Ghent University delegation with Rector Anne De Paepe joins royal state visit to Japan

(12-10-2016) A Ghent University delegation led by rector Anne De Paepe accompanies the Belgian royal family on their state visit to Japan, from 10 to 15 October 2016.

The program includes a Rectors Conference on internationalization of higher education and a symposium on the Olympics.





Programme of the state visit

  • Tuesday 11 October:
    - Academic round table 'Common challenges and perspectives on internationalisation of higher education'
    - Conference on Women
  • Wednesday 12 October:
    - Sports and Technology ties between Belgium and Japan
    - Visit to Tokyo University, Geological Survey of Japan
  • Thursday 13 October:
    - High-level Power lunch focusing on the Automotive Industry
    - Workshop 'Shaping the future of Mobility. Together'
  • Friday 14 October:
    - Collaborations between Kobe University and Belgian universities
    - Academic lunch: conclusions in presence of TTMM the King and the Queen