Academics-Industrial Cooperation

Global Center Of Excellence (COE) Program

The Global COE (Center of Excellence) Program provides funding support for establishing education and research centers that perform at the apex of global excellence to elevate the international competitiveness of Japanese universities. The program will strengthen and enhance the education and research functions of graduate schools, to foster highly creative researchers who will go on to become world leaders in their respective fields through experiencing and practicing research of the highest world standard in an international exposed environment. Furthermore the program will enhance the attractiveness of Nagoya University to young global researchers and will promote global and interdisciplinary collaborations and exchange.

FY2009
FieldProgram titleProgram leader
Interdisciplinary, combined fields, new disciplines From Earth System Science to Basic and Clinical Environmental Studies

Graduate School of Environmental Studies
Professor Yoshitsugu HAYASHI

FY2008
FieldProgram titleProgram leader
Medical sciences Integrated Functional Molecular Medicine for Neuronal and Neoplastic Disorders Graduate School of Medicine
Professor Gen Sobue
Mathematics, physics, earth sciences Quest for Fundamental Principles in the Universe:
from Particles to the Solar System and the Cosmos
Graduate School of Science
Professor Naoshi SUGIYAMA
Mechanical, civil engineering, architectural and other fields of engineering COE for Education and Research of Micro-Nano Mechatronics Graduate School of Engineering
Professor Toshio Fukuda
FY2007
FieldProgram titleProgram leader
Life sciences Advanced Systems-Biology: Designing The Biological Function Graduate School of Science
Professor Takao Kondo
Chemistry, material sciences Establishment of COE for Elucidation and Design of Materials and Molecular Functions Research Center for Materials Science
Professor Yoshihito Watanabe
Humanities Hermeneutic Study and Education of Textual Configuration Graduate School of Letters
Professor Shoichi Sato