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Exchange event with Peking University students under the "Japan-China International Solidarity Project on Afforestation and Tree-planting" project

2019-7-24 (Wed) -

Under the Japan-China International Solidarity Project on Afforestation and Tree-planting *1, a project run by the Japan-China Friendship Center financed by contributions from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, a group of Peking University students will visit Osaka University on Wednesday, July 24. In line with their visit, a student exchange event will be held.

Those who are interested in international and/or student exchange are encouraged to apply. This is a great opportunity to interact with students from Peking University in order to deepen mutual understanding between Japan and China and build a positive relationship between the two nations that will continue on into the future!

Details regarding this event can be found below.

Time and date

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 -- 11:00 ~ 12:45

Place

Arata Memorial Hall, Joining and Welding Research Institute, Osaka University

Schedule (planned)

11:00~11:15 -- Meet at the entrance of Arata Memorial Hall

11:15~11:25 -- Form groups and prepare for group work

11:25~12:35 -- Group work and presentations

12:35~12:45 -- Commemorative photo session

Attendance Fee

Attendance is free.

How to apply

Download an application form, fill it out, and send it to kenkyou-r(at)ml.office.osaka-u.ac.jp. (Please replace (at) with @ when contacting this address.)

Application deadline

 Friday, June 28, 2019

Capacity

30 (If there are too many applications, applicants will be screened and the results of screening will be announced in early July.)

Intended for

Students who:

  • are interested in international/student exchange,
  • want to communicate in English,
  • can speak Chinese,
  • have an interest in Chinese culture,
  • have study abroad experience in China (or plans to study abroad in China), or
  • are currently studying abroad from China and want to introduce personal experiences as upperclassmen

*Times for this event are subject to change.

For more information, contact:

Student Exchange Planning Staff, International Student Affairs Division, Department of International Affairs

Tel: 06-6879-7103

Email: kokusai-gakusei-kikaku(at)office.osaka-u.ac.jp (Please replace (at) with @ when contacting this address.)


*1 - This project aims to reinforce a strategic, mutually-beneficial relationship between Japan and China by cementing better relations with China and activating efforts to solve international challenges through the following endeavors:   

1. dealing with environmental issues in China, such as yellow dust that originates from the Asian continent, through afforestation activity, seminars on, inspection of, exchange with, and visits to disaster prevention/environmental protection facilities,

2. promoting public awareness about environmental problems and disaster prevention and Chinese people’s understanding of Japan through Japan-China youth exchange, and

3. contributing to desertification prevention.

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