Research Cooperation Division,
International Program Department,
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, JAPAN
TEL+81-3-3263-1944, 1844



Frontiers of Science Symposium
2018 Symposium
2016 Symposium
2015 Symposium
2014 Symposium
2013 Symposium
2012 Symposium
2011 Symposium
2010 Symposium
2009 Symposium
2008 Symposium
2007 Symposium
2006 Symposium
2005 Symposium
2004 Symposium

1. Background:

JGFoS has its origins in a May 2003 discussion between the heads of JSPS and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation on initiatives to promote exchange among young researchers, which was to become part of the framework of the August 2003 dialogue and agreement between Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and German chancellor Gerhard Schroeder.

2. Venue:

The symposium venue alternates between Japan and Germany.

3. Number of sessions: Six

4. Number of participants:  

About 60 (30 from each side)
Each session comprises two PGMs*-cum-chairs (one from each side), an introductory speaker, two speakers (one from each side), and the general participants.

*session planning group members