Official visit to Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (Beppu, Japan)
Ambassador Otto F. von Feigenblatt was invited for an official visit to Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (Beppu, Japan), Japan's top international university. The visit was organized by Prof. Dr. Malcolm Cooper, Professor Emeritus, and focused on research cooperation. Ambassador Otto F. von Feigenblatt was received by Prof. Haruaki Deguchi, President of Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University who discussed the unique characteristics of APU as a window to Japan and the world. Ambassador von Feigenblatt is an alumnus of the University and therefore has a unique perspective on the strengths of APU. Dr. von Feigenblatt also had the opportunity to meet other faculty members and several Vice Presidents of the University. "APU is truly a shining beacon in East Asia" commented Ambassador von Feigenblatt towards the end of the visit.
Prof. Dr. Malcolm Cooper joined the Advisory Board of the Catholic University of New Spain bringing considerable experience and expertise to the University.