Dear Partner Universities,
Greetings from the Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kumamoto University, Japan.
We would like to offer the Short Term Exchange Program under JASSO scholarship for either 6 months or one year.
Now we are recruiting 20 applicants (graduate students), who are from partner universities with a student exchange agreement.
We will appreciate it if you could announce to the students at your university.
Please see the following condition of this program;
1. Amount of scholarship: 80,000 yen per month ( participants have to take responsibility for the cost of flight ticket, accommodation, food, health insurance and other living cost etc.)
2. Duration of the program: Either 6 months or one year from October 2017.
3. Application Deadline: June 9 (Fri), 2017.
4. Contents of the program:
-Lectures(a certificate of credits will be issued by Dean of GSST)
"Current Science and Technology in Japan" in fall semester (2 credits) is required.
Choice of 3 classes related to topics in environment issues is required.
*Exchange students can take most of lectures offered in GSST, if agreement from an instructor can be obtained.
-Midterm and final presentations
For further information, please visit our website at https://www.fast.kumamoto-
The application form can be downloaded from https://www.fast.
All applications should be submitted through the international office of the applicant's home university and applicants should be recommended with the order of priority.
For your convenience please use the attached excel form.
However, please note that our selection committee is responsible for screening applicants and the result may be different from the order of priority at your university.
Thank you very much for your support in advance.
Mitsuyo Kishida, Ph.D.
Division of International Joint Education Global Joint Education Center for
Science and Technology (GJEC)
Graduate School of Science and Technology
2-39-1 Kurokami Kumamoto 860-8555, Japan