Greetings from ASEAN University Network-Kyoto University Committee!
“AUN-KU Winter Seminar on Human Security Development and Energy Science” is co-organized by the Graduate School of Energy Science (GSES) of Kyoto University and the ASEAN University Network-Kyoto University Student Mobility Program toward Human Security Development. It is designed for undergraduate students to study the concept of Human Security Development (HSD) and Energy Science. The main theme of this seminar is energy development, which is an important issue in Human Security Development. The participating students are expected to deepen their knowledge on human security development and energy science with the prospect of finding solutions to technological, socio-economic, and political issues in Asia specifically. The seminar will offer lectures and class discussions as well as organize field trips and cultural events. Applicants are not limited to engineering, economics, or science – all fields are welcome.
Date and Venue
11-23 January 2021, Kyoto University, Japan (Due to the spread of coronavirus infection, it is likely to be held online)
Costs (Only applicable for the physical event only. If the event is held online, the participation fee and other expenses will not be collected)
- Participation fee: JPY 10,000 This fee includes field studies, and other necessary expenses during the seminar. All participants should pay this fee in cash in JPY on the first day of the seminar.
- Participants are also required to organize and pay the following costs: (A round-trip flight ticket; Travel expenses between the airport (e.g. Kansai International Airport, Osaka International Airport), and Kyoto; Fees related to visa applications; Travel insurance; Cost of meals)
- Kyoto University will reserve a hotel for all participants. (Accommodation costs are covered by the program)
Scholarship (If the event is held online, the scholarship will not be given)
The 15 applicants as selected by the program committee will be eligible for a scholarship from JASSO (Japan Student Services Organization). The amount of this scholarship is JPY 80,000 per person (tentative).
- UGM undergraduate students (S1)
- Enrolled in Universitas Gadjah Mada during the program
- Application Form (download)
- Statement of Purpose (download)
- Official Academic Transcript
- English language proficiency (Min. Score of TOEFL – ITP=550, iBT 80 or IELTS 6.0)
- Colored Copy of Passport
- Curriculum Vitae
- Motivation Letter
- Confirmation Letter of Participation (download)
- Letter of Enrollment from Faculty
- Letter of Nomination from Faculty (addressed to the Head of Office of International Affairs UGM)
- Submit the aforementioned documents to the Office of International Affairs, UGM for internal review.
- OIA staff will evaluate your application.
- Once you are selected as Nominated Student, OIA will send your application to the AUN-KU Committee for further selection.
- The FINAL decision from the AUN-KU Committee
- In the meantime, the students are required to keep the hard file of all documents until further notice by the Office of International Affairs.
- In case the faculty could not provide the letter of enrollment and nomination during this period, the official nomination through email from the faculty is acceptable. The official nomination could be delivered to email@example.com (cc to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Application of outgoing mobility for fall/odd semester in AY 2020/2021 will be processed but the implementation/execution will carefully consider the latest development of COVID-19 and government’s regulation.