Kumamoto University JASSO Short-term Postgraduate Exchange March 2022

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Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kumamoto University, Japan offered a Short Term Exchange Program under JASSO Scholarship for 6 months or one year in March 2022 intake

This year Kumamoto University is recruiting 27 applicants (graduate students/S2/S3) who are from partner universities with a student exchange agreement.

There are 2 programs and we are recruiting 27  applicants (graduate students)  20 Environmental Leader and 7 Advanced Science & Technology Program,, who are from partner universities with a student exchange agreement.

1. Environmental Leader Program

In Environmental Leader Program, students will belong to a laboratory to conduct a research project under the guidance of an academic supervisor in GSST. In addition, they are required to take some lectures related to topics in environmental issues and the field trip to learn about the natural resources and related social issues.

2. Advanced Science and Technology Program

In Advanced Science and Technology Program students will belong to a laboratory to conduct a research project under the guidance of an academic supervisor in GSST, so they learn how to conduct research in the fields of advanced science and engineering and are possibly expected to bridge the labs between Kumamoto University and their home university.

The applicants should receive approval from Prospective Professor at Kumamoto University-Japan. Please kindly refer to this file
Please see the following condition of this program;
1.    Amount of scholarship:
  80,000 yen per month (participants have to take responsibility for the cost of flight ticket, accommodation, food, visa, health insurance, quarantine and other living cost etc.)
2.    Duration of the program:
  Either 6 months or 11 months from 1 March 2022
3. Contents of the program:
-Research project
“Current Science and Technology in Japan” in fall semester (2 credits)
At least 3 classes related to topics in environment issues are required (only for Environmental Leader)
-Field trip (only for Environmental Leader)
-Final Report
-Midterm and final presentations
*Please note that the program may be cancelled depending on the situation of COVID-19.
For further information, please visit the website at
Here the requirement of this program

2. Certificate of Enrollment

3. A letter of recommendation from a professor or a research supervisor who can evaluate the applicant’s personality and ability in study and research.
4. Official transcripts in English of academic records from each college and university attended, including information such as GPA and ranking.
5. An official score of Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), Test of English for International Communications (TOEIC), or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Desirable scores are greater than 71 for TOEFL-iBT (530 for TOEFL-pBT), 700 for TOEIC, and 6.0 for IELTS
*Scores obtained earlier than Nov 2019 are not valid.
6. Learning Agreement (Please download from here ). Please kindly fill dept coordinator with the signature Head of Department / Coordinator academic at your department. Please leave it blank at Institutional Coordinator (it will be done by ITS GE )
7. Statement Letter (please download from here ). You may submit approval communication with Head of Dept as the replacement of this letter

The incomplete application will not processed by Mobility Team.

For ITS Students who are interested with this program please kindly send all of your documents (softcopy in PDF Format) to Mr. Wahyu at and cc to Ms. Mia (   with subject : StudentExchange_KU_Name_NRP maximum on 8 November 2021 ( 16.00 WIB). The interview will be held online with zoom apps on 9 November 2021.  The selected applicants need to send the material to ITS GE as soon as finished the interview. ITS GE will send the documents of application to Kumamoto University

If you have questions about this program, please send an email to Mr. Wahyu at and cc to Ms Mia ( with subject : ASK_StudentExchange_KU

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