarships - Dr. Calderón-Peter (BOKU)
    • Closing remarks by the Rector
  • Date / Time / Location
    • 14.4.2022,  9 – 11 am, SR 29 Ilse-Wallentin Haus
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