Visegrad Project Kick-Off Symposium


We are pleased to inform you that the Visegrad Project Kick-Off Symposium "The Place of V4 countries in Europe and Japan" will be held on 19 October 2017 at Jagiellonian University,Poland .

From October 2017 Kobe University is starting a course titled “The Place of V4 Countries in Europe and Japan” to study the importance of Central and Eastern Europe within the EU, links between Japan and the region, and its position in Japan. The course is expected to be offered to exchange students from partner universities of Kobe University, and taught with cooperation from scholars in our V4 partner universities: Jagiellonian University (Poland), Eötvös Loránd University (Hungary), Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia), and Charles University (Czech). Kobe University organise a ommemorating symposium for the establishment of the course and examine reserach collaboration with Visegared project partners. We look forward to your attendance.

Please find attached the actual programme. →here

Registration is now closed

For enquiries, please contact the Kobe University Centre for EU Academic Collaboration at:

Date and Time:
Thursday 19 October 2017 9:30 - 15:50


Jagiellonian University Library Conference Room
al. Mickiewicza 22, Kraków, Poland

9:30-10:00 Signing Ceremony of Lecture Series Programme between Kobe University and Jagiellonian University

10:00-15:50 Visegrad Project Kick Off Symposium

10:00-10:10 Opening Addresses

10:10-10:50 Session 1 “The Place of V4 in Japan in relation to EU”

10:50-11:10 Coffee Break

11:10-11:50 Session 2 “The Place of V4 in EU; a perspective from Hungary”

11:50-12:30 Session 3 “The Place of V4 in EU; a perspective from Czech”

12:30-13:50 Lunch Break

13:50 -14:30 Session 4 “The Place of V4 in EU; a perspective from Slovakia”

14:30-15:10 Session 5 “The Place of V4 in EU; a perspective from Poland”

15:10-15:50 Panel Discussion


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