Sandwich Program

6-month Sandwich Program 2017

Application for 2017 has been cloesd.

FOR DOCTORAL STUDENT

The UGSAS-GU is hosting "UGSAS-GU 6-month Sandwich Program" for further development of academic and research collaboration with the member universities of the IC-GU12.

POSTER: Sandwich Program Poster2017.pdf

Eligibility: Candidates must be a student;

  • 1) Who is registered in the doctoral courses of IC-GU12 member universities listed below.
  • 2) Who is able to obtain Japanese Student Visa before the program starts.

Host University: The United Graduate School of Agricultural Science (Gifu or Shizuoka University)

Status under the Program: "Non-degree" status (UGSAS-GU Special Research Student)

Required Documents:

* Preferred Primary Academic Supervisor can be found at http://www.ugsas.gifu-u.ac.jp/eng/graduate/advisers.html
* In each of the three columns of "Preferred Primary Academic Supervisor", you need to choose three prospective supervisors within the website above and write their names in preferential order. Actually, the selection committee will first ask the supervisor of your first preference whether he/she can accept you or not. If he/she cannot due to the circumstances or availability in his/her laboratory, the committee will ask the supervisor of your second preference.
* "Research Summary" should be a brief introduction of your current research and research plan to be conducted at Gifu University.
* "Your Supervisor's Comment" should be written by your supervisor at your home university. Please get his/her brief comment on your PhD research progress, your attitude, his/her expectation of your research at Gifu University, and so on.
* "Admission Date" is the date when you entered the PhD program at your home university.

ApplicationDeadline: May 31, 2017(5:00 p.m. JST)

* Scanned copies of above 2 documents can be submitted to UGSAS, GU Office via E-mail (renno@gifu-u.ac.jp) for the first screening.

Screening and Exams Scheduled: June 12- 23, 2017

Notification to Successful Candidates: Announced on July 21, 2017

Program Period: 6 months from October 2, 2017 to March 30, 2018

Financial Aid: The students under the program can be financially supported by the UGSAS-GU with the estimated amount of 80,000 JPY. However, the students monthly supported by any other scholarship or funds with 80,000 JPY or more in total are not eligible to this financial support.

Tuition and Fees: Exam Fee, Entrance Fee, and Tuition are waived.

Travel and Other Expenses: Airfares, Housing Rent, Insurances should be provided by the students themselves.

Number of Students Accepted: About 3 students every academic year.

Summary of Program:

  • (1) Great opportunity to take new/different advice from the professors of the UGSAS-GU in the equivalent field to his/hers
  • (2) Eligible to take the subjects of UGSAS-GU. No credit, but a certificate of auditing will be issued.
  • (3) The research presentation will be held at the end of the program in March.
  • (4) Need to submit a Completion Report (Form H-2) to the dean of the UGSAS-GU after the program period.
  • (5) Add the supervisor of the host university as a co-author if dissertations are written based on the guidance under this program.
  • (6) The supervisor of the home university will be invited to the UGSAS for providing joint teaching with the supervisor at the host university.

IC-GU12 Member Universities:

  • Bangladesh: University of Dhaka
  • China: Guangxi University
  • India: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam University (The Har Gobind Khorana School of Life Sdiences)
  • Indonesia: Andalas University, Bogor Agricultural University, Gadjah Mada University, Sebelas Maret University, University of Lampung
  • Thailand: Kasetsart University, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Chulalongkorn University (Faculty of Science)
  • Vietnam: Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Thuyloi University

Contact: UGSAS-GU Office renno@gifu-u.ac.jp

FOR MASTER'S COURSE STUDENT

The Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Gifu University (GSNST-GU) is hosting "GSNST-GU 6-month Sandwich Program" for further development of academic and research collaboration with the member universities of the IC-GU12.

POSTER: Sandwich_Program_Poster2017_MsC.pdf

Eligibility: Candidates must be a student;

  • 1) Who is registered in the Master's courses of IC-GU12 member universities listed below.
  • 2) Who is able to obtain Japanese Student Visa before the program starts.

Host University: The United Graduate School of Agricultural ScienceThe Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Gifu University. Department of Life Science and Chemistry (Molecular Science / Life Science) and Department of Agriculutral and Envirnmental Science.

Status under the Program: "Non-degree" status (GSNST-GU Special Auditor Student)

Required Documents:

* Preferred Primary Academic Supervisor can be found at http://www.abios.gifu-u.ac.jp/eng/staff.html
* In each of the three columns of "Preferred Primary Academic Supervisor", you need to choose three prospective supervisors within the website above and write their names in preferential order. Actually, the selection committee will first ask the supervisor of your first preference whether he/she can accept you or not. If he/she cannot due to the circumstances or availability in his/her laboratory, the committee will ask the supervisor of your second preference.
* "Research Summary" should be a brief introduction of your current research and research plan to be conducted at Gifu University.
* "Your Supervisor's Comment" should be written by your supervisor at your home university. Please get his/her brief comment on your MSc research progress, your attitude, his/her expectation of your research at Gifu University, and so on.
* "Admission Date" is the date when you entered the MSc program at your home university.

ApplicationDeadline: May 31, 2017(5:00 p.m. JST)

* Scanned copies of above 2 documents can be submitted to UGSAS, GU Office via E-mail (renno@gifu-u.ac.jp) for the first screening.

Screening and Exams Scheduled: June 12- 23, 2017

Notification to Successful Candidates: Announced on July 21, 2017

Program Period: 6 months from October 2, 2017 to March 30, 2018

Financial Aid: The students under the program can be financially supported by JASSO etc. with the estimated amount of 80,000 JPY. However, the students monthly supported by any other scholarship or funds with 80,000 JPY or more in total are not eligible to this financial support.

Tuition and Fees: Exam Fee, Entrance Fee, and Tuition are waived.

Travel and Other Expenses: Airfares, Housing Rent, Insurances should be provided by the students themselves.

Number of Students Accepted: About 3 students every academic year.

Summary of Program:

  • (1) Great opportunity to take new/different advice from the professors of the GSNST-GU in the equivalent field to his/hers
  • (2) Eligible to take the subjects of GSNST-GU and get the credits and Academic Evaluation.
  • (3) Eligible to take the subjects of UGSAS-GU. Course credits and a cedrtificate of auditing will be recieved.
  • (4) The research presentation will be held at the end of the program in March.
  • (5) Need to submit a Completion Report (Form H-2) to the dean of the GSNST-GU after the program period.

IC-GU12 Member Universities with conluding University level MOU:

  • Bangladesh: University of Dhaka
  • China: Guangxi University
  • India: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
  • Indonesia: Andalas University, Bogor Agricultural University, Gadjah Mada University, Sebelas Maret University, University of Lampung
  • Thailand: Kasetsart University, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi
  • Vietnam: Hanoi University of Science and Technology

Contact: UGSAS-GU Office renno@gifu-u.ac.jp