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update March 22, 2019 Public Info
Successful candidates of the entrance exam 2019 for the International Joint PhD Degree Program in Food Sci. & Tech. between GU & IITG

update March 19, 2019 Public Info
2019:05:31:17:00:00 Calling for UGSAS, GU & GSNT, GU 6-month Sandwich Program Student (by 31 May 2019)

update March 12, 2019 News Letter
The 7th issue of the UGSAS-GU NEWSLETTER is now online(1.6MB)

update January 15, 2019 Public Info
2019:01:15:13:00:00:2019:01:23:17:00:00 Application for the Preliminary Screening of MEXT Scholarship 2019 is now open (by 23 Jan.)

As one of the activites of IC-GU, UGSAS, GU would like to announce you that the application for the Preliminary Screening of MEXT Scholarship is now open. This scholarship is for UGSAS, GU Fostering Leadership Program in Agricultural Science and Biotechnology. It aims at fostering students to be high-level professionals who comprehend environmental and food issues in Asia, where a rapid economic growth arises, and have a broad perspective and a capability to identify and solve the problems. You can start your study in Gifu University or Shizuoka University from October 2019 under the financial supporting of 144,000 JPY for MsC and 145,000 JPY for PhD per a month.

Who can apply?

Students who have obtained or awaiting to obtain a bachelor/ master degree or academic staffs teaching at the respective universities given below and were born on April 2, 1984 or later :

Bangladesh : University of Dhaka / Bangladesh Agricultural University
India : Assam University / Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Indonesia : Andalas University / Bogor Agricultural University / Gadjah Mada University /
Bandung Institute of Technology / Sebelas Maret University / University of Lampung
Thailand : Chulalongkorn University / Kasetsart University / King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi
Vietnam : Hanoi University of Science and Technology / Thuyloi University
Laos : Laos National University

Number of Acceptance:

  • 2 for Master's Degree Course (2 years)
  • 2 for Doctor's Degree Course (3 years)

Documents should be submitted:

For the preferred supervisor in UGSAS, GU (item No. 12), you can choose from following website;
(For PhD) http://www.ugsas.gifu-u.ac.jp/eng/graduate/advisers.html
(For MsC in GU) http://gnst.gifu-u.ac.jp/international/agc/MemberList_2018_2_EN.pdf (Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Gifu University)
(For MsC in Shizuoka U) http://www.agr.shizuoka.ac.jp/prof/index_en.html (Graduate School of Integrated Science and Technology, Shizuoka University)

The applicant should consult with your preferred supervisor before submission. You can ask the contact address to our office. Mail to: <renno@gifu-u.ac.jp>

  • (2) The scanned copy of the certificate of your English score such as TOEFL iBT or IELTS, or Japanese language level by JLPT.

B2 grade in CEFR or more is the minimum requirement for the acceptance, or N2 level or more in Japanese language test by JLPT.

Due date:

  • 23th January, 2019 (17:00 pm JST)
  • Send above documents (1) & (2) to our office by E-mail attachment; <renno@gifu-u.ac.jp>

Poster:POSTER_MEXT2019_updated.pdf

update October 24, 2018 Symposium
2018:12:03:00:00:00:2018:12:04:23:50:00 6th International Workshop on Sustainability of Crop Production and Productivity under Global Climate Change

update August 7, 2018 Symposium
2018:10:16:15:00:00:2018:10:16:17:00:00 The 6th UGSAS-GU Roundtable Meeting

The UGSAS-GU is pleased to inform you that "The 6th UGSAS-GU Roundtable Meeting" will be held on 16th October, 2018 at Jyuroku Plaza near JR Gifu station. This meeting is one of important activities in the INTERNATIONAL CONSORTIUM OF UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA FOR THE DOCTORAL EDUCATION IN AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY (IC-GU12). In this time, we will discuss following topics;

1. Mariano Marcos State University's accession to the IC-GU12
2. Bangladesh Agricultural University's accession to the IC-GU12
3. Progress report on Double / Dual PhD degree program
4. Progress report on Researchers and Students Exchange
5. Progress report on International Symposium and Workshop.

The delegations from each current member university need not to prepare their own presentation material in this roundtable meeting. The constructive opinions from participants are welcome.

Date & Time: October 16th, 2018 15:00-17:00
Venue: Jyuroku Plaza (nearby JR Gifu Station)
Poster: Poster_roundtable_Meeting2018.pdf

update August 7, 2018 Symposium
2018:10:17:10:00:00:2018:10:18:17:45:00 International Symposium on Animal Production and Conservation for Sustainable Development 2018

The UGSAS-GU would like to inform you that "International Symposium on Animal Production and Conservation for Sustainable Development 2018" will be held on October 17-18, 2018 at the Main Seminar room in 6 Floor of the UGSAS-GU Building. In addition, UGSAS-GU & BWEL Joint Poster Session on Agricultural and Basin Water Environmental Science will be held during the symposium.
Animal production is a primary issue for stable food supply in the rapid growth of world population. It requires further increase of productivity and efficiency with more consideration to animal welfare. Animal conservation is another key issue for creating sustainable world. Many animals are now in danger of extinction, and we have responsible for both human and animal life as the coexisting species. This international symposium provides information about recent progress and practical framework in animal production, welfare and conservation for advancing sustainable development.

Thank you.

Date: October 17, 2018 - October 18, 2018
Venue: Main Seminar Room (6F in UGSAS Buidling, Gifu University)
Free of charge

You can download the poster and the program from following links;
Poster Download: Poster_Animal_Symp2018.pdf
Program Download: Program_Animal_Symp2018.pdf
Proceedings Download: Proceedings of International Symposium on Animal Production and Conservation for Sustainable Development 2018 (in preparation)

update April 17, 2018 Public Info
2018:06:29:17:00:00 Application of RONPAKU (Dissertation PhD) Program 2018 is now open (by 29 June 2018)

update April 17, 2018 Public Info
2018:05:31:17:00:00 Application for 6-month Sandwich Program 2018 is now open (by 31 May 2018)

update March 20, 2018 Symposium
[Report] international Symposium on Innovative Crop Protection for Sustainable Agriculture 2018 (7-8 Mar. 2018)

update February 5, 2018 Symposium
2018:03:07:09:30:00:2018:03:08:17:00:00 "International Symposium on Innovative Crop Protection for Sustainable Agriculture" will be held on March 7-8, 2018

The UGSAS-GU would like to inform you that "International Symposium on Innovative Crop Protection for Sustainable Agriculture" will be held on March 7-8, 2018 at the Main Seminar room in 6 Floor of the UGSAS-GU Building. In this symposium, eighteen experts on Plant Protection such as Insect pest management, Plant disease, Natural product-based pesticides, and Resistant cultivars, from Japan, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippine will deliver a talk and share their knowledges. We look forward to your active participation in this symposium.

Date: 7-8th March, 2018
Venue: Main Seminar Room (6F in UGSAS Buidling, Gifu University)
Free of charge

Program Download: Program_PlantProtection2018.pdf
Poster Download
: Poster_PlantProtection2018.pdf
Proceedings Download: Proceedings of International Symposium on Innovative Crop Protection for Sustainable Agriculture 2018

Thank you.

update February 2, 2018 News Letter
The sixth issue of the UGSAS-GU NEWSLETTER is now online(3.9MB)

update December 27, 2017 Symposium
[Report] The 5th International Workshop on Recent Progress in Agriculture and Water Management in Asia 2017 (27-28 Nov. 2017)

update November 16, 2017 Symposium
2017:11:27:08:00:00:2017:11:28:17:00:00 The 5th International Workshop on Recent Progress in Agriculture and Water Management in Asia 2017 will be held on 27-28 Nov. 2017.

The United Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Gifu University (UGSAS-GU) will hold the 5th International Workshop on Recent Progress in Agriculture and Water Management in Asia 2017 on November 27-28, 2017 at Thuyloi University (TLU), Hanoi, Vietnam. In the workshop, Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Canh Thai, Vice Rector of TLU, and Assoc. Prof. Toshiaki Iida, University of Tokyo will deliver keynote speeches and 17 researchers from TLU, UGSAS-GU, Dhaka University (Bangladeshi), Lampung University (Indonesia), Selelas Maret University (Indonesia) will give a talk on each relating research topic and share the knowledge through an intensive discussion.
This workshop is hosted by TLU and UGSAS-GU as an activity of the International Consortium of Universities in South And Southeast Asia for the Doctoral Education in Agricultural Science and Biotechnology (IC-GU12).

Date: 27, 28 November 2017
Venue: Thuyloi University (Hanoi, Vietnam)
Proceedings Download: Proc_Int_Workshop_RPAWMA2017_ver2.pdf (8.7MB, updated 13.Dec. 2017)

update October 25, 2017 Symposium
2017:11:01:00:00:00:2017:11:20:00:00:00 Call for presenters for International Symposium 2018 on Innovative Crop Protection for Sustainable Agriculture

The UGSAS-GU is calling for speakers for "International Symposium 2018 on Innovative Crop Protection for Sustainable Agriculture". The symposium will be regularly held twice a year instead of the roundtable meeting. This symposium aims at exploring the demand(s) in the field of plant pathology and discovering how we can contribute to sustainable agriculture through intensive discussion.

Period: March 7-8, 2018

Venue: Main Seminor room at the 6F of the buliding of The United Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Gifu University Campus, JAPAN

Theme: Innovative Crop Protection for Sustainable Agriculture

KEYNOTE SPEECHES:

  • Assoc. Prof. Masafumi SHIMIZU (Gifu University): Benefical Plant-Microbial Interaction
  • Assoc. Prof. Haruhisa SUGA (GIfu University): Molecular Plant Pathology
  • Dr. Shigenobu YOSHIDA (National Institute for Agro-Environment): Ecophysiology of Plant-Associated Microbes
  • Assco. Prof. Sotaro CHIBA (Nagoya University): Sustainable Plant Protection

12 ALUMNI/GUEST SPEECHES ***** CALLING FOR ENTRIES (FREE OF CHARGE)***** PLEASE APPLY NOW.

Application Download at Symposium_Application_Template.docx
Symposium Poster: Symposium2018Poster_Call.pdf

We will cover the cost of accommodation for all the speakers of the symposium. In addition, we are ready to cover the cost of travel for UGSAS-GU alumni(ae). Please send your application to
ugsasnet@gifu-u.ac.jp
by November 20, 2017.

We expect that the content of presentation is the achievement of your research or an introduction of some problems/researches in the local soil management.

In case that we receive more than 12 entries, we will need to make a selection based on the content/theme of your presentation.

update October 18, 2017 Application Handbook
"Application Handbook" for admission in April / October 2018 has been updated.

"Application Handbook" for admission in April / October 2018 has been updated on 18 Oct. 2017.

Application_Handbook2018_additional.pdf

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update September 19, 2017 Symposium
[Report] International Symposium on Soil Management for Sustainable Agriculture 2017 (August 28-30. 2017)

update August 7, 2017 Symposium
2017:08:28:09:00:00:2017:08:30:17:00:00 "International Symposium on Soil Management for Sustainable Agriculture" will be held on August 28-30, 2017

The UGSAS-GU would like to inform you that "International Symposium on Soil Management for Sustainable Agriculture" will be held on August 28-30, 2017 at the Main Seminar room in 6 Floor of the UGSAS-GU Building. In this symposium, twenty-two experts on Soil management such as Soil physical rehabilitation, Soil water and energy dynamics, Soil organic matter dynamics, and Erosion control engineering, from Japan, Indonesia, China, and Vietnam will deliver a talk and share their knowledges.
In addition, UGSAS-GU & BWEL Joint Poster Session on Agricultural and Basin Water Environmental Science will be held during the symposium.

Date: August 28, 2017 - August 30, 2017
Venue: Main Seminar Room (6F in UGSAS Buidling, Gifu University)
Free of charge

You can download the poster and the program from following links;
Poster Download
Program Download:Soil_Symp2017_Program.pdf (updated on August 9, 2017)
Proceedings Download: Proceedings of International Symposium on Soil Management for Sustainable Agriculture 2017 (updated on November 16, 2017)

Thank you.

update May 11, 2017 Symposium
[Closed] Call for presenters for International Symposium 2017 on Soil Management

International Symposium 2017 on Soil Management

The UGSAS-GU is calling for speakers for "International Symposium 2017". The symposium will be regularly held twice a year instead of the roundtable meeting. This symposium aims at exploring the demand(s) in the field of soil management and discovering how we can contribute to sustainable agriculture through intensive discussion.

Period: August 28-30, 2017

Place: UGSAS, Gifu University Campus, JAPAN

Theme: Soil Management for Sustainable Agriculture

KEYNOTE SPEECHES:

  • Akira WATANABE (Nagoya University): Soil Organic Matter Dynamics
  • Yasushi MORI (Okayama University): Soil Physical Rehabilitation
  • Fumitoshi IMAIZUMI (Shizuoka University): Erosion Control Engineering
  • Yuki KOJIMA (Gifu University): Soil Water and Energy Dynamics

14 ALUMNI/GUEST SPEECHES ***** CALLING FOR ENTRIES (FREE OF CHARGE)***** PLEASE APPLY NOW.

Application Download at Symposium_Application_Form.docx
Symposium Poster Symposium_Poster.pdf

We will cover the cost of accommodation for all the speakers of the symposium. In addition, we are ready to cover the cost of travel for UGSAS-GU alumni(ae). Please send your application to
ugsas_dn@gifu-u.ac.jp
by May 31, 2017.

We expect that the content of presentation is the achievement of your research or an introduction of some problems/researches in the local soil management.

In case that we receive more than 14 entries, we will need to make a selection based on the content/theme of your presentation.

update May 11, 2017 Public Info
[Closed] Application for enrollment of "RONPAKU (Dissertation PhD) Program 2017-2018" is now accepting (by June 30, 2017)