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KTH Japan Day

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KTH Language and Communication, in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan in Sweden, welcomes KTH students and staff who study Japanese, who come from Japan, or who are involved in research related to Japan to a networking event. Come and make connections with Japanese individuals and companies, enjoy the taste of some Japanese food, and share your experiences and plans with other passionate people.

Time: Mon 2023-11-27 16.00 - 19.00

Location: 16:00-18:00 Architecture Bldg. room A123, Osquars backe 5. 18:00-19:00 KTH Entré, Osquars backe 13

Language: English and Japanese


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About the Japan Day

The aim of KTH Japan Day is to provide KTH people studying Japanese or involved in Japan-related research with a place to network and strengthen future relationships. We place particular emphasis on providing young science and engineering students with opportunities to expand their connections with Japan through interactions with researchers and Japanese companies.

For whom?

KTH students, researchers, alumni, and staff members involved in Japanese-language courses or projects related to Japan. Selected Japanese companies in Sweden. Exchange students from Japan. Japanese Embassy in Sweden and Swedish Embassy in Japan.


Part I: 16:00-18:00 (Venue: Architecture Building room A123, Osquars backe 5)

15:40 – 16:10 開場 Doors open

16:10 – 16:15 開会 Welcome

16:15 – 16:20 祝辞 Presentation by the head of ITM school

16:20 – 16:25 在日スウェーデン大使館ご挨拶 Presentation by the Embassy of Sweden in Japan

16:25 – 16:30 留学 Information about KTH’s partner universities in Japan

16:30 – 16:40 KTH日本語コース Information about KTH’s Japanese language courses

16:40 – 16:50 国費留学制度 Information about the Japanese Government Scholarship Program

16:50 – 17:00 インターンシップ/共同論文 at日系企業 Information about internships and degree projects at Japanese companies in Sweden

17:00 – 17:40 *Panel Discussion - "The Climate challenge - joint challenges in Japan and Sweden" in collaboration with KTH Climate Action Center

17:40 – 17:45 ご挨拶 Greeting by the Embassy of Japan

17:45 – 18:00 表彰式 Commendation ceremony of KTH scholars travelling to University of Tokyo in 2024 and KTH students who participated in the Japanese speech contest in Sweden 2023 

18:00 閉会 Closing

Part II: (Venue: KTH Entré, Osquars backe 13)

18:10 – 19:10 懇親会 Mingle

* Panel Discussion

  • Panelist 1: Francesco Fuso Nerini (Associate Professor, Unit of Energy Systems, Director of the KTH Climate Action Centre)

  • Panelist 2: Mitsuhiro Yamamoto (Sumitomo Cooperation/Aimo park)

  • Panelist 3: Akihiro Kambara (Mitsubishi Electric Scandinavia Cooperation)

  • Panelist 4: Emilia Tidblad (Student, Sustainable energy technology, Energy & Environment)

  • Moderator: Per Lundqvist (Professor, Unit of Applied Thermodynamics and Refrigeration)

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