Mahidol and Kyoto University host the “International Symposium on Global Environmental Studies Education and Research in Asia” and sign Agreement for Double Degree Program

On 14 November 2016, at Mahidol Learning Center, Clin. Prof. Udom Kachintorn, President of Mahidol University and Prof. Masao Kitano, Vice President of Kyoto Univerisity presided over the opening ceremony of the “International Symposium on Global Environmental Studies Education and Research in Asia” and signing ceremony of Double Degree Programs. This event organized by Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University and Kyoto University which supported by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, and The Nippon Foundation.
 
This event aimed to debut the first Double Master’s Degree Program in Environmental Studies between Mahidol University and Kyoto University. Besides the singing ceremony, they also organized “International Symposium on Global Environmental Studies Education and Research in Asia” for sharing the most recent information on educational collaboration with our partner universities in Asian and Western countries, presenting international research by young scholars from several countries.
 
The symposium included participants over two hundred from Thailand, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, China, Philippines, China, India, Singapore, Myanmar, France, Italy, and the USA.