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RCN Call for proposals

RCN Call for proposals: Approximately NOK 91 million for international partnerships – including with Japan. The INTPART-programme will enable excellent academic groups in Norway to develop long-term relations with strong academic groups in the priority countries of Brazil, Canada, India, Japan, China, Russia, South Africa and USA. http://www.forskningsradet.no/en/Funding/INTPART/1254016519556

MIRAI program 2016 – an invitation to Japan!

Are you a Norwegian citizen and student and want to go to Japan? The Embassy of Japan in Norway has announced that they are accepting applications for the short term invitation program MIRAI 2016, a youth program inviting about 200 graduate and undergraduate students from Europe, Russia, Central Asia and the Caucasus to Japan. The(…)

NORASIA VII: Maritime Asia

NORASIA VII: Maritime Asia

The Network for Asian Studies (Asianettverket) invites to the conference NorAsia VII: Maritime Asia. The conference will explore maritime Asia from multiple perspectives, and will also function as a meeting and networking point for scholars in the Nordic region working on Asia more broadly. This will take place at the University of Oslo, Blindern, January(…)

Norway-Japan Academic Network, 30. January 2017

Norway-Japan Academic Network, 30. January 2017

To researchers in Norway with cooperation with Japan, You are very welcome to attend the Norway-Japan Academic Network taking place Monday, January 30, 2017 (15.40-19.00) at the Research Council of Norway in Oslo.   For detailed program and registration, please see this attachment. This event is jointly organized by Japan Society for the Promotion of(…)

NOK 18 million earmarked for research on Societal Security

NOK 18 million earmarked for research on Societal Security

The SAMRISK programme (The Research Council of Norway) is seeking grant proposals for research projects in two thematic priority areas: Societal considerations: dilemmas and conflicting objectives Prevention and preparedness The overall objective of the SAMRISK II programme is to generate new knowledge and a deeper understanding of the risk and threats facing society and the capability(…)

Finding a way in foreign working cultures: An interview with Jeanett Ødegård Thomsen

Finding a way in foreign working cultures: An interview with Jeanett Ødegård Thomsen

Job hunting in Japan can be daunting. Stories about over-worked Salarimen and so called black companies are told at every Izakaya, and can discourage even the bravest of us. Jeanett Ødegård Thomsen is currently completing her masters in Global communication with a focus on PR at Akita International University. After completing her master’s degree she(…)

Report from the Business Case Solving Competition 2016

Report from the Business Case Solving Competition 2016

December 9th and 10th Noralumni Japan invited 18 Japanese and Norwegian students to a Business Case Solving competition. The students were divided into teams, and the teams competed in creating the best business case. Only 22 hours later the students had created a Business Model Canvas and pitched their idea to the jury. A hard(…)

Noralumni Bonenkai 2016 – “Global mindset” to the global business market
December 10, 2016 : Tokyo

Noralumni Bonenkai 2016 – “Global mindset” to the global business market

International students with a “global mindset” are attractive to many companies improving competitiveness in international markets today, and internship is one good opportunity to the students to get into the working environment. NorAlumni Japan invites students and companies to our workshop to share experiences from internship and to discuss how internship can be further developed. The participants are(…)

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