IPB University Holds Discussion with Fukuoka University Regarding Future of Partnership

On July 8th, IPB University has held a virtual discussion with Fukuoka University as a follow-up to the officiation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between both universities last December, 2020.

The general discussion was attended by the Vice Rector of Internationalization, Collaboration and Alumni Affairs, Prof Dodik Ridho Nurrochmat, the Director of Center of International Program, Fukuoka University, Prof Keiji Mishima, the IPB University’s Director of International Program, Prof Iskandar Zulkarnaen Siregar, and the Vice Dean for Resources, Collaboration and Development of each faculty in IPB University.

Prof Dodik explained that the discussion is a concrete step following the agreement of collaboration. The implementation of the partnership itself will focus on research of material science, environmental science and the sustainable development goals. According to Prof Iskandar, this partnership could result in summer courses, student exchange programs, joint research, joint international seminars, and even the assignment of adjunct professors.

In this opportunity, IPB University also provided information regarding the 25 Summer Course agendas which have been organized by IPB University this year alone, followed by a warm response from Fukuoka University who expressed their enthusiasm in collaborating with IPB University for a Summer Course program next year. Prof Mishima from Fukuoka University also presented the research and publications which have been published by Fukuoka University in collaboration with Indonesian researchers and expressed their interest of making a joint publication with IPB University researchers.

Dr Sri Suharti, Vice Dean for Resources, Collaboration and Development of IPB University’s Faculty of Animal Science, specifically invited Fukuoka University students to attend the faculty’s Summer Course to be held in August this year with the theme of Exotic Tropical Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology.

Published Date : 14-Jul-2021

Resource Person : Drh Henny Endah Anggraeni, MSc dan Drh Heryudianto

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