Communauté Université Grenoble Alpes Delegation Visited Okayama University to Strengthen Partnership

Date: 2017/5/15
A delegation from the Communauté Université Grenoble Alpes in France visited President Hirofumi Makino at Okayama University on 15 May2017 .

Communauté Université Grenoble Alpes and Okayama University signed a university level agreement of cooperation and student exchange appendix in September 2015.

The visiting delegation included Professor Jeanne Duvallet, Vice President in charge of International Relations (Grenoble Institute of Technology), Ms. Elisa Glangeau, Head of the International Relation Office and Ms. Anne Fracchia, Head of the Administration of the “Collège des Ecoles Doctorales". During the meeting, President Makino said, “Achieving a ‘fruitful academic relationship is the main objective of our partnership with Grenoble. And in the future we want to strengthen our partnership, including medical-related collaborations.”

During their visit, Professor Duvallet and her colleagues also had a meeting about  research exchange  with Executive Vice President for International Affairs Hiroshi Kanzaki, Executive Vice President for Research Daiji Takeuchi and researchers from Okayma  University, and  exchange students from the Communauté Université Grenoble Alpes.

During the meeting, the representatives from Okayama University’s explained the structure and contents of postgraduate education courses. The participants also took this opportunity to share opinions on future exchanges between both universities.

To date, Okayama University and the Communauté Université Grenoble Alpes have been conducting joint studies on collaborative research and student exchanges. This visit is expected to further strengthen ties between our two universities.

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            Group photograph to commemorative the visit.



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        Meeting to exchange views on future collaborations.