Kumamoto University 2020 Spring Program Call for Applications

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Dear partners and associates,

We are pleased to inform you that we are now accepting applications for the Kumamoto University 2020 Spring Program. Details are as follows:

Website: http://www.c3.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/en/5984/

※This program will be conducted in English.

【Program Dates】

Tuesday, February 25 –Thursday, March 5 2020 (10 Days)

【Eligibility Criteria】

Participation in this program is open to students who:

・are undergraduate students studying at universities with which Kumamoto University has agreement for academic or student exchange

・have English language proficiency equals to or greater than IELTS Score 5.0

・have not previously participated in any of Kumamoto University’s Summer or Spring Programs

・have or will obtain travel insurance before departing for Japan *Please note a minimum of 20 students are required to implement the program. Program capacity is limited to 90 students.

【Program Fee】

100,000 Japanese Yen

○ includes accommodation, class fees, field trip fees, and breakfast.

× does not include the cost of transportation to or from Japan, the cost of transportation within Japan, or the cost of meals (other than breakfast) during the program.

【How to Pay】

In principle, the participation fee should be collected at the sending university and wire transferred to Kumamoto University account by Friday, November 29, 2019. Cancellations after this date are subject to cancellation fees. Students who do not make the payment by the set deadline will not be accepted to the program.


Participants in the English Course of the Summer Program may apply for a scholarship of 80,000 Japanese Yen, provided by the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) and Kumamoto University. To be eligible for the scholarship, students must meet the following 3 conditions:

1)Only students from the following countries are eligible to apply: Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos, Nepal, Cambodia

2)Students must have a GPA greater than or equal to 2.3

3)Scholarship recipients may not receive any other scholarships for this program which exceed 80,000 Japanese Yen.

Please note that there are a limited number of scholarships available. Scholarships will be awarded based on the GPA scores of applicants.

【How to Apply】

After informing their sending university of their intentions to apply for the program, students may register directly from the following link:


Application Deadline: Thursday, October 31, 2019

【Notification of Selection Result】

The selection results will be sent to applicants and the Universities via e-mail after the deadline of application (2019.10.31.)

It is our pleasure to have your students join our Summer Program.

We are confident that your students will enjoy their time at our university and in Kumamoto, Japan.

Contact Information

College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies, Headquarters for Admissions and Education, Kumamoto University 2-40-1, Kurokami, Chuo-ku Kumamoto 860-8555, JAPAN

Tel: +81-96-342-2091

Fax: +81-96-342-2130

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