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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.
2012/12/05
The interview for privately funded students of ICRE of University of Yamanashi will be held in January 2013. Please see here for details.
2012/11/06
International Symposium “Knowledge Sharing and Cooperation related to Water Problems in Asian River Basin” will be held on November 22 - 23, 2012. Please refer to “Event” for details.
2012/05/29
Prof. SUNADA Memorial Lecture & Party will be held on June 2, 2012. Please see here for the details.
2012/03/30
Prof. Kengo Sunada was selected to receive the Yamanashi Academy of Sciences Award and Dr. Naoki Kondo was selected to receive the Yamanashi Academy of Sciences Encouragement Award by the 17th the Yamanashi Academy of Sciences selection committee.
2012/03/19
Sadaaki Shimura of first grade in Special Master Course Program got the best presentation award (Kurita Award) at 46th Annual Conference of Japan Society on Water Environment. Please see here for details.
2012/03/09
Temur Mukhiddinovich Khujanazarov of third grade in Special Doctoral Course got Best International Session Paper Award at 56th Conference on Hydraulic Engineering. Please see here 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
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