The 3rd Norway-Japan Academic Network

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6 February, 2019 at 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM CET

Date and time: February 6, 2019, 15:00-17:30


Venue: Research Council of Norway (RCN), Oslo, Norway


Organizers: Research Council of Norway (RCN),

JSPS Stockholm Office


*This seminar is free of charge and open to the public.

*Please register in advance by 30 January 2019. Click here to register.


– Program –


15:00-15:10   Opening remarks and presentation of JSPS’ activities

                       Dr. Tadaharu Tsumoto, Director of the JSPS Stockholm Office


15:10-15:20   Presentation of RCN’s activities

                       Ms. Julie Christiansen, International Division, Research Council of Norway


15:20-15:30   Presentation of the Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education (DIKU) Internationalization activities

                        Mr. Arne Haugen, Senior Adviser, DIKU


15:30-15:40   Presentation about Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) scholarship program

                        Mr. Takenari Yamamori, Third Secretary, Embassy of Japan in Norway


15:40-16:00   Presentation by Assoc. Prof. Fujio Ohnishi, Hokkaido University


16:00-16:20   Presentation by Prof. Ivar Rønnestad, University of Bergen


16:20-16:35   Presentation by Assoc. Prof. Alexander Karl Rothkopf, University of Stavanger


16:35-16:45   Introduction of the chair of the JSPS Alumni Club in Norway

                       Dr. Anders Øverby, Centre of education in Kongsvinger


16:45-17:25   Panel Discussion


17:25-17:30   Closing Remarks


17:40-19:00   Social Gathering

*JSPS Alumni Club in Norway is currently in the process of applying to become a formal JSPS Alumni club.



6 February, 2019
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM CET
Event Category:


JSPS Alumni Club in Norway (ACN)
JSPS Stockholm Office/RCN


Research Council of Norway (RCN)
Drammensveien 288
0283 Oslo,
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