2019 Summer Programs (part 1)

The Office of International Linkages would like to disseminate this information on the available Summer Programs with partner universities for 2019:

1) 2019 UBC Vancouver Summer Program
The 2019 University of British Columbia (UBC) Vancouver Summer Program (VSP) is a 4-week academic program that provides the opportunity for students to take 2 academic courses in various UBC Faculties, while being exposed to Canadian practices and culture.

Cost: $5250 CAD (includes: two courses, course materials, medical insurance, group airport transfers and city tour, shared accommodation on UBC campus, orientation and farewell events, and socio-cultural activities)

This year, the VSP will run in two different sessions:
JUNE VSP: 8 June – 8 July 2019
Course packages offered are in the areas of Applied Science, Architecture, Arts, Business, Community and Regional Planning, Education, Forestry, Land and Food Systems, and Medicine.

JULY VSP: 13 July – 13 August 2019
Course packages offered are in the areas of Applied Science, Architecture, Arts, Business, Community and Regional Planning, Dentistry, Education, Forestry, Kinesiology, Land and Food Systems, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Science.

Please find the 2019 VSP information materials and registration form for both sessions at http://bit.ly/2019VSP. Interested applicants must submit the accomplished registration form along with 1 page curriculum vitae to [email protected] with subject “[2019 JUNE/JULY VSP] UP Campus_Full Name” on 22 February 2019 for June VSP or 25 March 2019 for the July VSP.

2) 2019 Kyoto University Amgen Scholars Program
The 2019 Kyoto University Amgen Scholars Program is a summer undergraduate research program in science and biotechnology sponsored by Amgen Foundation.
– 15 slots will be offered to undergraduate students worldwide to undertake laboratory experience.
– Financial support will be provided such as a round-trip ticket, accommodation and scholarship.
– Students will gain research knowledge, and opportunity to network with other students and professionals, and gain invaluable insight to life as a graduate student.
– In addition to research experience, students also participate in various workshops, educational and cultural based activities, as well as a two-day Asia Symposium.

Duration: 8 weeks from 11 June – 4 August 2019
Application is now open and will be closed at 3 p.m. on February 1, 2019, Japan Standard Time [UTC +9:00hrs]

For more information, please visit the program website at http://www.opir.kyoto-u.ac.jp/study/en/curriculum/amgenscholars/

3) 2019 KNU Visiting Scholar Program (for faculty)
The 2019 Kyungpook National University (KNU) Visiting Scholar Program is to encourage collaboration between partner institutions and provide a special international education experience for KNU students. It is also hoped that visiting scholars will explore possible research links with their host department during their stay at KNU, and encourage further collaboration on student and faculty levels once they return to their own institution.

Subject Areas: Applicants can teach his/her own expertise and we will match with KNU existing course.

Teaching Commitment: Each visiting scholar will be required to teach 1 three-credit course (45 hours of class contact) over a period of 3 weeks, which is scheduled as 3-hour classes, Monday through Friday(9-12am).

Financial Arrangements: KNU will provide fixed amount for roundtrip airfare (paid upon arrival) from USD 500 to USD1,800 depending on the region, campus accommodation (June 29 – July 21), and a stipend of USD 2,500 – (paid at the end of the course).

For more information, please visit http://en.knu.ac.kr/admission/visiting02.htm

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