Nobuhide Sawamura(Left) and Nobuhide Katayama(Right) from Osaka
On February 11, 2020, UPI welcomed Nobuhide
Sawamura, Ph.D., and Nobuhide Katayama, Ph.D. from Osaka University Japan, at
Partere UPI Building. The purpose of their visit was to conduct research
related to community learning. They planned to observe some Community Learning
Activity Center or Pusat Kegiatan Belajar
Masyarakat (PKBM) in Bandung.
The guests were welcomed by Ahmad Bukhori
Muslim, Ph.D. as The Head of Office of International Education and Relations
(OIER), he said the arrival of the two guests could strengthen the partnership
relationship between the two universities, especially in joint research.
The Vice President UPI of Research,
Partnerships, and Business, Prof. Dr. H. Didi Sukyadi, M.A. in his welcoming
remarks stated, “I hope the collaboration between UPI and Osaka University will
continue and more collaboration in the future.”
Some representatives from Non-Formal Education
Program (PENMAS) UPI also attended the meeting; the head of Non-Formal
Education Program Dr. Asep Saepudin, M.Pd., also Dr. Iip Saripah, M.Pd., and
Dr. Yanti Shantini, M.Pd.
Mr. Katayama and Mr. Sawamura expressed their
gratitude for the welcome. They said UPI welcomed them very well; they were
pleased to be in Bandung and received so much help to conduct their program.
than the research project, the possible collaboration also discussed. There is
the possibility of future partnerships program between Osaka University with
PENMAS UPI for lecturer discussion and cooperation in research in related
programs. (Ghina Aulia Saffanah)