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2014/11/06
The interview for doctoral students of ICRE of University of Yamanashi will be held on December 26, 2014 and January 4, 2015. Please see here for details.
2014/08/22
University of Yamanashi International Research Centre for River Basin Environment is recruiting researcher. Please refer to here for details.
2014/01/10
The interview for doctoral students of ICRE of University of Yamanashi will be held on February 9, 2014. Please see here for details.
2013/06/17
Prof. Kazama was adapted by a program of SATREPS in 2013. Please see here for details.
2012/12/21
A workshop on Challenges for effective control of nutrient cycle and pollution in water environment will be held on December 22 - 24, 2012. Please refer to “Event” for details.
2011/12/02
Prof. Futaba Kazama of UY-GCOE handed over the donation for Thai flood collected from University of Yamanashi to the AIT which is an overseas cooperation center of UY-GCOE. Please see here for the details.

We aim at the 4 goals.

1. International Collaboration

  • Experiences of international networking
    • Overseas Partnership Centre: OPaC of UY-ICRE
      • MOU with Naresuan University in Thailand since 2014 for student & expert exchange on environmental treatment.
      • MOU with Tribhuvan University in Nepal since 2014 for student & expert exchange on water security.
      • MOU with University of Newcastle in Australia since 2013 for student & expert exchange on water resources.
      • MOU with Hanoi University of Science in Vietnam since 2013 for student & expert exchange on water environment.
      • MOU since 2006 and collaborative research works on groundwater exploitation & pollution with ENPHO & CREEW(NGO) in Nepal, organizing/co-organizing environment education campaigns and international symposium and promoting expert exchanges.
      • MOU since 2007 and collaborative research works on water-related disaster & education of disaster prevention with University of Brawijaya in Indonesia and promoting expert exchanges.
      • MOU since 2004 and collaborative research works on water resource management with Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand and promoting expert exchanges & short-term visit for students.
    • Record of expert exchange
    • Record of student's visit
  • Students from 16 nations
    • Russia, Iran, Indonesia, Nepal, China, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Thailand, Cambodia, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Korea, Sri Lanka, India, Malaysia & Japan
  • English curriculum
  • Courses to train experts for international issues
    • Environmental Technology and International Cooperation, River Basin Medicine and Engineering, International River Basin Internship, etc.
  • "Virtual Academy for River Basin Management" with ICT
    • Supporting mutual learning and communication on cutting-edge researches
    • More than 200 participants from 16 nations since 2004
    • Onsite training programs in Nepal since 2008 (3 times) and in Japan since 2004 (4 times)
  • Supporting international office service of the university
    • Set up a special office for international students of ICRE
    • Anglicize the regulation, guide for daily life, registration procedures, announcement of scholarship, web communication board, etc.

2. Local Partnerships

  • 8 projects with municipalities
    • Construction and flood control division of Yamanashi Pref in 2005-2008
    • Forestry and forest products research institute of Yamanashi Pref in 2005-present
    • Okaya city, Nagano Pref in 2006-2007
    • Water and sewer commission of Kofu city in 2007-2010
    • Water and sewer commission of Kofu city in 2011-2012
    • Minami-Alps city, Yamanashi Pref in 2009
    • Minami-Alps city, Yamanashi Pref in 2010-2015
    • Kai city, Yamanashi Pref in 2011
  • 2 projects with high schools
    • Minobu high school in 2008
    • Hikawa high school in 2010
  • 2 projects with citizens' groups

3. Graduate school educations

  • Our "Master Course Program on International River Basin Environmental Science" fosters internationally-minded environmental experts
  • Our "International Doctoral Course for Integrated River Basin Management" trains leaders for international environmental issues
  • Scholarships
    • Special Research Fellowship supported by UY (master & PhD)
    • Special Scholarship for International Student supported by MEXT (PhD)
    • Special Research Fellowship for Young Scientists supported by JSPS (PhD)
  • The staffs are taking roles of undergraduate education in Dept of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences and Regional Social Management.
  • We are accepting 0.62 doctoral students/staff/year (average in 2004-2011)
  • One doctoral student publishes 0.83 peer-reviewed papers/year (average in 2004-2011)
  • 2.3 awardees/all students/year and 0.14/student/year (average in 2004-2011)
  • Award for Excellent Master Student (from 2012)
  • Doctoral students can apply "Research Fund for Young Scientists of ICRE"
  • Students have found careers in university, institute, environmental consulting company, environmental NGO, government/municipality, etc.

4. Cutting-edge Sciences

University of Yamanashi   Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering
International Research Centre for River Basin Environment
4-3-11 Takeda, Kofu Yamanashi 400-8510 Japan

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