[Taiwan] National Central University – NCU Exchange Program Fall Semester 2018

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[This program is self-funded]

National Central University Taiwan pleased to announce that they now accepts students nominated by the International Offices of its partner universities to join in the exchange program for the fall semester 2018/2019. For the eligibility of application, please contact the International Offices of your home university regarding the partnership with NCU.

For more information, please visit http://oia.ncu.edu.tw/index.php/en/2013-03-21-07-43-6/2013-03-21-09-39-12.html

Fact sheet: NCU Incoming Exchange Fact_Sheet_2018-2019

 

COURSE OFFERED

https://course.ncu.edu.tw/Course/main/news/announce

 

DATE

Admission deadline: May 15, 2018 (Fall Semester)

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • Application form
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation Letter
  • Certificate of Enrollment from faculty
  • Official academic transcript
  • Letter of Recommendation from academic advisor
  • Letter of Nomination issued by Home University
  • Colored copy of passport
  • Copy student card
  • Certificate of Health Insurance (for six months)
  • Passport-size photo (4 pieces, 3.5 x 4.5 cm, white background color, taken within the past three months)
  • Letter of Nomination from faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)
  • English language proficiency  (Min. Score of TOEFL – ITP=530, iBT 80 or IELTS 6.0)

*All the documents should be written in English.

*When the document issued by the institution is neither in Chinese nor English, an English or Chinese translation copy is required.

*Once completed the application form, please submit the scanned copies to the Exchange Program Coordinator via email first and then send the hardcopy via post before the application deadline.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  1. Submit the aforementioned documents to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur F-13) for internal review.
  2. OIA staffs will evaluate your application.
  3. Once you are selected as Nominated Student, OIA will send your application to National Central University as for host university selection.
  4. FINAL decision from National Central University Taiwan.

Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) no later than April 17, 2018.

[Singapore] Singapore Management University – SMU Global Summer Programme (GSP) 2018

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[Scholarship is offered for this program]

Tahir Funding – Student Immersion Programme (for UGM students to Singapore)

We are currently in discussion to provide 10 Summer Scholarships to bright UGM Undergraduates to attend the 4-week Global Summer Programme operated by International Office in July 2018.

The Summer Scholarship will cover

  • Tuition Fees (For 2 summer courses)
  • Miscellaneous Fees (SMU Local Insurance, IT Fees, SMU Card & Facilities, etc.)
  • Accommodation (up to S$1200 per person)
  • Subsistence Allowance (up to S$900 per person)
  • Airfare (up to S$300 per person)

 

SMU Global Summer Programme 2018 – Asian Insights

  • Since GSP’s inception in 2015, we have received positive feedback for its courses and suite of activities ranging from company visits, ‘wine and cheese’ talks, networking sessions with industry leaders and social/cultural activities. The programme has grown to over 170 students from 33 nationalities in its third run in 2017. Moving forward, the 2018 programme will offer your students new insights and perspectives on trends and developments in Asia.
  • For more details, please refer to our website www.smu.edu.sg/SummerProgramme.

Courses

  • Students may apply for two courses.
  • For each course, there will be three lessons per week for a total of four weeks.

 

# Course Title
1 Asian Family Businesses
2 Asia Pacific Business
3 Capital Markets in China
4 Economics of Ageing in Asia
5 Global Mega Trends: Opportunities & Challenges in Asia
6 Innovations for Asia’s Smart Cities
7 Managing Customer Relations with Analytics: Asian Insights
8 People/Places/Practices – The Changing Art World in Asia
9 Religions in Asia
10 Smart Healthcare in Asia
11 Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Asia
12 The Law and Information Technology in Asia

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official academic transcript
  • English language proficiency  (Min. Score of TOEFL – ITP=530, iBT 80 or IELTS 6.0)

 

Download the programme brochures here.

 

Please send all documents above in softfile to geo.fisipol@ugm.ac.id no later than April 12, 2018, 15.00 WIB.

[Japan] Kansai University – Language Programs

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[These programs are self-funded]

 

Japanese Language and Culture Program Preparatory Course (Bekka) 

Bekka is a course for students who wish to brush up their Japanese language skills to proceed to the higher stage of education as a full-time degree seeking student at Kansai University or at other Japanese universities.

http://www.kansai-u.ac.jp/ku- jpn/English/index.html

Japanese Language and Culture Course (JLC)

JLC is a language learning course for students who wish to learn Japanese language and culture, experiencing a real life in Japan. This is a non-degree seeking program.  Various levels of Japanese language courses, from the beginner to the advanced, are offered as well as varieties of Japan Studies classes taught in English; students will have cultural exchanges with both local and foreign students

http://www.kansai-u.ac.jp/ Kokusai/english/from/program. php?id=culture_02

 

 

DATE

Japanese Language and Culture Program Preparatory Course (Bekka)

Enrollment for September 2018 

Applications will open soon.

Application Period: April 6, 2018May 1,2018

Period of study: One year in principle.

 

Japanese Language and Culture Course (JLC)

Enrollment for September 2018

Application Period: March 7, 2018April 25, 2018

Period of study: One semester (half a year) or two semesters (one year)

 

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Admission guide for the programs can be accessed here

Guide and form download can be accessed here

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation Letter
  • Certificate of Enrollment from faculty
  • Official academic transcript
  • Letter of Recommendation from academic advisor
  • Colored copy of passport
  • Passport-size photo (4 pieces, 3.5 x 4.5 cm, white background color, taken within the past three months)
  • Letter of Nomination from faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)
  • English language proficiency  (Min. Score of TOEFL – ITP=530, iBT 80 or IELTS 6.0)

 

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  1. Submit the aforementioned documents to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur F-13) for internal review.
  2. OIA staffs will evaluate your application.
  3. Once you are selected as Nominated Student, OIA will send your application to Kansai University as for host university selection.
  4. FINAL decision from Kansai University.

 

Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) no later than May 17, 2018.

[Japan] Aichi Prefectural University – AICHI Scholarship Program 2018

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[Scholarship is offered for this program]

 

The Aichi Prefectural Government is currently taking applications for the Aichi Scholarship Program. Utilizing scholarship money provided by the prefectural government, students from Asia will travel to Aichi and enroll in graduate school to study the specialized fields and related subjects that support Aichi’s manufacturing industry. After completing their courses of study, these students will then be highly expected to seek employment within Aichi.

DATE

  • Recommending Organizations: Applicants must apply through graduate schools located in Aichi.
  • Deadline: Application forms must be handed in to the Aichi Prefectural Government by May 18, 2018 by a recommending organization.
  • Selection: The governor selects the scholarship recipients from among applicants recommended by the Aichi Scholarship Program Selection Committee. The selection results will be announced to the recommending universities by the end of July 2018.

Date of Arrival: Applicants must be able to come to Japan by October 2018 on a day to be designated by the Governor.

 

SCHOLARSHIP

The Aichi Scholarship Program provides the followings:

Living Allowance: 150,000 yen per month

This living allowance in principle will be reduced under the following circumstances:

  • You leave Japan for more than 30 days.
  • You take a leave of absence from school.

The living allowance will be reduced to 100,000 yen per month from April 2020, if you fail to pass the N4 or higher level of Japanese Language Proficiency Test organized by The Japan Foundation and Japan Educational Exchanges and Services by the end of March 2020. The allowance will be increased to 150,000 yen per month from the month following the day you submit the passing certificate to the Aichi Prefectural Government after you pass the N4 or higher level of Japanese Language Proficiency Test.

Travel Expenses to Japan:

  1. Travel expenses to Japan ― A predetermined amount of money, decided by the Governor, will be provided to each applicant to allow travel from their nearest international airport to Central Japan International Airport (economy class).
  2. Travel expenses from Japan ― As a general rule, return airfare will not be provided.

School Expenses:

Entrance examination fees, entrance fees and tuition for both research and graduate study within certain limits as per the following list:

  • Entrance examination fee (research student) – ¥9,800
  • Entrance fee (research student) – ¥84,600
  • Tuition (six months; research student) – ¥178,200
  • Entrance examination fee (master’s course student) – ¥30,000
  • Entrance fee (master’s course student) – ¥282,000
  • Tuition (annual; master’s course student) – ¥535,800
    *Amounts subject to change.

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Documents to be submitted by the applicant to the recommending organization:

  • Application form (Form 1)
  • Pledge (Form 2)
  • Certificate of health (Form 3 issued within the past six (6) months)
  • Proof of graduation (copy of certificate of graduation, diploma, or degree) or a certificate of student status and proof of expected graduation (if the applicant is in college)
  • Academic record issued by the university from which applicant graduated
  • Certified copy of passport (if the applicant does not have a passport upon application, a certified copy of the applicant’s birth certificate or a citizenship certificate will be sufficient)
  • Recommendations
    • Recommendation to the governor by the dean/department chairperson (or person of higher position) of the university department from which the applicant graduated. (No specific form)
    • Vietnamese applicants who have a recommendation from Vietnamese Aichi Ryugakusei OB・OG Network (VARONET) to the governor should submit it. (Form 5)
  • Three (3) photographs (4 cm by 3 cm, taken within the last six (6) months. In the photos, the applicant must be facing forward, the upper torso and face must be clearly visible, and the applicant must not be wearing a hat. The applicant’s name and nationality must be written on the back of each photo. One (1) of these photos should be attached to the application in the space provided.)

Documents to be submitted by the recommending university to the Aichi Prefectural Government:

  • Recommendation to the governor by the university president (No specific form)
  • Recommendation to the governor by the professor in charge of the applicant’s desired field of study (Form 4)
  • If awarded, reductions in tuition should be recorded on the Tuition Exemption Details Form (Form 6)
  • Record of Applicant’s Japanese Language Ability (Form 7)
  • If at the time of application the applicant holds a certified level of N2 or higher (or Level 2 or higher on the old examination) from the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test or scored a total of 200 points or more on the Japanese as a Foreign Language section (reading comprehension, listening and listening-reading comprehension combined) of the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students offered by Japan Student Services Organization, please collect the documents that verify this and attach it to this application. (If the applicant cannot produce proof, interview the applicant, determine their proficiency, and record the results.)
  • If at the time of application the applicant does not have the Japanese language skills mentioned above but the recommending university has a program of Japanese language study and intends to instruct the applicant in order to acquire the equivalent level of proficiency, please attach the curriculum that will be used.

Note 1) The above documents should be written in Japanese or English and typed if possible.

Note 2) If “14 Proposed Study Plan” or “15 Proposed Work Plan After Completing the Program” in the (a) application form or (g)

Recommendation by the dean/department chairperson is written in English, please attach a Japanese translation prepared by the recommending organization.

Note 3) Documents will not be returned once they are submitted.

Note 4) Incomplete documents or applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

Note 5) Forms can downloaded from here

 

OIA SUBMISSION

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation Letter
  • Certificate of Enrollment from faculty
  • Official academic transcript
  • Letter of Recommendation from academic advisor
  • Colored copy of passport
  • Passport-size photo (4 pieces, 3.5 x 4.5 cm, white background color, taken within the past three months)
  • Letter of Nomination from faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)
  • English language proficiency  (Min. Score of TOEFL – ITP=530, iBT 80 or IELTS 6.0)

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  1. Submit the aforementioned documents to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur F-13) for internal review.
  2. OIA staffs will evaluate your application.
  3. Once you are selected as Nominated Student, OIA will send your application to Aichi Prefectural University as for host university selection.
  4. FINAL decision from Aichi Prefectural University.

 

Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) no later than April 26, 2018.

[South Korea] Hanyang University – Student Exchange Program 2018

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[This program is self-funded]

Hanyang University is happy to inform you that we will now accept international students for 2018 Fall semester. The nomination deadline is April 15th (Korean time).

The application information will be sent to the students directly once they are nominated. The application deadline is April 30th (Korean Time).

 

DATE

Submission to OIA: April 5-25th, 2018

Hanyang University nomination deadline: April 15th, 2018

Hanyang University application deadline: April 30th, 2018

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation Letter
  • Certificate of Enrollment from faculty
  • Official academic transcript
  • Letter of Recommendation from academic advisor
  • Colored copy of passport
  • Passport-size photo (4 pieces, 3.5 x 4.5 cm, white background color, taken within the past three months)
  • Letter of Nomination from faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)
  • English language proficiency  (Min. Score of TOEFL – ITP=530, iBT 80 or IELTS 6.0)

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  1. Submit the aforementioned documents to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur F-13) for internal review.
  2. OIA staffs will evaluate your application.
  3. We will inform you once you are selected as Nominated Student, then, you may continue online application to Hanyang University as for host university selection.
  4. FINAL decision from Hanyang University.

 

Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) no later than April 25th, 2018.

[United Kingdom] University of Birmingham – Birmingham International Summer School (BISS) 2018

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[This program is self-funded]

Our Birmingham International Summer School offers you the chance to study in the Heart of England, at a top institution and a pioneering university.

You will study exciting programmes taught by University of Birmingham teaching staff in one of the most beautiful campuses in the United Kingdom, while having the opportunity to meet new friends from different countries giving you a cultural and diverse study experience.

You will experience an extensive social programme introducing you to some of the traditional aspects of British culture along with the opportunity to interact with other students in a fun and lively environment.

Join the Birmingham International Summer School this year and experience a truly global university.

 

DATE

  • Early Application discount deadline: 20 March 2018
  • Application deadline: 22 April 2018
  • Payment Deadline: 6 May 2018

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  1. Read the Entry Requirements page and the BISS Programmes page carefully to check whether you meet the requirements for your chosen programme of study.
  2. Please check whether you should contact your university’s International Office before submitting your application.
  3. When applying, you will need to upload an official transcript of your grades in English. Please note that your application will not be assessed unless you have included a transcript. If you are applying for either British Cultural Heritage or Film & Media, a University certificate of registration will be sufficient.
    If you have evidence of English Language proficiency at this stage (see the Entry Requirements page for a list of proficiencies) please upload this with your application.
  4. Complete the online application with your details. Please ensure that you check all of the details are correct before submitting your application.

What happens next?

You will receive an email confirming that we have received your application.

Your application will be processed by the University Admissions Office, and you will be contacted directly regarding the outcome.

Should an offer be made you will be required to meet all conditions before you can be accepted officially onto the programme.

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation Letter
  • Certificate of Enrollment from faculty
  • Official academic transcript
  • Letter of Recommendation from academic advisor
  • Colored copy of passport
  • Passport-size photo (4 pieces, 3.5 x 4.5 cm, white background color, taken within the past three months)
  • Letter of Nomination from faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)
  • English language proficiency  (Min. Score of TOEFL – ITP=530, iBT 80 or IELTS 6.0)

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  1. Submit the aforementioned documents to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur F-13) for internal review.
  2. OIA staffs will evaluate your application.
  3. Once you are selected as Nominated Student, you may continue online application through website.
  4. FINAL decision from University of Birmingham.

 

Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) no later than April 12, 2018.

[South Korea] Kyungpook National University – Exchange Program 2018

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[This program is self-funded]

Experience a new learning environment, include a part-time internship in the Korean workplace, and build your international network as an exchange student at KNU!

For further information, please go to: en.knu.ac.kr> international program > student exchange program

Fact sheet: 2018 factsheet

 

DATE

Fall Semester : August 27, 2018 – December 17, 2018

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

•  Curriculum Vitae

•  Motivation Letter

•  Certificate of Enrollment from faculty

•  Official academic transcript

•  Letter of Recommendation from academic advisor

•  Colored copy of passport

•  Passport-size photo (4 pieces, 3.5 x 4.5 cm, white background color, taken within the past three months)

•  Letter of Nomination from faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)

•  English language proficiency  (Min. Score of TOEFL – ITP=530, iBT 80 or IELTS 6.0)

 

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

1) Submit the aforementioned documents to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur F-13) for internal review.

2) OIA staffs will evaluate your application.

3) We will inform you once you are selected as Nominated Student, then, you may continue online application to Kyungpook National University as for host university selection.

4) FINAL decision from Kyungpook National University.

 

 

Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) no later than April 16, 2018.

[United Kingdom] The University of Warwick – The University of Warwick Study Abroad Program 2018

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[This program is self-funded]

The University of Warwick study abroad program is open to students from across the disciplines. Founded in 1965, the University of Warwick has quickly established a reputation as one of the top universities in the UK, consistently placing at or near the top five in national rankings. It has gained its high standing through excellent teaching and research, and by recruiting very qualified students from the UK and abroad. This reasonably-priced exchange program at Warwick will integrate you fully into the university’s academic and social life, and you will experience the university just as you would if you were a British student. It is an excellent way to taste British education and culture. The university campus, situated just outside the city of Coventry, about 100 miles northwest of London, houses over 10,000 students and is a significant cultural center in its own right. You will have easy access to lively local towns and to the countryside of the Cotswolds, while high-speed Virgin Trains link Coventry to central London in fifty minutes.

For further information, please go to: https://warwick.ac.uk/study/studyabroad/inbound/

 

ATTACHMENTS

Information Sheet: https://warwick.ac.uk/study/studyabroad/partners/informationsheet/

Term Dates: https://warwick.ac.uk/study/termdates/

Module Catalogue: https://warwick.ac.uk/services/aro/dar/quality/modules

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

•  Curriculum Vitae

•  Motivation Letter

•  Certificate of Enrollment from faculty

•  Official academic transcript

•  Letter of Recommendation from academic advisor

•  Colored copy of passport

•  Passport-size photo (4 pieces, 3.5 x 4.5 cm, white background color, taken within the past three months)

•  Letter of Nomination from faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)

•  English language proficiency  (Min. Score of TOEFL – ITP=550, iBT 80 or IELTS 6.0)

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

1) Submit the aforementioned documents to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur F-13) for internal review.

2) OIA staffs will evaluate your application.

3) Once you are selected as Nominated Student, OIA will send your application to University of Warwick as for host university selection.

4) FINAL decision from University of Warwick.

 

Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) no later than April 13, 2018.

[United Kingdom] University of Leeds – Leeds International Summer School

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[This program is self-funded]

Leeds International Summer School (LISS) offers you the opportunity to study at the University of Leeds and immerse yourself in British culture as part of an exciting four-week programme. Taking advantage of the vibrant, student friendly city of Leeds, and the rich history, culture and natural beauty of the area, the summer school combines world-class tuition with local knowledge, academic-related field trips, and a wide variety of social activities.

2018 programme fee: £3,145

Leeds International Summer School is an all-inclusive programme. Included in the programme fee are:

The cost of flights, insurance, visas and meals is not included.

When you have received your acceptance letter you will be required to pay £300 of the programme fee as a non-refundable deposit to secure your place on the Leeds international Summer School. The remaining balance must be made in full by 11 May 2018 (non-refundable after this date).

Discounts available

Early application discount

Submit your application by 10 April 2018 to receive a discount of £150, reducing your programme fee to £2,995.

Group discount

For institutions that wish to send a group of 10 students or more a 10% discount is available. Please contact us for more details at summer@leeds.ac.uk

Scholarships

If you have a GPA of 3.0 or above (or equivalent) then you are eligible to apply for a Santander scholarship worth £500 to help pay for your fees. You can apply by completing the scholarship section of the summer school application form.

For further information, please go to:http://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/125000/leeds_international_summer_school