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update June 3, 2020 Public Info
Extending our sincerest condolences for the loss of Dr. Shakil Uddin Ahmed

Dr_Shalkil.jpgDear Alumni and Friends of UGSAS,

It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of one of talented alumni, Dr. Shakil Uddin Ahmed, Professor of soil, water and environment at Dhaka University.
He passed away on 31th May, 2020, from Covid-19.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences for the loss of him.

UGSAS and IC-GU12

update June 3, 2020 Public Info
UGSAS, GU Policy for Prevention of the New Corona Virus (COVID-19) Infection (updated on June 3)

To UGSAS,GU Students,

Note: This policy is valid from June 4th. The revisions from the previous policy as of May 4th are shown in red.

I. Lecture

  • Lectures will start on May 7th. However, they should be basically done by on-line education using ICT. Regarding Specialized Subjects, you should contact your supervisor and co-supervisors how they deliver.

  • "Special Lectures on Agriculture I (Japanese)" will be held during 17-19 June using WebEX that is a kind of Teleconference system. A student can join from either home or his/her laboratory. When both are unavailable, contact to Renno Office. Details are informed later.

  • "Integrated Agricultural Seminar" will be held on Oct 21st to 23rd which changed from Aug 26th to 28th. "Researcher Ethics, Professional Ethics" (held on Aug 20th and 27th) and "Mental Health, Physical Health" (Aug 21st) will be held by using Web lecture or e-Learning system. Details are informed later. We will notify you by AIMS if the schedule changed.

  • Midterm presentation is allowed by using Teleconference and/or E-mail from June 4th till Sep 30th. After conducting either way, students should submit the report via E-mail to UGSAS office (renno@gifu-u.ac.jp) in a few days. Also, UGSAS rooms open and you can use for the midterm presentation but note that please conduct with avoid the 'Three Cs' for preventing COVID-19 outbreaks.

In case of Teleconference: Presentation should be done using e.g. Zoom, MS-Teams, Skype. Note that every participant must keep social distance.
In case of E-mail method: A student prepares a PowerPoint file with notes, sends it to supervisors, and receives their comments.
Using SINET room method: Be sure to wash your hands, wear masks, take sheets with keep distance as much as you can. Also ventilate the room every 30 minutes. Do not participate if you are feeling not well.

II. Research Activities

  • Student at Gifu Campus whose supervisor belongs to Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences:

If you conduct face-to-face seminar and meeting, be sure to be minimize the contact opportunities with other students and faculties. You should wear a mask, keep your fingers and hands sanitized and avoid the 3 C's (Closed space, Crowed places, Conversation at a short distance) in the campus. In addition, please keep social distance also at lunchtime.

  • Student at Shizuoka Campus and Student at Gifu Campus whose supervisor belongs to NOT Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences:

You should consult with your supervisor adequately (by E-mail, phone or etc.) and follow his/her instruction. You should also obey the policy of your supervisor's affiliation.

  • Regarding field investigation, you should consult with your supervisor adequately. When investigation is done by not alone, be sure to avoid the 3 C's (Closed space, Crowed places, Conversation at a short distance). Investigation with accommodation is not recommended.

IV. Others

  • Entrance ceremony will be postponed to October with New Students enroll in Fall.
  • UGSAS opens the main conference room at 6th floor in UGSAS Bldg. only for students who do not have a flat-rate web communication (Wi-Fi etc.) at home. This is a part of measures to prevent the spread of infection. Please fully understand for use.

update May 15, 2020 Public Info
Successful candidates of the entrance exam 2020 for Special Admission for International Students

update April 14, 2020 Public Info
UGSAS, GU Policy for Prevention of the New Corona Virus (COVID-19) Infection (as of April 14)

To UGSAS,GU Students,

The UGSAS, GU would like to infrom you the Policy for Prevention of the New Corona Virus (COVID-19) Infection as below.

I. Lecture

  • Lectures will start on May 7th. However, they should be basically done by on-line education using ICT. Regarding Specialized Subjects, you should contact your supervisor and co-supervisors how they deliver.
  • Schedule and methods of "Special Lectures on Agriculture I (Japanese)" to be held in June and "Integrated Agricultural Seminar", "Researcher Ethics, Professional Ethics" and "Mental Health, Physical Health" to be held in August are subject to change according to the situation of the Corona Virus infection.
  • Midterm presentation is allowed only by using ICT tools (e.g. Zoom, MS-Teams, Skype) and/or E-mail until May 20th. Every participant cannot be in a same room until May 6th, when using ICT tools. In case of E-mail method, a student prepares a PowerPoint file with notes, sends it to supervisors, and receives their comments. After conducting either way, students should submit the report in a few days. UGSAS rooms are closed for a while and you cannot use for the midterm presentation.

II. Subject Registration [for Freshman]

  • The deadline of "Registration Card" and "Credit Transfer Application" is April 30th. You should submit them via E-mail (renno@gifu-u.ac.jp) using the forms uploaded on AIMS-Gifu. When the University System resumed normally, we request to submit them with the seal again.

III. Research Activities

  • Student at Gifu Campus whose supervisor belongs to Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences:
    • Gifu campus is closed until May 6th. Basically, students should not visit the campus during this period. If you have to come to the campus due to inevitable reason (e.g. for taking care of plants, unstoppable ongoing project and so on), you must consult with your supervisor. Before coming to the campus, your supervisor must submit the activity plan to the Faculty office and you have to check and record your temperature and health (symptom of coughing, sneezing and etc.). After your activities, your supervisor has to submit the report.
    • From May 7th, minimum required research activities are allowed without permission. But UGSAS recommends the students to work at home as much as possible. Before coming to the campus, you still have to check and record your temperature and health (symptom of coughing, sneezing and etc.). Also, face-to-face seminar and meeting is not allowed yet. Be sure to be minimize the contact opportunities with other students and faculties.

  • Student at Shizuoka Campus and Student at Gifu Campus whose supervisor belongs to NOT Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences:

You should consult with your supervisor adequately (by E-mail, phone or etc.) and follow his/her instruction. You should also obey the policy of your supervisor's affiliation.

  • Regarding field investigation, you should consult with your supervisor adequately. When investigation is done by not alone, be sure to avoid the 3 C's (Closed space, Crowed places, Conversation at a short distance). Investigation with accommodation is not recommended.

IV. Others

  • Entrance ceremony will be postponed to October with New Students enroll in Fall.
  • Guidance is replaced by distribution of documents through AIMS-Gifu. Please check the documents by yourself.

update April 14, 2020 Public Info
[Postpone] AY 2020 Entrance Ceremony (updated on April 14)

In light of the situation regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), the United Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Gifu University has made the difficult decision to postpone the entrance ceremony for the 2020 academic year that was scheduled to be held on April 10.

The entrance ceremony for AY 2020 is re-scheduled to be held on April 24 October 2.

Thank you for your understanding.

update April 10, 2020 Public Info
2020:04:10:12:00:00:2020:05:29:17:00:00 Calling for 6-month Sandwich Program Student in 2020 (Application deadline: 29th May, 2020)

update April 3, 2020 Application Handbook
"Application Handbook" for admission in April / October 2021 has been published.

"Application Handbook" for admission in April / October 2021 has been published.
You can download it; ApplicationHandbook2021.pdf [PDF:1.8MB]

update April 3, 2020 Public Info
[Postpone] AY 2020 Entrance Ceremony

In light of the situation regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), the United Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Gifu University has made the difficult decision to postpone the entrance ceremony for the 2020 academic year that was scheduled to be held on April 10.

The entrance ceremony for AY 2020 is re-scheduled to be held on April 24.

Thank you for your understanding.

update March 6, 2020 Public Info
Entrance examination result for International Joint PhD program in Food Science & Technology 2020 between GU & IITG

update January 21, 2020 News Letter
The 8th issue of the UGSAS-GU NEWSLETTER is now online(1.5MB)

update December 23, 2019 Public Info
Time schedule of Open Dissertation Defense for Graduation on March, 2019

update October 25, 2019 Application Handbook
"Application Handbook" for admission in April / October 2020 has been updated.

"Application Handbook" for admission in April / October 2020 has been updated on 11th Oct. 2019.

Application_Handbook_2020_Additional.pdf [PDF: 2.2 MB]

update August 9, 2019 Symposium
2019:10:09:09:00:00:2019:10:10:16:00:00 International Symposium on a New Era in Food Science & Technology 2019

The UGSAS-GU would like to announce you that "International Symposium on a New Era in Food Science and Technology 2019" will be held on October 9 -10, 2019 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.

Food science is an important discipline not only for maintaining human life, but also for developing the quality of life of people. Research on food quality improvement and research on food safety and functionality for promoting human health are becoming increasingly important. This international symposium provides extensive information on scientific and technological progress in a new era that is changing what we want for food. It deals with current technology, identifies key issues, and discusses effective solutions.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Assoc. Prof. Nozomu Sakurai -National Institute of Genetics, Japan
  • Dr. Shirley C. Agrupis -President of Mariano Marcos State University, Philippines
  • Prof. Utpal Bora -Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India
  • Assoc. Prof. Mohamad Yusof Maskat -Universiti Kebansaan Malaysia, Malaysia

Date & Time:

  • 9:00 am (Resistration) - 17:00 pm on 9th October, 2019
  • 9:00 am (Resistration) - 16:00 pm on 10th October, 2019

Venue: 6th Floor, UGSAS, GU Buidling, Gifu University

FREE OF CHARGE
Proceedings Download: Proc_of_Food_Symposium_2019.pdf

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
2019:03:03:00:00:00:2019:05:31:17:00:00 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: Proc_Animal_Sci_GU_2018.pdf