[Japan] Yokohama National University – Summer Program 2018


[This program is self-funded]

YNU is delighted to provide Japanese culture classes and a first-hand experience of campus life for international students during this two-week program.

Why Choose the Summer Program at YNU?

1. Lectures on Japanese culture and society
Besides attending the lectures, you will also enjoy hands-on learning experience such as Japanese brush calligraphy and flower arrangement.
Note: Contents are subject to change due to the availability of instructors.

2. Diverse opportunities to interact with YNU students
In addition to working together on a project for a poster presentation, you will find a variety of opportunities to interact with YNU students while attending lectures and going on exciting excursion tours. YNU volunteer students are willing to support you in class and out of class.

3. Exciting excursion tours to Japan’s past and present
You will visit intriguing corporate museums and historical sites in the Yokohama area with some YNU students.

4. A great opportunity for prospective YNU students
If you are considering pursuing your graduate studies at YNU in the future, our summer program could be the perfect option for you; you will be able to attend some of the lectures and seminars offered at YNU. Japanese language classes are also available as an option.

5. Weekend homestay experience with a Japanese family
This has been one of the most popular parts of our summer program.

Please check the following program details and apply during the designated application period.

Program Details

1. Duration
July 3rd, 2018 – July 13th, 2018
Note: Participating students will be requested to arrive in Japan by July 2nd, 2018.

2. Course Schedule (Tentative)

3. Eligibility
1) be a student at a college/university/graduate school as of July 1st, 2018
2) be able to communicate in English
3) have financial resources to cover the program fee, transportation/accommodation fees to attend this course
4) be able to obtain the applicable visa at the Embassy of Japan in his/her country
Note: YNU will select the participants after screening the application documents. YNU will give priority to students attending institutions of which YNU has an exchange agreement.
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4. Program Fee
JPY 70,000
Note: This cost includes tuition, excursion fees. Airfare, accommodation, transportation between the airport and Yokohama, and commuting costs are not covered.

5. Cancellation Policy
If the enrolled student cancels before the 1st day of the course, YNU will provide a partial refund of JPY 50,000. JPY 20,000(Admission/Enrollment fee and bank charges) will not be refunded.

6. Payment
The procedure for payment will be informed from YNU to the selected students individually after their enrollment has been confirmed.

7. Accommodation
1) The students will stay at a budget hotel on weekdays, and stay with a Japanese host family on the first weekend of the course (2 nights). Arrangements for the accommodation during the course duration, including one day before and after the program (Jul.2–Jul.14) will be made by YNU.
2) Accommodation fees are to be borne by each student; except for the homestay. All the Japanese host families have kindly offered to host the students as volunteers with the exclusion accommodation cost.
3) Estimated accommodation fee wil be JPY 6,000 per night.
Note: Accommodation fees may vary according to hotel room vacancy.

8. Visas
All participants must obtain a “short term stay visa” at their own responsibility and expense prior to entering Japan. This visa must be valid throughout the entire course duration.
In the case that any supporting documents are required from YNU for the visa application, please contact us.
Note: Citizens of countries and regions with visa exemption agreement with Japan are not required to obtain a visa for short stay. For more information, please refer to the following website.
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9. Medical expenses and travel insurance
Each participant is encouraged to join an insurance plan before arriving in Japan to prepare for any
unforeseen circumstances. Without insurance, medical expenses can be expensive in Japan.

10. Documents required for application
1) Application Form for 2018 (to be downloaded from below)
2) Passport Photo Page (on PDF, JPEG, TIFF or equivalent file data)
3) Student ID of your home institution (on PDF, JPEG, TIFF or equivalent file data)
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11. Application Period
Please send the required documents via e-mail by March 30(Fri) 12:00P.M. JST. Late documents will not be accepted.

Sending Address:

12. Confirmation of Enrollment
YNU will send an e-mail confirming your acceptance/rejection by April 13(Fri).

*** Applicants for this program must give a confirmation of application and personal data to the Office of International Affairs UGM at Bulaksumur F-13.

[Sweden] Malmö University – Autumn Exchange 2018/2019


Malmö University is now accepting applications from international students for the Autumn Exchange for the academic year 2018/2019. Four separate documents listing courses available for exchange students at the School of Arts and Communication (K3), the Department of Global Political Studies, the Department of Urban Studies and the Faculty of Technology and Society are also attached below. Students may only take one semester exchange.


  • The Moveon application form
  • Copy of identity documentation
  • Transcript of academic records
  • Personal statement/Motivation letter
  • Selection of Courses form/Course plan
  • Nomination form
  • Proof of English language skills (if applicable)
  • For full
  • Copy passort
  • Recommendation letter


Download the fact sheets here.


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

[Singapore] Nanyang Technological University – TF LEaRN 2018


[Scholarship is offered for this program]

We are currently inviting nominations for the 10th Temasek Foundation International Leadership Enrichment and Regional Networking (TFI LEaRN) Programme.

This scholarship programme serves to provide a total experiential learning platform for talented Asian undergraduate young leaders with good academic standing to study a semester (26 July – 8 December 2017) at NTU.

The total experiential learning platform is achieved through the amalgamation of semester course work, community service learning, cultural exchange, projects and host family experience in Singapore. Recipients can look forward to travel out of his/her home country for a semester of immersion that will equip him/her with relevant skills and knowledge  to make a greater contribution as a young leader in his/her home country and in the region.

Please refer to the TFI LEaRN @ NTU info sheet enclosed for more details on the programme and the application procedures.

Students may also visit our web at http://www.ntu.edu.sg/tflearn for more information.\



Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) no later than March 15, 2018.

[South Korea] KDI School of Public Policy and Management – 2018 NIIED GKS-KGSP (Korean Government Scholarship Program)


[Scholarship is offered for this program]

The KDI School of Public Policy and Management is now providing a Korean Government Scholarship Program (2018 NIIED GKS-KGSP), which is a 3-year program offered to outstanding institutional candidates. With this scholarship opportunity, we are offering the following programs:

– Masters of Public Policy (MPP)
– Masters of Development Policy (Development Policy)
– Masters of Public Management (MPM)

The KDI School was founded as an affiliate educational institution of the Korea Development Institute (KDI), a premiere government economic think tank positioned at the forefront of the field of social science research for the past 40 years. Drawing from the resources of the institute, the KDI School provides an exceptional aducational experience that combines current academic theories with comprehensive and innovative practical research to support our national vision and key policy agendas.

The quality of our educational programs and our faculty rivals that of internationally renowned institutions, and we have received accreditation from the NASPAA–Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration for MPP programs in 2014 and MDP program in 2017. (This is the first NASPAA accreditation in Korea, and the second outside the U.S.A.)

All lectures are conducted in English by renowned our faculty who hold established credentials in the public and/or the private sector, thus attracting many international students around the globe. The KDI School admits outstanding international students from 70 different countries every year, and has graduated accomplished alumni in 119 countries since our establishment.

Scholars of the NIIED GKS-KGSP will receive round-trip airfare, full waiver of their tuition, and a monthly stipend. Applications with required documents are accepted up until March 16th. You will find more information about the scholarship in the enclosed leaflet.


Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) no later than March 13 2018, 12.00 WIB.

[Spain] Alianza 4 Universidades – Erasmus+ 2018


[Scholarship offered for this program]

Call for applications for mobility grants for BACHELOR STUDENTS FROM INDONESIAN PARTNER UNIVERSITIES  to A4U UNIVERSITIES is still open. The grant covers most expenses during mobility: 1.100 Euros for travel and 800 Euros per month for subsistence.

Guidelines: KA107 2017 Call Guidelines for Bachelor and Master students and Applicants guide Bachelor


•  Learning Agreement Learning Agreement for Bachelor and Master students 2017

•  Colored copy of passport

•  Official academic transcript

•  Letter of Enrollment from faculty

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

•  Letter of Recommendations from academic advisiors

•  English Language Proficiency Test Results (Min. IELTS 6, TOEFL iBT 88, TOEFL ITP 530)

•  Passport-size Photo (3 pcs, 3×4 cm, white background color, taken within the past three months)

•  Curriculum Vitae

•  Motivation Letter




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

2) OIA staffs will evaluate your application and make the applicant ranking.

3) Once you are selected as Nominated Student, you may continue to fill Online Application Form to Anadolu University as for host university selection.

4) FINAL decision from Anadolu University.


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

[Japan] Kansai University – Short-term Kansai University Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Course, Summer 2018


[Scholarship is offered for this program.]

Kansai University is now offering a scholarship for the Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Courses in June and July 2018.

The course fee costs at least about JPY200,000 for tuition, accommodation and insurance. The scholarship covers only small part of the entire cost. Please refer to the detailed amount in the Guide. Applicants must pay course fee and airfare at their own cost beforehand; the scholarship will be handed to the students in a week after their arrival in Japan.



JPY50,000 per student.



1. Exchange coordinator emails applicant’s information to ijlc@ml.kandai.jp

(1)  name

(2)  date of birth

(3)  sex

(4)  faculty, year of enrollment

(5)  GPA

(neither an official recommendation letter by dean nor transcript is required.)

2. Kansai University emails back for announcing the grant to the exchange coordinator in 7 days from the deadline.

3. Applicants must follow the guidance for course application.



1. Academic transcript (in English) or the converted transcript using the attached GPA conversion

2. Certificate of enrollment from faculty

3. Copy of passport

4. Curriculum Vitae

5. Recommendation letter

6. Motivation letter

7. Japan language proficiency certificate


Download the GPA Conversion Table and Program Guide here.


Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) no later than March 8, 2018.