IPB University Welcomes Honorable Visit and Public Lecture from the Korean Ambassador for Indonesia

IPB University’s Rector, Prof Dr Arif Satria, accompanied by the Vice Rector of Collaboration and System Information—Prof Dr Dodik R Nurrochmat and Vice Rector of Resource, Planning, and Finance—Prof Dr Agus Purwito, welcomed Korean Ambassador for Indonesia, H.E. Mr. Kim Chang-Beom, on February 26th, 2020 at IPB Dramaga Campus, Bogor. This honorable visit was aimed to strengthen and increase partnerships between institutions in Korea and IPB University.

At this moment, IPB University has had active partnerships with 14 universities, one government institution, and three private companies from South Korea. In this opportunity, H.E. Mr. Kim Chang-Beom relayed the great news that a new partnership between IPB University and Seoul National University (SNU) has been established through the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) with a focus on Green-Bio Technology.

Mr Kim Chang-Beom and Prof Arif agreed on the importance of establishment of partnerships between IPB University and institutions in South Korea, especially in research and mobility of students and lecturers in academic activities. Ms. Seong Ji-Hui (Second Secretary for Political Issue, Embassy of Republic of Korea) and Ms. Kim Sejin (Deputy Country Director of KOICA), besides Dr Ernan Rustiadi (IPB Head of Institutional Development) and Dr Sintho Wahyuning Ardie (Deputy Director International Programs Services), were also present during the fruitful discussion. Throughout the public lecture about “Indonesia-Korea Relations, K-Wave and Education in Korea”, H.E. Mr. Kim Chang-Beom was welcomed enthusiastically by over 100 students. IPB University’s strengthening of partnerships with South Korean institutions is hoped to open many more doors of opportunities to facilitate IPB University’s students’ high motivation for educational experiences in South Korea. 

Published Date : 02-Mar-2020

Resource Person : Mr Kim Chang-beom

Keyword : IPB University, Rector IPB, green bio technology