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TAKADA Atsushi, Professor, Graduate School of Law and Politics wins 2012 Siebold Award


Professor Atsushi Takada, Graduate School of Law and Politics, Osaka University, was awarded the Philipp Franz von Siebold Award on June 19 at the official residence of the President of the Federal Republic of Germany.

The Siebold Award is awarded annually to a Japanese academic for outstanding services to enhancing mutual understanding of culture and society in Germany and Japan by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. This is the first time for a currently serving Osaka University faculty member to be awarded the Siebold Award. 

Professor Takada specializes in public law, particularly in the governing structure and principles of the Japanese and German constitutions. Noteworthy activities of Dr. Takada include inviting German researchers, hosting international conferences and academic meetings, nurturing young researchers, and supporting research in Germany.

For additional information, please go here. (Link only in Japanese)

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