As of March 6, 2014

Japan Education Seminar 2013 Brazil

JASSO held Japan Education Seminar 2013 (Brazil) as described below.

1. Objective

This Seminar is designed to provide the Brazilian students and educators with up-to-date and correct information about Japanese higher education and research by participating institutions and organizations, as well as “Science without Borders” program promoted by the Brazilian Government, in order to help the students select appropriate schools and achieve their academic pursuits, thereby promoting study in Japan.

2. Cities and Date,Venue

(1)Sao Paulo
November 12 (Tue.), 2013, 10:00-13:00
University of Sao Paulo
(Auditório Prof. Franscico Romeu Landi, Escola Politécnica da USP - Edifício Mário Covas Jr. -)
Number of Participants: about 100

November 14 (Thu.), 2013, 9:00-13:00
University of Brasilia
(Auditório da Faculdade de Tecnologia da Unb – Campus Darcy Ribeiro)
Number of Participants: about 200

Total number of Participants : about 300

Photo of Japan Education Seminar in Sao Paulo

Photo of JASSO booth in Brasilia

5. Audience

High school and university students wishing to study in Japan, and educational administrators.

6. Sponsors and Cooperation

(1) Sponsor
Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)

(2) Co-Sponsor
Embassy of Japan in Brazil
Consulate-General of Japan in Sao Paulo
University of Sao Paulo
University of Brasilia
The University of Tokyo

(3) Co-Operator
Ministry of Education (MEC)
Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES)
National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)
The Japan-Brazil Alumni Association in Brasilia (ABRAEX)

7. Program

(1) Orientation on study in Japan
(2) Presentation on “Science without Borders” Scholarships
(3) Presentation by participating schools
(4) Individual consultation

8.Participating Institution

9 Institutions
6 National Universities
The University of Tokyo
Akita University
Kyoto University
Osaka University
Hiroshima University
Kagoshima University (Sao Paulo only)

1 Private University
Shibaura Institute of Technology

Other Institutions
Japan International Cooperation Agency
Japan Foundation (Sao Paulo only)