Higher Education – Challenges and Current Developments

21th Japanese-German Symposium

jointly organized by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V. with kind support of Oldenburg University.

Date: May 20–21, 2016
Venue: Universität Oldenburg, Hörsaal am Campus Wechloy, Oldenburg

Veranstaltungsbericht in NvC 02/2016


Friday, May 20

13:30    Welcome Remarks

14:00    Introduction into the topic
             Prof. Dr. Verena Pietzner (University of Oldenburg),
             PD Dr. Daisy Rotzoll (Leipzig University)

PART 1: Higher Education in Japan and Germany
(Convener: PD Dr. Daisy Rotzoll)

14:30    The Academic Profession in Japan and Germany
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Teichler (Kassel University, INCHER Kassel
Abstract Teichler (65 KB)
Presentation Teichler (117 KB)

15:00    Transformation of Japan's higher education in response to global challenges
Prof. Dr. Akiyoshi Yonezawa (Tohoku University, Office of Institutional Research)
Abstract Yonezawa (55 KB)
Presentation Yonezawa (1,7 MB)

15:30    Q&A session

16:00    Coffee Break

PART 2: Innovating Teacher Education
(Convener: Prof. Dr. Verena Pietzner)

16:30    The Teacher Training in Germany: New Ways – Old Problems
Prof. Dr. Lothar Wigger (TU Dortmund, General Educational Science)
Abstract Wigger (53 KB)
Presentation Wigger (534 KB)

17:00    Teacher Training and Japan's Current Higher Education
Prof. Dr. Toshiko Ito (Mie University, Graduate School of Education)
Abstract Ito (50 KB)
Presentation Ito (632 KB)

17:30    Q&A session

18:00    Go to dinner venue

18:30    Dinner at Zum Drögen Hasen

JSPS Alumni Club Award Ceremony


Saturday, May 21

PART 3: Natural Science and Medicine
(Convener: PD Dr. Daisy Rotzoll)

09:00    Medical education in Japan: how the past inform the future
Prof. Dr. Nobutaro Ban (Nagoya University, Dept. of General Medicine)
Abstract Ban (136 KB)
Presentation Ban (4,8 MB)

09:30    Medical Education in Germany: Development of the National Competence Based Catalogue of Learning Objectives
Prof. Dr. Eckhart Hahn (Erlangen University, Dept. of Internal Medicine)
Abstract Hahn (21 KB)
Presentation Hahn (389 KB)

10:00    Q&A session

10:30    Coffee Break

PART 4: Chemistry
(Convener: Prof. Dr. Verena Pietzner)

11:00    Digital Media in Higher Chemistry Education
Prof. Dr. Richard Göttlich (Gießen University, Organic Chemistry)
Abstract Göttlich (62 KB)
Presentation Göttlich (1,15 MB)

11:30   Q&A

11:45    Introduction of JSPS Programs
Yuriko Nishizaki (JSPS Bonn Office)

12:05    Closing Remarks
12:15    Lunch
For participants of General assembly of JSPS-Club
14:00    General assembly of JSPS-Club
16:00    go to city center
16:30    Guided tour
For others
13:30    go to city center
14:00    Guided tour

Treffen der Regionalgruppe

Berlin | 29. November 2022

11. Club-Treffen in Japan
Tokyo | 3. Dezember 2022

Treffen der Regionalgruppe

Frankfurt | 9. Dezember 2022

Der Bewerbungsschluss für das
BRIDGE Program 2023
ist der 16. Dezember 2022

Die Nikkei Shinbun berichtet am
12.10.2022 über Prof. Dr. Heissigs
Initiative, med. Personal aus der
Ukraine nach Japan einzuladen


Neues vom Club 01/2022

JaDe-Preis 2022 an Club-
Mitglied Prof. Dr. Bellingrath-Kimura

Köln | 5. Februar 2022