“AUN-KU Winter Seminar on Human Security Development and Energy Science” is co-organised 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 science, which is an important issue for HSD. The participating students are expected to deepen their knowledge on HSD and energy science with the prospect of finding solutions to technological, socio-economic and political issues, focusing on the Asian region. The seminar will offer lectures and class discussions as well as organized field trips and cultural events. Applicants are not limited to engineering, economics, or science – all fields are welcome.
Date & Venue
13-25 January 2020, Kyoto University, Japan
Criteria and eligibility
- Undergraduate students from AUN member universities
- Students in all fields are welcome
- The number to be admitted: 25 students (15 with JASSO scholarship eligibility and 10 with non-scholarship)
- 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 organise and pay the following costs:
- A round-trip flight ticket
- Travel expenses between the airport (e.g. Kansai International Airport, Osaka International Airport (Itami)) 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 programme)
The 15 applicants as selected by the programme 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).
Deadline for Submission: 14 September 2019
Applicants shall submit the application package directly to ASEAN University Network via Ms. Pasita Marukee at firstname.lastname@example.org
Enquiries regarding the contents of seminar, please contact :
School Affairs Section, Administration Office
Graduate School of Energy Science, Kyoto University
Yoshida Honmachi Sakyo-ku Kyoto 606-8501 JAPAN
Tel: +81 75 753 5576 Fax: +81 75 753 4745