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Japan Educational Seminar 2013 (Indonesia)
17 universities consisting of 12 member universities of the “Global 30” Project and 4 other universities who already have deep ties with Indonesia, held the Japan Educational Seminars on 26 and 27 January 2013 in Jakarta and Bandung. The seminars were intended to ultimately advance the globalization of Japanese higher education.
Thanks to the strategic PR activities focusing on highly qualified students as prospective applicants, the seminars saw the participation of nearly 2,500 people over the two days which hit the highest number since the inception of the Global 30 project. 870 participants visited at Atma Jaya Catholic University in Jakarta on Saturday 26 January, and 1,577 at Bandung Institute of Technology (BIT) on Saturday 27 January. This success owes a lot to the dedicated support and assistance from the Embassy of Japan in Indonesia who strived to reach out to as many as top-tier high-schools in Indonesia as possible to publicize the scheduled event.
Prof. Masashi Haneda, vice president of the University of Tokyo gave the opening remarks at the seminar in Jakarta on behalf of the “Global 30” Project. Following Prof. Haneda’s speech, Minister Yusuke Shindo of Japanese Embassy in Indonesia gave a welcome speech where he remarked that human resource exchanges through the higher education programs would become more and more important to the two countries in the continuous efforts to deepen bilateral relations.
The formal presentation session started with Mr. Kuniaki Sato, Deputy Director, Higher Education Policy Planning Division, Higher Education Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), who had made a presentation on the “Global 30” Project and life in Japan. His side remarks on Japanese pop culture were particularly welcomed by participants.
The presentation session was subsequently followed by the representatives of the universities present delivering demonstration lectures and/or presented their university as a best place to pursue degrees program. Participants particularly seemed to enjoy the demonstration lectures based on the most recent studies or cutting-edge research, so much so that the room could not seat all of those wished to listen to the lectures. While the presentations being given in the two separate rooms, faculty and staff members provided detailed information regarding academic curriculum or course designs to prospective applicants at the consultation booths in another section of the venue.
It was notable that participants showed great interest in the fields of engineering, science and business administration to pursue as degrees programs. On the following day, the universities visited top-tier high-schools in Jakarta or Bandung to further publicize degrees programs conducted in English.
Universities and Institutions participating in the Seminar:
Tohoku University, University of Tsukuba, The University of Tokyo, Nagoya University, Kyoto University, Osaka University, Kyusyu University, Keio University, Meiji University, Doshisha University, Ritsumeikan University, Chiba University, Toyohashi University of Technology, Hiroshima University, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU), Embassy of Japan in Indonesia, Japan Student Service Organization (JASSO)
* Printing Materials Only： Hokkaido University, Kobe University
New: Please download the presentation schedule for 26th January and 27th January
You can also download the following handouts for the Seminar.
Due to the high number of interest shown regarding the Japan Educational Seminar (Indonesia), we have closed the registration to prevent overcrowding. We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause you. You can still “walk in” the seminar without prior registration. Please note that in that case you may have to wait for a while until you are admitted to enter the seminar zone as those pre-registered is preceded to those-walk in.
On the day of the Seminar, it may be necessary for us to restrict admission.In such event, we will request you to come back at a later time when the congestion has gone down.
» 1. Objective
The Japan Educational Seminar will be held iｎ Indonesia to introduce degree programs conducted in English to prospective students. In order to attract more international students to Japan, The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (MEXT) launched the “Global 30″ Project and has selected 13 universities to be part of this project. Under the Project, students can obtain degrees from prestigious Japanese universities by taking academic programs conducted in English, both in undergraduate and graduate levels. These selected universities aim to nurture internationally competent individuals by creating an academic environment where overseas and Japanese students can learn from one another and build lasting bonds that will propel them into the international scene.
Note: The universities under the “Global 30″ Project are as follows: Tohoku University, University of Tsukuba, The University of Tokyo, Nagoya University, Kyoto University, Osaka University, Kyushu University, Keio University, Sophia University, Meiji University, Waseda University, Doshisha University, and Ritsumeikan University (13 universities total).
» 2. Date, Venue and Program
|Saturday 26 January, 2013 10:00-16:00||JAKARTA Yustinus Building, 14th and 15th Floor Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia Jalan Jendral Sudirman 51, 12930, South Jakarta, Indonesia. Campus Map (Yustinus Building)||Individual consultation by Representatives, Sample Lectures and Presentations on Universities|
|Sunday 27 January, 2013 10:00-16:00||BANDUNG Institut Teknologi Bandung Aula Barat ITB Jl. Ganesha 10 Bandung 40132 Indonesia||Individual consultation by Representatives, Sample Lectures and Presentations on Universities|
» 3. Eligibility
- Prospective undergraduate and graduate students with proficiency in English
- Parents and teachers
- Prior Registration
» 4. Program
(1) Individual consultation by representatives
Representatives from the universities will be available for any questions that each student may have. Students are welcome to speak with them regarding admission procedures, scholarships, and advantages of studying in Japan.
The universities will briefly explain such education systems as academic programs, admission procedures. Q and A session will also be provided.
» 5. Participating Universities and Organization
Tohoku University, University of Tsukuba, The University of Tokyo, Nagoya University, Kyoto University, Osaka University, Kyushu University, Keio University, Meiji University, Waseda University, Doshisha University, Ritsumeikan University Chiba University, Toyohashi University of Technology, Hiroshima University, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Embassy of Japan in Indonesia, Japan Student Services Organization (Information brochures for Sophia University, Hokkaido University and Kobe University will be available during this event)
» 6. Further Inquiries
Contact: The University of Tokyo (Secretariat for the “Global 30″ Project) Email:
» 7. Registration
To participate, please register from the link below. There is no registration fee. However you are asked to pay for your travel expenses.