Day 2 – Hosei University & Embassy of Switzerland Tokyo

At 8:30 a.m. we headed to Hosei University where Dr. Matthias Frey – Head, Science & Technology Office Tokyo, Embassy of Switzerland in Japan – welcomed us. After a brief introduction about the Hosei University given by Till Oehler we took the elevator to the 26. floor. From the “Sky Hall” we had an astounding outlook over the never-ending city Tokyo. We got introduced to Japanese students from the University by their professors Prof. Horaguchi and Prof. Taji. Subsequently, we got divided into groups. Each group consisted of three ZHAW students and one Hosei University student. Next, we left the Hosei campus and walked to the nearby Yasukuni shrine, a place where Japanese pray for everyone who died on behalf of the country, including soldiers and citizens. Continue reading