IDEA League Doctoral School on Ageing and Sustainability in Tokyo

The second module of the interdisciplinary Doctoral School on Ageing and Sustainability was held in Tokyo (Japan) from November 11th to 17th, 2012. Shirley BeulPhilipp BraunerKai Kasugai and Anne Kathrin Schaar travelled to Tokyo and spent the week dealing with the topic of "Ageing as a Global Challenge - Perspective on Challenges and Opportunities." Prof. Dr. Martina Ziefle accompanied them as a representative of one of five IDEA League partners. 

The IDEA League partner universities are RWTH Aachen UniversityETH ZürichImperial College LondonTU Delft as well as Paris Tech. The travel to Japan was the highlight of the IDEA League Doctoral School and followed the visit to Aachen in October. Module 3 will be held at TU Delft. The program will conclude with the Summer School in 2013.