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Swiss universities featured at study abroad fairs in Japan

As every year, the Science & Technology Office Tokyo was present at many study abroad fairs across Japan to promote and raise interest for Swiss universities and universities of applied sciences. They are the perfect opportunity to strengthen ties between … Continue reading

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Swiss Universities at EHEF in Tokyo and Osaka

Like every year, the Science & Technology Office was promoting Swiss Universities at the European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) at Meiji University in Tokyo on May 19th and at the International House in Osaka on May 20th. Over the course … Continue reading

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New USI Alumni Chapter in Tokyo

On June 1st 2018, a new University Chapter was founded in Tokyo, this time for Alumni of the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI). The alumni chapter inauguration event was held at the Residence of the Embassy of Switzerland in Japan, … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

Toyama Prefectural University, Toyama University and the University of Basel sign academic exchange agreements

Toyama Prefectural University and Toyama University have announced new academic exchange agreements with the University of Basel in Switzerland. The new agreement between Toyama Prefectural University and the University of Basel encompasses exchange of faculty, researchers and students with an … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

Visit of Swiss President at Honda in Tokyo

After President Alain Berset’s official meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday, the Swiss President, together with Ambassador Paroz, visited the Honda R&D Company in central Tokyo on Friday April 13th. After a greeting by Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo, … Continue reading

Posted in Swiss News |

Alumni & Friends Hanami Event 2018

On 24th of March 2018, the Science and Technology Office in Tokyo organized a Hanami event for Alumni of Swiss Universities. We were happy to reunite with Alumni who are now back in Japan. After a stroll along the canal … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News |

Second bilateral call for Joint Research Projects (JRPs) with Japan

In the frame of the Strategic Japanese-Swiss Science and Technology Programme (SJSSTP) and in collaboration with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), the SNSF launches the second bilateral call for Joint Research Projects (JRPs) with Japan. 8-10 … Continue reading

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Research for Design: Nishi Market and Food of Kyoto. Now at KYOTO Design Lab’s Tokyo Gallery!

Kyoto Institute of Technology’s Design Lab has a new exhibit on based on research in coordination with  Prof. Manuel Herz from the University of Basel and Architekt  Shadi Rahbaran. It casts a new look on the interaction between Kyoto’s food … Continue reading

Posted in Japan News |

Visit of iCONM and RIKEN

The delegation members to the 4th Joint Committee Meeting on S&T Cooperation, including representatives and researchers from Swiss universities, Swiss Research Institutes and the State Secretariat of Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), had the opportunity to visit several research institutes … Continue reading

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4th Joint Committee Meeting on S&T Cooperation

The fourth Joint Committee Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation between Japan and Switzerland was held at the Mita Conference Hall in Tokyo on February 28th 2018. The event was opened by Ambassador Nakane, Ambassador for Science and Technology Cooperation … Continue reading

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