2018 ASEAN-Korea Youth Network Workshop: ASEAN and Korean Youth as Drivers of Global Digitalization (2-12 July 2018)

ASEAN-Korea Centre in Seoul is organising an ASEAN-Korea Youth Network Workshop from 2-12 July 2018. The ASEAN-Korea Centre would like to invite Singaporean undergraduate or graduate students, who have interest in ASEAN-related issues and digitalization to participate in the Workshop.

Interested students should submit their application to the ASEAN-Korea Centre via email (mdulos@aseankorea.org) by 22 May 2018.

More information can be found here.

 

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STEER China (Wuhan): 3 – 23 June 2018

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Study Trips for Engagement and EnRichment (STEER)

STEER China (Wuhan) 2018

Theme:  Understanding China: Past and present:

The Maritime Silk Road
Venue: Wuhan (Hubei), Quanzhou and Xiamen (Fujian)
Date:      3 – 23 June 2018


What is STEER China about?

The programme comprises lectures* and seminars* focusing on the Maritime Silk Road, with discussions in areas such as cultural traditions, the economy, political, legal systems and regional developments in contemporary China which will be conducted jointly by faculty members from Wuhan University (WHU), Xiamen University (XMU) and the National University of Singapore (NUS).

The first leg of the programme will comprise of educational visits to business corporations as well as visits to historical sites, museums during their stay in Wuhan. The second and final leg of the programme will take participants on a four-day field trip to Quanzhou and Xiamen where participants will be given the opportunity to explore the historical sites and learn about the Muslim Community in Quanzhou.

Join us, as we embark on this unique journey and familiarise yourself with the heritage, culture, society and economy of China

*Lectures and seminars will be conducted in English.

 

When does the programme take place?

3 – 23 June 2018

Participants will spend the first part of the programme in Wuhan followed by a field trip to Quanzhou and Xiamen.

 

Who can apply?

STEER China (Wuhan) is open to all full‐time NUS undergraduate students*.

Applicants are required to have a minimum CAP score of 3.0 at the point of application.

Successful applicants should be thoughtful and mature in their outlook and be able to act as effective ambassadors of NUS.

Undergraduates who have not previously participated in any STEER programme will be given priority in their applications.

*Graduating students may apply for the programme. They will not be eligible for funding from International Enterprise (IE Singapore).

 

How can I apply?

Students interested in applying for STEER China (Wuhan) 2018 will be required to apply for the programme through NUS MYISIS* (refer to email attachment for the application guide) by Monday, 26 March 2018.

 

To find the programme in the system, search using setup ID 00474

 

*students encountering an issue in submitting their application via NUS MYISIS may write to Jasper Tang irottd@nus.edu.sg for the application form.

 

Candidates shortlisted for the programme may be invited for an informal meet-up session at a later date. Final decisions will be made by Thursday, 29 March 2018*. Candidates will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit of S$1,000 to secure their places by Monday, 02 April 2018*.

*subjected to change

Are Modular Credits Available?

The programme carries 4 modular credits (MC) and is recognized by both the Department of Chinese Studies and China Studies Minor Programme. Students will receive 4 MCs under “CH3295 Understanding China: Past and Present” upon successful completion of the programme and required assessments. The module will be registered in the first semester of AY2018/19.

What is the mode of assessment?

Attendance & Participation 30%, Test 30%, Report/Project: 40%

 

 

How much does the programme cost?

 

The estimated programme cost is approximately S$2,900 inclusive of airfare, accommodation, local transportation and entrance fees for planned visits, some meals and insurance. Subsidies are available (refer to financial assistance). Any portion of the payment amount not utilized during the trip will be returned to students.

Visa fees (where applicable) and other personal expenses will be borne by the student.

 

Is financial assistance available?

IRO will provide a STEER Award, valued at S$500 per student to successful candidates to help offset the cost of the programme. Students who are Singapore citizens or Singapore PRs (except those in their graduating semester) may apply for funding from International Enterprise (IE Singapore) for up to S$800 (subsistence and partial airfare).

After relevant subsidies, the estimated cost is between:

S$1,600 – S$1,900 for Singaporeans and Singapore PRs, who are eligible for IE Singapore funding

S$2,400 – S$2,700 for graduating students, non-Singaporeans and non-Singapore PRs

Students from Yale-NUS College will need to approach the Yale-NUS College for financial assistance.

*Please refer to the website for Young Talent Programme – Market Immersion funding from IE Singapore for the eligibility criteria and terms and conditions of the grant.

Who to contact for more information?

For additional information or related queries, please click here or write to Mr Jasper Tang @ grottd@nus.edu.sg.

For travel notices please refer to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

 

 

Summer University Prague 2018 offered by Charles University

Charles University would like to invite students and colleagues to the academic programme “Summer University Prague 2018: Project Europe at a Crossroads”, taking place at Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic) during September 2018 (September 8 – 22). This study programme is internationally acknowledged, successful participants will be given 4 or 8 ECTS credits, depending on student’s efforts.

For detailed information please see the leaflet below and visit

their homepage www.summer-university.fsv.cuni.cz

or Facebook page Spring and Summer Universities Prague.

Rikkyo University Short-Term Intensive Japanese Program

Dear Students,

Rikkyo University is pleased to introduce their Short-Term Intensive Japanese Summer Program 2018.

The entire program comprises 45 hours of class room instruction on Japanese language plus 25 hours of lecture on Japanese society and culture (including fields trips). Upon completing the full 3-week program, participants will be given a certificate of completion and an official transcript.

Kindly refer to the attachments below for more details and visit their website to apply for the program.

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Application Requirements (2018Summer) Final-25cm5jp

Thank you.

STEER Uzbekistan 2018

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Study Trips for Engagement and EnRichment (STEER)

STEER Uzbekistan 2018

Theme: Uzbek 2030: Pathway to an Industrialised, High Middle-Income Society
Venue: Samarkand & Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Date:
13 – 26 May 2017

 

What is STEER?

The NUS Study Trips for Engagement and EnRichment (STEER) is a programme designed to familiarise students with the diverse socio‐cultural‐political‐economic environments of newly emerging markets through a mix of classroom‐based learning and experiential site visits. Inaugurated in December 2010, STEER has brought our students to Botswana, Brazil, Hungary, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Myanmar, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, the United Arab Emirates, Thailand and Viet Nam.

What is STEER Uzbekistan about?

Discover Uzbekistan, Central Asia’s most populous country whose 32 million citizens comprise nearly half of the region’s total population. This country is blessed with an abundance of natural gas and significant reserves in metals and minerals.

 

In recent years, Uzbekistan has been working with the World Bank to achieve its vision of transforming itself into an industrialised, high middle-income society by 2030. Learn how the government is working to diversify its economy, support private entrepreneurial activities and improving its governance by taking part in our educational visits to government organisations, ministries and private companies.

 

Explore Tashkent, an ancient city with more than 2,200 years of written history, the capital and largest city of Uzbekistan, as well as the most populated city in Central Asia. Admire spectacular Islamic architecture such as the Registan, and the Shakhi-Zinda Complex built in Samarkand, which is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in Central Asia and an Islamic centre for scholars since the 8th century.

 

Can Uzbekistan achieve its 2030 vision? Come and join us, as we embark on an exciting journey where we familiarize ourselves with the unique heritage, culture, society and economy of Uzbekistan.

 

When does the programme take place?

13 – 26 May 2018

Participants will spend approximately a week in Tashkent before travelling to Samarkand.

Who can apply?

STEER Uzbekistan is open to all full‐time NUS undergraduate students*.

Successful applicants should be thoughtful and mature in their outlook and be able to act as effective ambassadors of NUS.

Undergraduates who have not previously participated in any STEER programmes will be given priority in their applications.

*Graduating students may apply for the programme. They will not be eligible for funding from International Enterprise (IE Singapore).


How can I apply?

Students interested in applying for STEER Uzbekistan will be required to apply for the programme through NUS MYISIS* (refer to email attachment for the application guide) by Tuesday, 13 March 2018.

 

To find the programme in the system, search using setup ID 00473

 

*students encountering issues in submitting their application via NUS MYISIS may write to Jasper Tang grottd@nus.edu.sg for the application form.

 

Candidates shortlisted for the programme may be invited for an informal meet-up session at a later date. Final decisions will be made by Thursday, 15 March 2018*. Candidates will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit of S$1,000 to secure their places by Tuesday, 20 March 2018*.

. *subjected to change

How much does the programme cost?

 

The estimated programme cost is approximately S$4,000 inclusive of airfare, accommodation, insurance and some meals. Subsidies are available (refer to financial assistance) on a reimbursement basis. Any portion of the payment amount not utilized during the trip will be returned to students.

Visa fees (where applicable) and other personal expenses will be borne by the student.

Is financial assistance available?

IRO will provide a STEER Award, valued at S$500 per student to successful candidates to help offset the cost of the programme. Students who are Singapore citizens or Singapore PRs (except those in their graduating semester) may apply for funding from International Enterprise (IE Singapore) for up to S$800.

After relevant subsidies, the estimated cost is between:

S$2,700 – S$2,900 for Singaporeans and Singapore PRs, who are eligible for IE Singapore funding*

S$3,500 – S$3,800 for non-Singaporeans and non-Singapore PRs

Students from Yale-NUS College will need to approach the Yale-NUS College for financial assistance.

*Please refer to the website on Young Talent Programme – Market Immersion funding from IE Singapore for the eligibility criteria and terms and conditions of the grant.

Who to contact for more information?

For additional information or related queries, please click here or write to Mr Jasper Tang @ grottd@nus.edu.sg.

For travel notices please refer to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

 

 

Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS) Short Stay Program

TUFS is now accepting application for TUFS Short Stay Summer Program 2018 (from July 23 to August 8, 2018) and its application deadline is March 15, 2018.

We are very pleased to inform you that TUFS Short Stay Summer Program 2018 – Japanese Language & Cultural Studies will be held from July 23 to August 8, 2018 in Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.

This three-week intensive program is aimed at learners of the Japanese language who are currently enrolled in universities.

We offer two courses – Business Japanese and General Japanese. Both courses are designed to be practical ones providing the learners hands-on exposure to everyday Japanese language commonly used in Japanese society.

Please visit our web site below for further details regarding the course description, admission procedure, etc. The program schedule and program leaflet can also be downloaded from the same web site.

(English)  http://www.tufs.ac.jp/english/intlaffairs/exchange_in/sssp.html

(Japanese) http://www.tufs.ac.jp/intlaffairs/exchange_in/sssp.html

(Frequently Asked Questions) http://www.tufs.ac.jp/english/intlaffairs/exchange_in/ss_faq.html

Should you have any inquiries regarding this program, please do not hesitate to contact us at pro-s-stay@tufs.ac.jp.

Thank you.

STEER Indonesia (Sumatra) and Malaysia

STEER Indonesia (Sumatra) and Malaysia
Theme: Indonesia and Malaysia In Transition: Conservation, Political and Economic Challenges

 

 

Date: 15 to 26 May 2018 (12 days)

Location: Medan, Penang and Kuala Lumpur

Application Deadline: 25 February 2018

Programme Fees: S$650 after subsidies*

This May, join us on an exciting journey to Indonesia (Sumatra) and Malaysia! In Medan, we will visit Lake Toba, a large beautiful natural lake occupying the caldera of a super volcano, and immerse yourself in the Batak people’s unique culture. We will also visit NGOs involved in conserving Orangutans as well as the nature reserves in North Sumatra. In Penang, we will meet with leaders who fought to conserve the heritage of Georgetown and learn from experts who worked together to make Penang the designated city for medical tourism. In addition, we will guide you to explore the economic and political issues such as Islamic Finance and Decentralised Public Policy Making in Indonesia and Malaysia. We will travel by air flights on all sectors including a day’s visit in Kuala Lumpur.

*Please visit the website for more information on programme cost and financial awards.

For more information, please visit http://www.nus.edu.sg/iro/prog/steer/index.html

For enquiries, please write to Ms Eleen Tay at grotspe@nus.edu.sg

International & European Studies – Summer Schools 2018 in Germany

The summer schools are open to students from various academic disciplines with an interest in the history, politics and economy of Germany, Europe and the European Union.

All courses, course material, excursions and housing are included in the program fees.

Europe at the crossroads: Tübingen-Berlin International Summer School

18 June – 14 July 2018 (4 weeks, introductory courses)

Application Deadline: 15 April 2018

ECTS credits: 8

Program fee: 2,590 EUR

If you want to discover the diversity of Germany and broaden your knowledge about European politics, history and economy, this Summer School is just for you! For the first time the “Freie Universität Berlin International Summer and Winter University” (FUBiS) and the “International & European Studies” (IES) program of the Eberhard Karls Universität Tuebingen are offering a joint Summer School in 2018.

You will spend two weeks in the beautiful college town Tübingen learning about European politics and history, followed by two weeks in vibrant Berlin focusing on European economy. Study trips to Strasbourg and relevant political and economic institutions in Berlin are an integral part of the program. All excursions, housing and the transfer from Tübingen to Berlin are included in the program fee.

Summer Program I · 22 May – 15 June 2018 (4 weeks, introductory courses)

Application deadline: 31 March 2018

ECTS credits: 8

Program fee: 2,000 EUR

Summer Program II · 16 July – 25 August 2018 (6 weeks, introductory courses)

Application deadline: 30 April 2018

ECTS credits: 12

Program fee: 2,800 EUR

Early Bird: 2,400 EUR until 28 February

ACADEMIC PROGRAM: Students are taking a variety of introductory courses on Europe and the EU. In addition, students meet with European politicians, debate on current European affairs, and attend guest lectures by experts from different fields. Classes are small and individual mentoring is guaranteed at all times.

STUDY TRIPS: Students will visit Strasbourg, Berlin and Stuttgart, take a tour of the European Parliament, interview EU-politicians, and visit influential companies (like Mercedes, Ritter Sport) in the economically strong region of Baden-Württemberg.

GERMAN LANGUAGE & CULTURE: Students will gain one of the key qualifications in an increasingly globalized world: Intercultural competence and will also attend a German language class.

BUDDY PROGRAM: Within the Buddy Program a student of the University of Tübingen teams up with a participant. One German “buddy” will take care of an IES-student during the entire stay in Tübingen. This will allow students to get to know German students, and experience student life first-hand.

LOCATION: Tübingen is the ideal location for this small and highly effective academic program: it is a picturesque, safe University town and with its romantic old town it offers multiple opportunities to experience German culture in cafés and talks.

Call for Applications | Olympia Summer Academy (Nafplio, Greece)

The Olympia Summer Academy (OSA) and the European International Studies Association (EISA) are pleased to announce a unique educational opportunity for graduate students, researchers, young professionals and senior undergraduates: the 2018 Olympia Summer Academy in Comparative and International Politics.

For all information in regards to the program and the application process, please visit: www.olympiasummeracademy.org.