AUN – SUN/SixERS Academic Seminar and Study in Japan 2019
18 March 2019 | 09:00 – 12:00
Room 801, Chaloem Rajakumari 60 Building, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

ASEAN University Network (AUN) in partnership with the consortium of Six National Universities Network/International Education & Research System, Japan (SUN/SixERS) comprising Chiba University, Kanazawa University, Kumamoto University, Nagasaki University, Niigata University and Okayama University, will organise AUN – SUN/SixERS Academic Seminar 2019 on 18 March 2019 at Chulalongkorn University.

Established in 2013, SUN/SixERS is the alliance of six national comprehensive universities which were all formerly national medical universities and are now flagship universities in each region. It aims to jointly enrich education, academic research, and social action while respecting each individual’s initiatives. In addition, it further develops highly trained graduates for leadership and advancement of academic research in a globalising world. AUN-SUN/SixERS Academic Seminar 2019 is one of SUN/SixERS’ international activities and is the first time to be held in Thailand. It provides an opportunity for students in Thailand to explore the insights of education in Japan through the sharing of experiences by Thai alumni who had graduated from Japan, special lectures by honorable professors, and personal consultation on studying in Japan with the six national universities.

The event is comprised of 3 parts:

1) Experience sharing panel by 3 Thai alumni who had graduated from Japan:
- Assoc. Prof. Pichapak Sriyapai, Srinakharinwirot University
- Dr. Eakkasit Punrat, Ramkhamhaeng University
- Assoc. Prof. Nopraenue Sajiarax Dhirathiti, Ph.D., Mahidol University

Academic seminars:

- Seminar 1: “Cell shape: When cell changes its shape, what’s going on inside?” Prof. Kohji TAKEI, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University
- Seminar 2: “Study of Intangible Cultural Heritages: Case of Aenokoto Ritual in Japan” Prof. Yoichi NISHIMOTO, Institute of Human and Social Sciences, Kanazawa University

3) Consultation booths for study in Japan by SUN/SixERS (Chiba University, Kanazawa University, Kumamoto University, Nagasaki University, Niigata University and Okayama University) and the Japan Foundation, Bangkok.

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The seminar is conducted in English. Thai and foreign university students and researchers are welcome to join with no admission fee. Please register online to secure the seat at

Should you require further information, please contact ASEAN University Network Secretariat via Ms. Pasita Marukee at or +66 2 2153640 ext 102.