Deputy Chairman Prof. Dr. Gesine Foljanty-Jost was awared the Order of the Rising Sun on November 3rd, 2013. She received this honor crediting her 30-year-long engagement and encouragement of German-Japanese cooperation. The order was presented on March 14th, 2014 by the Japanese ambassador in Berlin.
Source: Silvia Züller, German Newspaper Mitteldeutsche Zeitung, 27.10.2014
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