The opening ceremony of the Kyoto University Satellite Office at Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) was held in the Bogor, Indonesia, on November 16th, 2015. This Satellite Office will play an important role in establishing Double Degree Program between IPB and GSGES and in launching cross-appointment across IPB and Kyoto University. The office will also facilitate research collaboration between GSGES and IPB.
From IPB, President Herry Suhardiyanto, Dean Agus Purwito, and researchers and students attended the ceremony. 12 representatives from Kyoto University, including Dean of Graduate School of Agriculture Hisashi Miyagawa and GSGES Dean Shigeo Fujii, participated in the ceremony. Mr. Matsubara from Yammar Agricultural Research Institute-IPB also attended.
After the opening ceremony, participants visited the partner office, followed by Seminar on studying at Kyoto University. Around 350 students attended the seminar.