[Korea] 2019 “Free” KNU International Summer Program

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[Partial Scholarship is offered for this program]

UGM and KNU have been in the partnership long time and  we’re so pleased to inform you of the 2019 KNU International Summer Program.

The quota only one qualified student from UGM. This will be a great chance for student as all costs are covered by KNU, aside from the airfare.

■ Type Two-credit Summer Course

■ Benefit All costs (program fees, accommodation and meals) are covered by KNU (Kangwon National University).

Students are responsible only for the airfare and personal money.

■ Duration July 1st – July 12th (Two weeks)

■ Eligibility Undergraduate students who are interested in Korean language and culture recommended by KNU’s partner university. Applicants should be proficient in English as this program will be offered in English.

■ Required Documents

  1. Application (form provided)
  2. Recommendation letter
  3. Copy of Official Academic Transcript
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Certificate of English language proficiency (Min. Score of TOEFL 530, iBT 80 or IELTS 6.0)
  6. Certificate of enrollment from faculty
  7. Letter of Nomination from faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)
  8. Copy of Passport

■ You can see the Letter from KNU, Program leaflet and Application form from this attached file 2019 KNU International Summer Program.

Please send all documents above in 1 hardcopy to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-12) and softcopy (compiled in 1 PDF file) to scholarship@ugm.ac.id no later than February 1, 2019.

* DIRECT APPLICATION TO KNU BY STUDENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

[Japan] Tohoku University Exchange Programs 2019 Fall (October)

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[Scholarship is offered for this program]

The call for exchange programs for 2019 fall enrollment launched on January 10th, 2019 (JST).
Please find the application information below for details.

Application sheet
https://bit.ly/2VG3v0O

Application information

https://bit.ly/2BEZJLH

In addition, more information about each program is available on the following website:
https://www.insc.tohoku.ac.jp/english/exchange/

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION
The quota for AY 2019-2020:
We decided to set 2 as the maximum number of students we can accept from your institution for the exchange programs during AY2019-2020 in light of balancing the number of incoming and outgoing students to/from your university.
Please select your candidates carefully before nomination so that the total number of your candidates is within the quota allocated.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Motivation Letter
  3. Letter of Nomination from Faculty (addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)
  4. Certificate of Enrollment from Faculty
  5. Letter of Recommendation from Academic Advisor
  6. Colored copy of passport
  7. Passport-size photo (4 pieces, 3.5 x 4.5 cm, white background color, taken within the past three months)
  8. Photocopy of certificate of language  proficiency*
  9. Copy of Official Academic Transcript

Required documents after selected as a nominated student (all of the forms below can be downloaded at application websites):

  1. Pledge
  2. Certificate of Enrollment from Home University
  3. Application form for JASSO scholarship  (only qualified applicants)

*Minimum language proficiency:

  • JYPE, IPLA,  COLABS English: TOEFL iBT® Test 79 or  equivalent
  • DEEp‐ Bridge (UG) Japanese: TTBJ/SPOT 65 English: TOEFL iBT® Test 79 or  equivalent
  • DEEp‐ Bridge (G) TTBJ/SPOT 85 or TOEFL iBT® Test 79  or equivalent
  • DEEP Japanese: JLPT N1


APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  1. Submit the aforementioned documents to the Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur F-12) for internal review.
  2. OIA will evaluate your application.
  3. Once you are selected as Nominated Student, you may continue online application through T-Cens – website by 3:00 pm February 20, 2019 (Japan Standard Time).
    (Important: Do not fill the online form before you are selected as a nominated student)
  4. The FINAL decision from Tohoku University.
Please send all documents above in hardcopy (2 COPIES) to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-12) and softcopy (compiled in 1 PDF file) to scholarship@ugm.ac.id no later than February 4, 2019.

[Japan] The World of Japanese Contemporary Culture (WJC) Program for Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 at Fukuoka Women’s University (FWU)

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[Scholarship is offered for this program]

Application Deadline
1. By February 12, 2019: Please send all documents in 2 HARDCOPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) and A SOFTCOPY (Scan all applicants’ filled-out application materials) by email to scholarship@ugm.ac.id;
2. By February 28, 2019:   UGM will e-mail them back to So OTA (Mr.) and Maria Gracita Cardinal (Ms.).
3. By March 10, 2019:  Hard copies must arrive at the FWU International Center.
* DIRECT APPLICATION TO FWU BY STUDENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Attachments/Requirements
1. General Information
2. Application Form
3. Independent Study Project Proposal Sheet
4. Sample of Independent Study Project Proposal Sheet
5. Certificate of Health
6. Course Abstract for WJC Fall 2019 (tentative)
7. Course Abstract for WJC Spring 2020 (tentative)
8. WJC Program Leaflet
9. 6 Reasons Why You Choose WJC

The number of nominated students
The maximum number of nominations shall be 2 for Gadjah Mada University.
If you have more nominees, please let us know beforehand.

The number of scholarship recipients
All WJC graduates have received scholarships since we started the program in 2010. We would like to inform you that we keep making efforts to grant scholarships to as many WJC students as possible, although we cannot guarantee them at the moment. We applied to a scholarship foundation, Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) for a grant in October and we are supposed to receive the results back from JASSO around February 2019.

Announcement
The determination of WJC participants and scholarship recipients will be announced around March, 2019.

[France/Europe] Erasmus Mundus Masters Programs

[Scholarship is offered for this program]

Here’s an interesting information for all the students who would like to get a Master’s Degree in France / Europe.

Applications for Erasmus Mundus Masters Programs  are open (till mid-January 2019 in general – see specific calfor each MA program)!

These programs accept students from all nationalities; they offer two year shcolarships to study in prestigious European Universities!

https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus-plus/library/scholarships-catalogue_en

You can also check/share Jean-Marie Pincemin LinkedIn post on this topic.

Moreover, the University of Poitiers is interested in supporting applicant to the Eiffel Excellence Master / PhD program.

 

Please apply directly to Erasmus Mundus.

[Switzerland] Graduate Institute Geneva Exchange Program

[This program is self funded]

The Graduate Institute is an institution of research and higher education (Master and PhD). Selective and cosmopolitan, it is located in the heart of International Geneva and specialises in the study of the major global, international and transnational challenges facing the contemporary world.

Program website: http://graduateinstitute.ch/home/study/online-and-non-degree-programmes/exchanges/incoming-students.html

Fact sheet: Download

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Autumn Semester: 16 September 2019 to 20 December 2019
Spring Semester: 17 February 2020 to 29 May 2020
Click here to access the full academic calendar.

 

FIELDS OF STUDY

  • Anthropology & Sociology of Development
  • Development Economics (PhD only)
  • International Economics
  • International History
  • International Law
  • International Relations/Political Science
  • International Affairs (MA only)
  • Development Studies (MA only)

 

COURSE OFFERING AND ENROLLMENT

Full details of our programmes and courses are available on the online course catalogue.

Most courses are open to exchange students, except those indicated as compulsory for our regular students. Course registrations are subject to spaces available and can be adjusted during the first week of classes

 

REQUIREMENTS

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Motivation Letter
  3. Official Academic Transcript
  4. Letter of Recommendation from Academic Advisor
  5. Certificate of Enrollment from Faculty
  6. Colored copy of Passport
  7. Letter of Nomination from Faculty (addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs UGM)
  8. English language proficiency (IELTS 7.0, IBT 100, CPE A-B-C, CAE A-B)
  9. Passport-size Photograph

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  1. Submit the aforementioned documents to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur F-12) for internal review.
  2. OIA staffs will evaluate your application.
  3. Once you are selected as Nominated Student, OIA will send your application to Graduate Institute Geneva
  4. FINAL decision from Graduate Institute Geneva
Please send all documents above in hardcopy (2 COPIES) to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-12) and  softcopy (compiled in 1 PDF file) to scholarship@ugm.ac.id no later than 1 March 2019 (Autumn/Fall Semester) or 1 October 2019 (Spring Semester 2020)
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[Japan] Meiji University – Fall 2019 Exchange Student Program

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[This program is self funded]

1. LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

 The schools below offer courses in English. Students do not need to have Japanese language proficiency while at Meiji.

Undergraduate
-School of Political Science and Economics
-School of Business Administration
-School of Global Japanese Studies

Graduate
-Graduate School of Governance Studies   
-Graduate School of Science and Technology, International Program in Architecture and Urban Design
-Graduate School of Global Business
-Graduate School of Global Governance

 

2. STUDY DURATION & APPLICATION PERIOD

(1) 2019 Fall semester (September, 2019- )

*Duration of study abroad at Meiji (excluding arrival dates, orientations). Subject to change.

 September 2019 – February 2020 (one semester only)

September 2019 – July 2020 (one year)

 

*Online application: January 15 – February 21, 2019

*Send application materials via courier to Meiji: January 15 – March 7, 2019

 All applicants for 2019 fall semester are required to complete the online application by February 21. To complete the application, application materials must be sent via courier to Meiji by March 7 after the online application. Also, please send the COE application form as an Excel document toexchange@meiji.ac.jp 

 (2) Notes

NO application is accepted after the deadline.

Duration of study abroad at Meiji (one semester or one year) and preferred school must be decided before applying for the program. They cannot be changed after the online application.

 

3. LINKS

Please refer to the link below for details regarding application.

http://www.meiji.ac.jp/cip/english/prospective/exchange.html

 (1) Application Guidelines (link of online application, deadlines, application materials and language requirements etc.)
http://www.meiji.ac.jp/cip/english/prospective/co7mm90000000461-att/co7mm900000004d1.pdf

 (2) Fact Sheet (course list, syllabus, housing, academic calendar and Japanese language classes etc.)
http://www.meiji.ac.jp/cip/english/prospective/co7mm90000000461-att/co7mm900000004fa.pdf

 (3) Download the standard forms for the application
http://www.meiji.ac.jp/cip/english/prospective/exchange.html

 (4) Certificate of Health (standard form)
Certificate of Health must be submitted as part of application materials and completed by a doctor.
Download the standard form of Certificate of Health (#7)
http://www.meiji.ac.jp/cip/english/prospective/exchange.html

 

4. COE Application <IMPORTANT>

(1) Students must refer to the sample form (link) and follow the instructions when filling out this form.
Insufficient application form may cause the rejection or delay in obtaining the COE.
Sample form:
http://www.meiji.ac.jp/cip/english/prospective/co7mm90000000461-att/df0k110000001zm8.pdf

 (2) To apply for the COE, students must demonstrate the method of support to pay for the expenses while in Japan depending on the duration of study abroad at Meiji. At least 120,000 JPY must be available as monthly living expenses during study abroad at Meiji. As part of application materials, students are required to submit financial supporting documents as follows.

 One semester exchange: 120,000 JPY *6 months=720,000 JPY
One year exchange: 120,000JPY *12 months=1,440,000 JPY

 

 5. Applicants who wish to study at schools which offer academic classes in English

 The score of TOEFL, IELTS that they took in September 2016 or later is valid for the application. Applicants are required to take the test BEFORE application. Copy of the official score MUST be prepared to upload to the online application.

 To avoid disappointment, please be mindful and ensure that your nominated students meet the language requirements. For the requirements of each school, please refer to page 7 of Application Guidelines.

http://www.meiji.ac.jp/cip/english/prospective/co7mm90000000461-att/co7mm900000004d1.pdf

 

6. Meiji University Japanese Language Online Test

(Only for applicants who wish to study at schools which offer academic classes in Japanese. Applicants to English track are NOT required to take the online test.)

 Applicants to schools which offer academic classes in Japanese and cannot submit a valid JLPT certificate are requested to take Meiji University Japanese Language Online Test. Meiji University will send the information about the test to exchange student program coordinator as soon as the online application is received.

 Please note that the JLPT certificates that are valid for application are any of the followings;

(1)N1: passed before

(2)N2, N3 or N4: passed in either 2017 or 2018

 < Meiji University Japanese Language Online Test dates>

Applicants for 2019 Fall semester: January 15 – February 28, 2019

 

7. APPLICATION PROCEDURE

1) Submit the aforementioned documents to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur F-13) for internal review.
Additional documents:
a. Letter of Nomination from Faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs UGM)
b. Certificate of Enrollment from Faculty
2) OIA staffs will evaluate your application.
3) Once you are selected as Nominated Student, you will be notified to continue filling Online Application of Meiji University as for host university selection.
4) FINAL decision from Meiji University.

Please send all documents above in 2 HARDCOPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) and A SOFTCOPY by email to scholarship@ugm.ac.id no later than February 1, 2019.