Course Outline

Purpose of Foundation

Purpose of Foundation

By synergistically linking the respective Graduate Schools of Agriculture of Shizuoka University, Gifu University, and Shinshu University *, this program intends: to organize distinctive educational and research organizations; to foster researchers and technicians who have high level professional skills, abundant academic knowledge, and a broad vision in various sciences related to biological production, biological environment, and biological resources; to contribute to the progress of agricultural science and the development of biological resource-related industries; and, furthermore, to contribute to the development of agricultural science and related industries in foreign countries by actively accepting foreign students wishing to learn advanced science and technology, in response to the strong demand from overseas for training programs in the fields of agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, and fisheries. The educational and research organizations of this graduate school will also contribute to the development of the Chubu district through industry-university collaboration, by taking into account various factors related to agricultural science and industry, such as the environment and location of the Chubu district.

*The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciense was reestablished in AY2010 into the present organization consisting of Gifu University and Shizuoka University.

OUTLINE OF THE UNITED GRADUATE SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE (2017) (12.2MB)

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History

April, 1991 The doctoral course of the United Graduate School of Agricultural Science was established. Prof. Katsuhide Tanaka was installed as the first Dean of the School.
April, 1993 Prof. Ryoki Nakano was installed as the second Dean of the School.
December, 1993 The office and research building of the United Graduate School was set up in the campus of Gifu University.
March, 1994 The degrees of doctor of philosophy in Agricultural Science were awarded for the first time to sixteen students including seven international (foreign) students.
April, 1997 Prof. Michio Sugiyama was installed as the third Dean of the School.
April, 1999 Prof. Kenji Watanabe was installed as the fourth Dean of the School.
October, 2000 The committee consisted of intellects that were outside from the UGSAS was organized and evaluated its activities.
April, 2001 Prof. Yoshihiko Shinoda was installed as the fifth Dean of the School.
May, 2001 The memorial ceremony was held for commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the UGSAS.
April, 2004 National Universities were reorganized as National University Corporations. Presidents of the three universities (Shinshu University, Shizuoka University and Gifu University) signed an agreement of the establishment and administration of the United Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Gifu University.
April, 2007 Prof. Kazuhiro Takamizawa was installed as the sixth Dean of the School.
April, 2010 Reestablishment of the United Graduate School of Agricultural Science consisting of Gifu University and Shizuoka University.
September, 2010 The memorial ceremony was held for commemoration of 20th anniversary of the UGSAS.
April, 2011 Prof. Fumiaki Suzuki was installed as the seventh Dean of the School.
March, 2012 The UGSAS and the Graduate School, Sebelas Maret University have concluded a MoU for academic and reserch cooperation.
May, 2012 The UGSAS and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology have concluded a MoU for academic and research cooperation.
July, 2012 The UGSAS and School of Life Sciences, Assam University have concluded a MoU for academic and research cooperation.
July, 2012 The UGSAS and the Biotechnology Department and Nanotechnology Center, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati have concluded a MoU for academic and research cooperation.
December, 2012 The UGSAS and the Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University have concluded a MoU for academic and research cooperation.
December, 2013 The UGSAS and the Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Dhaka have concluded a MoU for Dual PhD Degree Program.
April, 2014 Prof. Masateru Senge was installed as the eighth Dean of the School.
April, 2014 The UGSAS and the NARO Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science have concluded a MoU for academic and research cooperation.
October, 2014 The UGSAS and the Graduate School of Sebelas Maret University have concluded a MoU for Dual PhD Degree Program.
January, 2015 The UGSAS and the Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University have concluded a MoU for Dual PhD Degree Program.
March, 2015 The UGSAS and the six colleges of Guangxi University have concluded a MoU for Double PhD Degree Program.
July, 2015 The UGSAS and Thuyloi University have concluded a MoU for academic and research cooperation.
July, 2015 The UGSAS and the Graduate Schools of Universitas Andalas, Indonesia have concluded a MoU for Double PhD Degree Program.
August, 2015 The UGSAS and the School of Life Science and Technology of Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia have concluded a MoU for academic and research cooperation.
August, 2015 The UGSAS and the Graduate School of Universitas Gadja Mada, Indonesia have concluded a MoU for Double PhD Degree Program.
August, 2015 The UGSAS and the Graduate School of Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia have renewed a MoU for academic and research cooperation.
September, 2015 The UGSAS and the Faculty of Science of Chulalongkorn University, Thailand have concluded an extended MoU for Double PhD Degree Program.
December, 2015 The UGSAS has founded IC-GU12 Lab Station for collaborative researches at Sebelas Maret University.
December, 2015 The UGSAS has founded IC-GU12 Lab Station for collaborative researches at University of Dhaka.
December, 2015 The UGSAS and the Research Institute of Shizuoka Prefecture have concluded a MoU for academic and research cooperation.
February, 2016 The UGSAS and Kasetsart University have concluded a MoU for Double PhD Degree Program.
February, 2016 The UGSAS has founded IC-GU12 Lab Station for collaborative researches at Kasetsart Univesity
July, 2016 The UGSAS and the School of Bioresources and Technology of King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand have concluded a MoU for Double PhD Degree Program.
August, 2016 The UGSAS and the Graduate School of Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia have concluded a MoU for Double PhD Degree Program.
December, 2016 The UGSAS and the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization have concluded a MoU for academic and research cooperation.
January, 2017 The UGSAS and the Inter-University Research Institute Corporation High Energy Accelerator Research Organization have concluded a MoU for academic and research cooperation.