Academic Societies

  • Rolf D. Schmid


Academic societies play an important role in Japan, both for academic presentations and for the exchange of information. As of January, 1988, there were 742 academic societies in Japan [1], whose fields are indicated in Table 6.1.


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  1. 1.
    Monbusho -Ministry of Education, Sciences and Culture: The University Research System in Japan. Brochure, 1988 (E and J).Google Scholar
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    I am greatly indebted to many Japanese colleagues for responding to this request, and to Mrs. Aiko Kawashima for organizing this surveyGoogle Scholar
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    Kagaku Gijutsu Chou (Science and Technology Agency): Zenkoku Shikenkenkyuuki kan Meikan 89-90 (Collection of national research institutions, 1989/90). Lattice -Maruzen Co., Tokyo July 1989 (J)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rolf D. Schmid
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  1. 1.WolfenbüttelDeutschland

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