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The 2nd Hiroshima University Symposium on SDGs
The 6th Taoyaka Program International symposium


The 2nd Hiroshima University Symposium on SDGs: The Nexus between Global Goals and Research Enhancement through University Reforms will be held as follows. This is also the 6th Taoyaka Program International symposium. In this symposium, we host leaders in their respective fields from universities and institutions to intellectually promote and openly discuss our university reforms, enhancement of research, and the development of a new type of collaborative environment centered around the university, together with a collective pursuit of universally effective SDGs. This event is open to all.

Date:Saturday, December 1st, 2018 13:00-17:30
Venue:Lecture Room M401, Higashi-Senda Innovative Research Center (Directions)※
Language:Japanese and English (Simultaneous translation provided)
Admission:Free (Online registration from the symposium website
Organizer:Hiroshima University Network for Education and Research on Peace and Sustainability, Hiroshima University TAOYAKA Program for Creating a Flexible, Enduring, Peaceful Society
Co-hosted by:The Japan Association of National Universities, Hiroshima University Institute for Higher Education, and United Nations Institute for Training and Research
Endorsed by:Hiroshima Prefecture
Cooperated by:Japan International Cooperation Agency Chugoku Center

※Shuttle bus will be available between the Higashi-hiroshima campus and Senda campus.
Outward: 11:30: 2F Main entrance of Hojin-honbu-mae → 11:40: Daigaku-kaikan-mae → 12:30: Senda campus
Homeward: 17:45: Senda campus → 18:30: 2F Main entrance of Hojin-honbu-mae → 18:40: Daigaku-kaikan-mae
(Please note that the bus may be slightly delayed due to the traffic conditions)   

Program

▼【Part 1】13:00-14:00
Opening Remark Mitsuo Ochi, President, Hiroshima University
Congratulatory Speech by MEXT Mitsuhiro Ikehara, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
3rd Peace Lecture Marathon
 Honorary Distinguished Professor Award Ceremony
Special Lecture: H. Murat Mercan, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Turkey
▼【Part 2】14:20-17:30
Video Message Implementing SDGs Through Universities
Paul Shrivastava, Director, Sustainability Institute, The Pennsylvania State University
Keynote Speech 1 Getting Started with the SDGs in Universities
Tahl Kestin, Research Program Manager, Monash Sustainable Development Institute, Monash University
Keynote Speech 2 From Agency to Enterprise in American Higher Education
Derrick M. Anderson, Advisor to the President, Office of the President, Arizona State University
Panel Discussion The Nexus between Global Goals and Research Enhancement through University Reforms
Moderator:Shinji Kaneko (Professor, Graduate School of Int’l Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University)
Panels:
– Kensuke Ohnishi (Chief Executive Officer, Peace Winds Japan)
– Mariko Nishizawa (Project Coordinator, Peace Promotion Project Team, Hiroshima Prefectural Government)
– Tahl Kestin
– Derrick M. Anderson
– Shinichi Kobayashi (Director, Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University)
Closing Remark Yohsuke Yamamoto, Executive and Vice President for Research, Hiroshima University

Contact:Research Planning Office, Hiroshima University
email:ura@office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp

Prof. Kazuo Tomozawa will appear on “NHK High School Lectures ~Geography ” on Friday, November 30th.

(This program will be in Japanese)

[Air Date&Time] Friday, November 30th 2018  2:40PM-3:00PM
[Station] NHK E-television
[Program] “NHK High School Lectures ~Geography” (NHK高校講座 地理)

the program’s website (Japanese Only)

(November 5 to 16) Admission Application Period

April 2019 Admission (Second Admission)/October 2019 Admission
(General Selection/Transfer Admission into 3rd year)

Application Period
November 5 to November 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (JST)

Application Guideline
Application Guideline (PDF)

Prescribed Form
General Selection (Word)
Transfer Admission into 3rd year (Word)

Online Application
Online Application system
*Only available during the application period

Please be familiar with the information from the links below before applying.
FAQ / Financial Support

Campus Special Admission

Admission Requirements
General Selection: A person who is enrolled in the first year of Master’s Program in Hiroshima University in October 2018
Transfer Admission into 3rd year: A person who is enrolled in the first year of Doctoral Program in Hiroshima University in October 2018

Application Period
November 5 to November 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (JST)

Application Guideline
Application Guideline (PDF)

Prescribed Form
Application Form (Word) (Common to General Selection and Transfer Admission into 3rd year)
General Selection (Word)
Transfer Admission into 3rd year (Word)

Please be familiar with the information from the links below before applying.
FAQ / Financial Support

Contact

Taoyaka Program Office, Hiroshima University
E-mail: apply[a]taoyaka.hiroshima-u.ac.jp *Please replace [a] with @.

Completion ceremony was held on September 20th

Taoyaka Program completion ceremony was carried out on September 20th and 2 students of the second graduating class were celebrated by faculty members and staffs, and their family and friends on their accomplishment and their completion of the program.

Professor Miyatani, program director, encouraged the graduating students to take an active role in the society as a global leader from now on and extended respect to them for the efforts and hard work they put in the program.

We wish them all the best in their future endeavors.

(Oct. 22 and 30) Admission information sessions

Admission information sessions will be held as follows.
Please contact us for registration with your name, affiliation and contact information by October 19.

1) Date: Monday, October 22nd, 2018
Time: 4:20pm –5:20pm (JST)
Venue: 1F Large Conference Room, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University (1-5-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima City Hiroshima 739-8529 Japan)
Language: English

2) Date: Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
Time: 4:20pm – 5:20pm (JST)
Venue: 1F Large Conference Room, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University (1-5-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima City Hiroshima 739-8529 Japan)
Language: Japanese

*Note: Facebook Live Streaming available for those who cannot come to the venue.
https://www.facebook.com/taoyaka/

Contents:
Program Overview, Entrance Examination, Q&A

PDF(610KB)

Contact

Taoyaka Program Office, Hiroshima University

E-mail: apply[a]taoyaka.hiroshima-u.ac.jp *Please replace [a] with @.

Application guideline is available (April/October 2019 admissions)

Application guideline for the following admission is now available
– April 2019 Admission (Second Admission)/October 2019 Admission and (General Selection/Transfer Admission into 3rd year)

*Application guideline for Campus Special Admissions for April 2019 will be available at around the end of August.

Admission Application Information

Taoyaka Multidisciplinary Student Seminar

Multidisciplinary Student Seminar, just like TSSS (Taoyaka Students Seminar Series), has been planned to provide M1 (second semester) and M2 students with opportunities to share their expertise and explore the possibilities of multidisciplinary field of research by making presentations and having discussions during the period when there’s no Onsite Course Rotation classes.

Taoyaka Multidisciplinary Student Seminar will be held on several Fridays.

■ Time: 16:20 – 17:50
■ Venue: Taoyaka Classroom (2nd floor of Daigaku-Kaikan)

Date Presenter Course
June 22 Nugroho Setyo Social Implementation Course
July 13
Cancelled
Oishi Tomoko
Shin Daeyong
Cultural Creation Course
Social Implementation Course
July 20 Sakamoto Miyu
Sebal Oo
Social Implementation Course
July 27 Urbanowicz Szymon
Oishi Tomoko
Cultural Creation Course
August 10 Temocin Pinar
Shin Daeyong
Social Implementation Course

Taoyaka Program open additional application call for October 2018 admission and Campus Special Admission.

October 2018 Admission (General Selection Transfer Admission into 3rd year)

Additional Application call for October 2018 Admission

Application Period
 
June 11 to June 14, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (JST)

Application Guideline
Application Guideline (PDF)

Prescribed Form
Application Form (Common for both selection) (PDF)
General Selection (Word)
Transfer Admission into 3rd year (Word)

How to Apply
Online Application system is not available for additional application period
Application documents must be submitted by postal mail or directly to Taoyaka Program Office.

Campus Special Admission for October 2018

Additional Application call for October 2018

Admission Requirements
(General Selection): A person who is enrolled in the first year of Master’s Program in Hiroshima University in April 2018
(Transfer Admission into 3rd year): A person who is enrolled in the first year of Doctoral Program in Hiroshima University in 2018

Application Period
June 11 to June 14, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (JST)

Application Guideline
Application Guideline (PDF)

Prescribed Form
Application Form (Common for both Campus Special Admission selection) (PDF)
General Selection (Word)
Transfer Admission into 3rd year (Word)

How to Apply
Application documents must be submitted by postal mail or directly to Taoyaka Program Office.

FAQ and Financial Support

FAQ / Financial Support

Contact and application documents submission

Taoyaka Program Office
Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University
Room 213, 1-5-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima, 739-8529 JAPAN

E-mail: apply[a]taoyaka.hiroshima-u.ac.jp *Please replace [a] with @.
Office Hours: 9:00 – 17:00 (excluding weekends and holidays)

The 56th Consortium Seminar on Human Resources will be held as follows.
This seminar is open for all

■ Date and time: Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 14:35-16:05
■ Venue: Library Hall at Central Library, Hiroshima University
■ Title: Maximize your Talents in “Globalized” Society – Diversified Career Opportunities in the Global Market
■ Speaker: Ms. Karen Metz, Business Planning and Process Management Vice President, Micron Technology, Inc.
■ Language: English
■ Registration:https://goo.gl/JEzYP6
■ Registration Deadline: Friday, June 1st

PDF

October 2018 Admission (Second Admission)/April 2019 Admission
(General Selection/Transfer Admission into 3rd year)

Application Period
May 14 to May 25, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (JST)

Application Guideline
Application Guideline (PDF)

Prescribed Form
General Selection (Word)
Transfer Admission into 3rd year (Word)

Online Application
Online Application system
*Only available during the application period

Campus Special Admission

Admission Requirements
A person who is enrolled in the first year of Master’s Program in Hiroshima University in April 2018 (General Selection)/ A person who is enrolled in the first year of Doctoral Program in Hiroshima University in 2018 (Transfer Admission into 3rd year)

Application Period
May 21 to May 25, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (JST)

Application Guideline
Application Guideline (PDF)

 

Please be familiar with the information from the links below before applying.
FAQ / Financial Support

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