Foundation Ostasien-Institut


July 22, 1998 by means of Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale

Foundation goal: 
Support of sciences and research in the at the East Asia Institute at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
(by now: Institute Modern Japan), namely by provision of funds for personnel and material expenses

Board of trustees:
Dirk Grolman, Chairman

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ulrich von Alemann

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Vittoria Borsò

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Achim Landwehr (as Dean)

Japan event at HHU
Japan event at HHU (photo: Dieter Joswig)


Institute Modern Japanese Studies (East Asia Institute)

With three chairs, one professorship, one DFG-funded Heisenberg position and over 600 students, the Institute of Modern Japanese studis is one of the largest Japanese Studies departments in Germany. In both research and teaching, they focus on modern Japan.

HHU website Institute Modern Japanes Studies Instituts (Link)