[Japan] Hokkaido University – Exchange Program 2018

 

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[This program is self-funded]

Hokkaido University is one of the oldest, largest, and most prestigious universities in Japan. Boasting the largest number of faculties of Japan’s national universities, we cover almost all areas of the humanities and social and natural sciences and are leader in research activities in Japan and the world. Our alumni include a Nobel laureate, business leaders, research pioneers, artists and writers.

We have several Hokkaido University Exchange Programs 2018-2019, you can find the information here: https://www.global.hokudai.ac.jp/prospective-students/exchange-student-admissions/ or download our program brochure:  Student exchange program 2018-2019 (2017.12.8ver.)

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Application Package of each program, and:

•  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  Hokkaido University as for host university selection.

4) FINAL decision from Hokkaido University.

 

Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) no later than January 22, 2018.

[Japan] Kyushu University – Exchange Program 2018

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[Scholarship is offered for this program]

Kyushu University was founded in 1911 and has grown to be one of the most prestigious universities in Japan. At present, there are 11 undergraduate schools, 18 graduate schools, 3 research institutes, and a hospital. Approximately 19,000 students and 2,200 faculty members are engaged in study and/or research at the University. Kyushu University is located in Fukuoka, gateway of Kyushu. Geographically and historically, the city is close to other parts of Asia, so we have been aiming to be the “University opened to Asia” from the beginning. Also, a new main campus, in Ito opened in 2005, where some departments have begun its activities.

Program brochure: 【Kyushu University】

JAPANESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE COURSE (JLCC)

Undergraduate who majors in Japanese studies at his/her home institution (Post grads can apply, although the program is designed for undergrads)

Course will be taught in Japanese (JLPT N1 or Level 1)

http://www.isc.kyushu-u.ac.jp/jlcc/en/

JAPAN IN TODAY’S WORLD (JTW)

Undergraduate (Post grads can apply, although the program is designed for undergrads)

Course will be taught in English (CBT 213/ PBT 550/ iBT 79 IELTS 6.0)

http://www.isc.kyushu-u.ac.jp/jtw/

SCHOLARSHIP

JASSO (approx. 80000 JPY/month)

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

General Requirements

•  Application Form Application Form(Kyushu)(1)

•  Motivation Letter

•  Curriculum Vitae

•  Certificate of Enrollment from faculty

•  Official academic transcript

•  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)

Additional requirement for JLCC

•  Letter of Recommendation from academic advisor

•  Research plan (in Japanese)

•  Certificate of Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT N1 or Level 1 or an official document certifying your Japanese language proficiency)

Additional requirement for JTW

•  English language proficiency  (Min. Score of CBT 213/ PBT 550/ iBT 79 IELTS 6.0)

•  Two letters of recommendation (Both must be written by your superviser at your present university, only one may be written by a language instructor because we need to assess your overall academic ability, not just your language skills!)

•  One essay ‘Why JTW is for me’ (800 to 1,000 words)

•  Project proposal for independent study

•  Project Proposal for Advanced Laboratory Research (if you are choosing an ALR, see the webpage for complete instructions)

 

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 Kyushu University and you may continue online registration as for host university selection.

4) FINAL decision from Kyushu University.

 

Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) no later than January 22, 2018.

[Taiwan] National Central University – Exchange Program Spring 2018

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[This program is self-funded]

National Central University (NCU) is a university with long-standing traditions in Taiwan. Founded in Nanjing in 1915, NCU was the leading academic center in the Southeast China; the phrase “North the Peking University; South the Central University” at that time revealed the significance of NCU. NCU was later re-established in Taiwan in 1962 and started the development on the basis of Geophysics. After our endeavor over 50 years, NCU has expanded its school size and had great achievements both in academic and research development. NCU is now one of the leading universities in Taiwan.

Fact sheet: NCU Incoming Exchange Fact_Sheet_2018-2019

DATE

February  – June 2018

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[Japan] Gifu University – Exchange Program 2018/2019

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[This program is self-funded]

There are three student statuses from which you can choose in order to study at Gifu University as an exchange student.
1. Special Research Student (April – September, October – March)
2. Special Auditor (April – September, October – March)
3. Japanese Studies Program Student (October – September)
In deciding with which status you want to study at Gifu University, please consider carefully the purposes of your study and your Japanese language ability.

Fact sheet1.FACT SHEET for Exchange Students 2018-2019

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[South Korea] Chung-Ang University – Exchange Program 2018

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[This program is self-funded]

Chung-Ang University is preparing for their incoming exchange student nomination period for Spring 2018 semester. They are delighted and look forward to seeing UGM students there at CAU!

DATE

 One Semester(Spring semester, 2018 only): March 2nd, 2018 ~ June 16th, 2018
 Two Semesters(Spring semester, 2018 and Fall semester, 2018 – a year): March 2nd, 2018 ~ December 15th,\

COURSE OFFERED

Academic Year 2017 Courses Offered in English

 

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[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: www.en.knu.ac.kr> international program > student exchange program

Fact sheet: 2018 factsheet

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[Japan] Ritsumeikan University – Exchange Program 2017

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[Scholarship is offered for this program]

Ritsumeikan University’s “International PBL Program in ASEAN Countries” is an education program focusing on “international problem/project-based learning” which looks to provide necessary “multi-dimensional thinking skills” (technical thinking, business thinking, system design thinking) by accepting students from a variety of countries and regions to work collectively to solve policy and social issues such as Asian welfare, urban planning and development which ASEAN countries have been facing.

This program has been created on the basis of academic collaboration with partner institutions and Ritsumeikan University as one of the “FY2013 Inter-University Exchange Project” by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) to promote student exchange with partner institutions in ASEAN Countries under AIMS program (ASEAN International Mobility for Students program).

For further information, please go to: http://www.ritsumei.ac.jp/international/aims/eng/

Information Sheet: 7 Information Sheet 2017-18_RU_PBL

Poster: 9 RU_PBL_information_flyer_2018(1)

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[Japan] Sophia University – Exchange Program Spring 2018

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[This program is self-funded]

Sophia University has more than 200 partner institutions worldwide and receives exchange students based on the student exchange agreements. Every year, more than 300 exchange students study at Sophia. Participating exchange students pay tuition to their home institution for the period of their stay at Sophia. Exchange students will be responsible for their own room and board and transportation to and from the host institution.

For further information, please go to: http://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/admissions/exchangeprograms

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[Japan] Kansai University – Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Course (IJLC) Winter 2018

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[This program is self-funded]

Kansai University (KU), known as one of the leading universities in Japan with old history of 130years, is a comprehensive private university with 13 undergraduate, 13 graduate programs, and 3 professional graduate schools. There are over 30,000 students enrolled at the university including more than 900 international students. KU campuses are located in Osaka. They are about an hour train ride away from Kyoto, Kobe and Nara. Under the new vision for internationalization entitled “Kansai University Global Initiatives” (GI Vision), KU opened the Bekka “Japanese Language and Culture Program Preparatory
Course” in 2012. This unique course is designed to enhance Japanese language proficiency, media literacy and inter-cultural competency.

Currently, over 100 international students from various countries and regions with large portion of students from Asia are enrolled in the course. They are striving to move on to the next stage of education at Japanese universities at both undergraduate and graduate levels. We are now offering an Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Course (IJLC) in addition to the Preparatory Course (Bekka). IJLC will have sessions in summer and winter. In this IJLC, we provide instruction in Japanese as a second language as well as Japanese culture experiences and field trips (e.g. to Kyoto). Participants will learn Japanese language, and understand Japanese culture and society from various perspectives. Another feature of the IJLC is that the participants will have opportunities to interact with KU Japanese students through a variety of activities. In summary, participants will have opportunities to learn communicative Japanese and truly experience the vibrant cities and people of Western Japan.

Program details & application guide: KU_ijlc_2018_winter_en

 

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[Japan] Nara Women’s University – Student Exchange Program 2018/2019

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[This program is self-funded]

Nara Women’s University exists to provide female students with the highest learning environment, and our main purpose has been to foster women who can succeed in society through education and research. Therefore, our regular students are all female and most of the exchange students are female as well.
If there are male students who still would like to take our classes and receive credits, or do research with a specific teacher at our university, understanding our purpose and the environment, please let us know before applying for the program. In addition to that, please be notified that we might not be able to accept a student depending on his/her major or when he/she would like to start studying.

For further information, please go to: http://www.nara-wu.ac.jp/iec/int/en/study/foreign_exchange/index.html

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