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Seoul National University (SNU)

 

ISP (International Summer Program)

 

As you may know, we have been running ISP for several years, but it was partially disrupted by the COVID-19. Hence, we had no choice but to scale down the program and were forced to run it online in 2021. However, we are pleased to announce that it will be back off-line in 2022, renewed with more courses and equipped with fun-pact activities.

SNU ISP is an intensive five-week summer program in English that enables international students to interactively study together with SNU students in an environment, academically vibrant and culturally diverse, with courses ranging in a variety of topics, including East Asian studies, Korean studies, Business, and Economics, Engineering, and Korean Language, and a multitude of activities allowing full immersion in Korea.

What makes SNU ISP even more attractive is the newly launched "Global Practice and Field Learning" courses which are the SNU version of Internship(project-based) courses and we sincerely aim to be first-class opportunities that students can advance their intellectual interests and experience the SNU academic system and the business practice of Korean companies. It is also envisaged that our students will have a positive experience of globalization by sharing and exchanging ideas in an international context.

To that end, we would like to invite you to join the “SNU ISP Scholarship” scheme, in which we will offer 10% discount of the SNU ISP tuition for your students to participate in the SNU ISPWe sincerely hope this will be the basis for enhancing our partnership and encourage more students to participate in this new scheme.

 


Toyo University in Japan!


Toyo University will hold a free online  "Spring Business Japanese Special Course ", inviting experts from various fields, from Feb 7th to Feb 17th.
We welcome the students studying Japanese at universities in Japan and overseas, the foreigners working at Japanese companies, and those who are studying business Japanese in overseas countries/regions as long as they have Japanese ability equivalent to JLPT N2. They can choose to attend only one course or multiple courses.

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Free online   "2022 Spring Toyo University Business Japanese Special Course "
For an application, visit TOYO Japanese Language Program https://toyo-jlp.com

We welcome the students studying Japanese at universities in Japan and overseas, the foreigners working at Japanese companies, and those who are studying business Japanese in overseas countries/regions as long as they have Japanese ability equivalent to JLPT N2. They can choose to attend only one course or multiple courses.
We are looking forward to your application and sharing.

▶︎Fee : Free(some courses may require additional fees)
▶︎Application deadline: February 2nd (Wednesday)
▶︎Capacity:  1,000 participants per lecture (first-come-first-served basis)
▶︎Course application:
Please click here to start your registration.
TOYO Japanese Language Program  https://toyo-jlp.com

▶︎Format: Online, organized over Webex
  In this course, you will learn about the Japanese language, cultural knowledge, manners, skills, etc. that are required in business situations. This is a valuable opportunity to learn from experts in each field about carefully selected topics. It also includes exam preparation for the "BJT Business Japanese Proficiency Test" (Japan Kanji Aptitude Testing Foundation), which will be a great help in job hunting for international students. If you plan to take the BJT exam, this course will be of great use to you. You can freely choose a lecture you are interested in from all 20 lectures. Do not miss this opportunity to deepen your understanding of business Japanese and culture and use it for your future career development.
▶︎Note:
 ・All courses will be conducted in Japanese only.
  ・You can get the details about the course schedule, course outline, and lecturer introduction from the poster.

 


University of Zurich, Switzerland

 

"Applications are invited from the eligible Students for nomination for the academic year 2022/2023 for the fall semester at University of Zurich, Switzerland.

 

Students should submit their applications alongwith their CV, personal statement, photo ID, university transcripts and motivation letter.

 

The deadline for receiving the filled in applications, along with all other supporting documents towards nomination, at the International Collaboration Office, JNU (ico1@mail.jnu.ac.in) is 20 February 2022 by e-office forwarded by the Chairperson of the School and Dean of the School. Incomplete applications, applications without supporting documents or applications sent through any other means (other than e-Office) will not be entertained.

 

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Greetings from the ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization!

 

Winter Global Youth Forum 2022 -- Youth at the Forefront of Achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

https://www.itcilo.org/courses/winter-global-youth-forum-2022-youth-forefront-achieving-2030-agenda-sustainable

 

Enrolment deadline*: 26 January 2022

 

Registration link*: https://oarf2.itcilo.org/MIF/A9714825/en

Price*: €920 Euros

 

A limited number of *partial scholarships  available* to students from developing countries in Africa, South East Asia, South Asia and the South Pacific


Greetings from American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS)!

 

We are happy to share the attached information from Miami University, U.S.A. Miami University has partnered with the U.S Embassy in New Delhi to contribute to the development of internationalization leaders at Indian Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and the creation of university partnerships and collaborations between India and the United States.

 The U.S Embassy, New Delhi has asked us to circulate this information amongst our affiliating institutions in India.

 

We hope this will be of interest to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and that JNU will consider participating in the program.  Please note, the deadline to participate in the Interest Survey is 15 Jan 2022.


University of Zurich

 

Pleased to announce our UZH International Summer Schools 2022 (virtual edition)<http://www.summerschools.uzh.ch/>, which will take place 3 – 22 July 2022. Each program offers 6 ECTS credits and is open to Bachelor and Master students from all subject areas.

We delivered our summer schools online in 2020 and 2021 due to the global pandemic. Both years, the students' feedback was overwhelmingly positive: 95% of the students were highly satisfied with the organization of our programs and 93% particularly liked the multidisciplinary approach of the summer schools. Building on our experience, we want to both share and profit from the diversity and inclusivity that the online format offers and will once again offer our summer schools in a virtual format in 2022.

We encourage your students to apply to us directly: Application is now open and will close on 25 April 2022. To apply, students should first complete our registration form. The 5 easy steps of our application process are listed on our website www.summerschools.uzh.ch/apply-now<https://www.summerschools.uzh.ch/apply-now/>

Programs on offer include:

Deep Dive into Blockchain – Linking Economics, Technology and Law<https://www.summerschools.uzh.ch/programs/deep-dive-into-blockchain/>
For a full understanding of Blockchain, with all its implications and potential for application in practice, it is absolutely crucial to look at it from a multidisciplinary perspective. In this Summer School, students will understand the three key pillars of blockchain systems, namely the technology, the economics, and the legal aspects behind it. Building on this, they will then explore other fields of application, such as forensics and data analytics. This program is highly interactive, with hands-on practice sessions incorporating the most advanced and promising blockchain-based platforms.
Tuition Fee: 1,500 Swiss Francs


Finance for the Future: Investments, Sustainable Finance and FinTech<https://www.summerschools.uzh.ch/programs/finance-for-the-future/>
This Summer School will focus on the past, present, and future development of the Swiss financial system and wealth management in Switzerland. Students will enhance their knowledge in macroeconomics and finance. Furthermore, they will learn about the most recent and promising trends in FinTech and Sustainable Finance and will apply their gained knowledge in a portfolio management game. This program not only offers the unique opportunity to get insights by leading experts in academia and business, but also to explore Zurich – one of the most important financial centers in the world.
Tuition Fee: 1,500 Swiss Francs


What Defines a Country's Success? Switzerland's Experience in Comparison<https://www.summerschools.uzh.ch/programs/countrys-success/>
This Summer School looks at the development of Switzerland in comparison with other successful small countries. Students will explore singularities, similarities, and remarkable differences, which will help them to understand whether there is one recipe for political survival and economic success, or if there are many different development paths. The course will examine which historical, sociological, and political factors have to be taken into account when explaining a country's success. This will also help to understand why countries react differently to crises such as the recent COVID-19 pandemic.
Tuition Fee: 1,500 Swiss Francs
 


Taiwan Education Center in India at National Tsing Hua University



We are happy to announce " Autumn 2021 Online Exposition on Taiwan Career and Higher Education for Indian Talents" will be held online on December, 16th and 17th 2021 live streaming in real time on YouTube. 

We have 32 prestigious universities in Taiwan, arranged into four discipline clusters, to give you a thorough presentation on their universities, scholarship programs and information on popular majors, etc.

Besides, we invite academic advisors, Indian professors, and Ph.D. students in Taiwan to share their experiences on how to apply to university in Taiwan, preparing application documents, life in Taiwan, etc. Also, we invite Taiwanese corporates to share information on recruitment suitable for Indian talents.

We aim to provide in-depth but comprehensive information to all the promising students in  India and over the world. Quickly sign up and gather all the information you might need with one event·. We sincerely invite you to register for the online forum and help us to spread the news to others. Be sure to ask lots of questions and gather all the inforamtion you don't see on wesites.  Please find the attached event agenda and the poster for your reference.


" Autumn 2021 Online Exposition on Taiwan Career and Higher Education for Indian Talents"

Time:2021  December 16th - 17th, 10:40-17:50 IST (further info please refer to the agenda )

Agenda and register now:https://forms.gle/56GHV7hWJ7QcGs1o8

We will send out the live stream link via Email 2 days before the event.

*Call for Research partnership Grants*

This call, announced by the Zurich University of Applied Science, the Leading House for India, aims to offer support to Swiss researchers who are interested in entering into research collaborations with institutional partners located in India.

Deadline for application 16 January 2022

For more information: https://www.zhaw.ch/en/research/leading-house-south-asia-and-iran/funding-instruments-leading-house-south-asia-and-iran/#c167738


*Knowledge 2 Action Online Academy: Applying Design Thinking to Advancing SDGs in South Asia*

This three-week online academy aims to contribute to a better understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and for the better translation of this knowledge into action.

Academy dates: 11 January to 22 February 2022

Deadline for application 10 December 2021

For more information and registration:
https://swissnex.org/india/event/applying-design-thinking-to-advancing-sdgs-in-south-asia-2/

 


Nordic Centre in India (NCI), Delhi!

INVITATION: NORDIC INDIA VIRTUAL HIGHER EDUCATION FAIR-NOVEMBER 17th-19th NOVEMBER, 2021.

Allow me to first introduce the Nordic Centre in India (NCI)briefly:
The Nordic Centre in India, Delhi, is a not for profit consortium of leading universities and research institutions in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Established in 2001 with the objective to facilitate cooperation in research and higher education between the Nordic countries and India, NCI facilitates and supports a wide range of study and research activities in India and in the Nordic countries. Please visit http://www.nordiccentreindia.com/ to know more about us.

We are writing this email to invite and welcome you to join us at the Nordic India Virtual Higher Education Fair starting on November 17th, 2021 to November 19th 2021! This Higher Education Fair focuses on bringing Indian students to interact with the Nordic Universities representatives and learn about study opportunities in the Nordic region
who offers a world-class education, a sound education system known to the entire world. This event will not only help students receive clarity on their plans for the higher education of their interests but also build their path to bright future career options eventually.

If you are seeking and committed to building a better and brighter future for your students, kindly circulate this information to as many students as possible and please advise and encourage them to sign up for this. This event can be a pathbreaking opportunity for Indian students in their future career plans.

We have three days with specific themes lined up for you: 
1. Day one: 17.11.2021 - Masters Programmes in Engineering (Civil and Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical, Computer Engineering, and Chemical/Biotech) and Computer Science at Nordic universities

2. Day two: 18.11.2021 - Masters Programmes in Business Studies, Economics, Finance, and Banking at Nordic Universities

3. Day three: 19.11.2021 - Doctoral Programmes at Nordic universities

Register at: https://aarhusuniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_80d81VmBR82djzFXWyHpxw
 


The DAAD is organising an online workshop on 24th and 25th November 2021 for administrators/managers/staff of the international offices of universities and higher education institutions from India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The workshop offers the participants a platform for inputs, sharing experiences and discussion. Good practice on how to deal with international students on the campus as well as instruments for attracting international students and faculty for short stays like international summer schools or internships programs will be presented with a focus on DAAD funding programs.

 

This capacity development workshop will take place in two parts and shall address the setting up of structures of International Offices (part one) and projects and activities in regard to incoming students/faculty (part two).

 

The event is open for a limited number of participants. You are welcome to apply for either one or both the days. Selected individuals will receive invitations to participate ahead of the event.

 

Link for registration: https://www.daad.de/surveys/324357?lang=en

 

Deadline for registration: 10th November 2021


Vytautas Magnus University (VMU), Lithuania!

We are opening nomination / application period for the Spring term, 2021 / 2022.

 

Please note! If you have already nominated your students via email (or online during the previous nomination period), PLEASE BE SO KIND TO NOMINATE THEM VIA ONLINE AGAIN.

 

Only the students nominated via the online system will receive information on application procedure. We sincerely apologize for this extra burden.

 

How to nominate:

  • Please use this form to nominate your students -> https://erasmus.vdu.lt/;
  • Choose “VMU Bilateral Exchange” as an Exchange Programme for nomination.

Deadline for nominations – November 11th

Deadline for applications – November 17th

 

Regarding the deadlines currently provided for nomination and application submission, we would like to reassure you that due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Vytautas Magnus University will consider specific cases where it will be necessary postpone the deadlines.

 

In case you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail Juste.Lenortaviciene@vdu.lt.

 

The deadline for receiving the filled in applications, along with all other supporting documents towards nomination, at the International Collaboration Office, JNU (ico1@mail.jnu.ac.in) is 1st  November 2021 by e-office forwarded by the Chairperson of the School and Dean of the School. Incomplete applications, applications without supporting documents or applications sent through any other means (other than e-Office) will not be entertained.

 


"Applications are invited from the eligible Students for nomination to Undergraduate and Masters programmes at Universite Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France under the exchange programme for the Spring semester (2021-22). 

 

Students should submit their applications alongwith their CV, personal statement, photo ID, university transcripts, and French and/or English language test results, and motivation letter. The above documents along with the Language certificate (in the attached format) needs to be forwarded by the Chairperson of the Centre/Dean of the Schools to the International Collaboration office through e-Office only. 

 

The deadline for receiving the filled in applications, along with all other supporting documents towards nomination, at the International Collaboration Office, JNU (ico1@mail.jnu.ac.in) is 10 November 2021. Incomplete applications, applications without supporting documents or applications sent through any other means (other than e-Office) will not be entertained.


MCI Innsbruck, Austria

 

MCI Innsbruck is offering two tracks for our winter program in 2022: on-campus and online.

 

Courses within this program will be held either completely on campus or completely online. For a good overview which courses are on-site and which of them are online, please consult the poster attached to this e-mail.

 

The program will take place from February 01  – February 25, 2022 and it is themed “Circular Economy: From Purpose to Action”.

 

We offer technology-based courses as well as course in the field of entrepreneurship.

 

Courses:

 

All courses are suited for undergraduate students and students can select courses from both disciplines.

 

During the winter program students will have the possibility to attend up to 4 courses, a minimum of 2 courses is a pre-requisite.

 

Please find enclosed to this e-mail the time table of our program.

 

In order to facilitate the participation of students from overseas, the online courses have different structures (synchronous, asynchronous or a mixture of both). For a better overview, here is a detailed list of the online classes:

 

  • Digital Entrepreneurship                                                 week 1 / 01.02.-04.02.                                  completely asynchronous
  • Digital Marketing                                                                      week 2 / 07.02.-11.12.                                  completely asynchronous (can be completed until February 25)
  • Strategic Management & Sustainability                               week 4 / 21.02.-25.02.                                  synchronous (morning classes in CET) with asynchronous elements
  • Artificial Intelligence in the Business Society                      week 3 / 14.02.-18.02.                                  synchronous (afternoon classes in CET)
  • New Product Development                                                    weeks 3 & 4                                                    asynchronous with synchronic parts (evening classes in CET)
  • Social Justice & sustainable development                       weeks 2-4                                                       synchronous (afternoon classes in CET) with asynchronous parts                                                      

 

For further details and information please consult our short program website:  https://www.mci4me.at/en/international/short-programs

 

On the website you will also find the course booklet with the syllabi of the courses.

 

If you have interested candidates, please email me their nominations by December 03, 2021.

 

We are very pleased to offer you our program and hope you have students who are interested in our on-campus and/or online courses.


Swiss Embassy, New Delhi

 

The Swiss Government has announced its call for applications for its Excellence Scholarships for the academic year 2022-2023. The deadline for receipt of applications is 12 November 2021. For candidates from India, PhD, research and post-doctoral scholarships are available.

 

More information on the scholarships is available at www.sbfi.admin.ch/scholarships_eng

 

To receive the application package, they must send an email to newdelhi.scholarship@eda.admin.ch 

 


A warm welcome to the modified and updated website of the Centre for East Asian Studies. The East Asian region has been at the forefront of several path-breaking changes since 1970s beginning with the redefining the development architecture with its State-led development model besides emerging as a major region in the global politics and a key hub of the sophisticated technologies. The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region.

Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

Several students of the centre have been recipients of prestigious research fellowships awarded by Japan Foundation, Mombusho (Ministry of Education, Government of Japan), Saburo Okita Memorial Fellowship, Nippon Foundation, Korea Foundation, Nehru Memorial Fellowship, and Fellowship from the Chinese and Taiwanese Governments. Besides, students from Japan receive fellowship from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.