This initiative aims to enhance the circulation of competent human resources between Japan and Asian countries and to promote innovation in the whole Asia. (see below 4 / General Information)
To this end, opportunities for study and internship in Japan for competent students who are studying at ‘partner schools' in Asian countries will be provided.
In this program, participants will be accepted in master's or doctor's courses at Japanese universities in such fields as Science and Technology, and Engineering, especially, Information Technology, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, etc.
Proposed research topics must be relevant to the program objectives (see below 4 / General Information).
1st batch students will come to Japan in around September 2017 to commence the study at Japanese Universities.
The selection is subjected to the schedule and deadline of each Japanese university you apply for (see below 6). Please directly contact Japanese Universities.
|1||Bangladesh||Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology|
|2||University of Dhaka|
|3||Cambodia||Institute of Technology of Cambodia|
|4||Royal University of Phnom Penh|
|5||India||Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design, and Manufacturing: IIITDM-J|
|6||Indian Institute of Technology Bombay *|
|7||Indian Institute of Technology Delhi|
|8||Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati|
|9||Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad|
|10||Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur *|
|11||Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur *|
|12||Indian Institute of Technology Madras *|
|13||Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee *|
|14||Indonesia||Bogor Agricultural University|
|15||Institut Teknologi Bandung|
|16||Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember|
|17||Universitas Darma Persada|
|18||Universitas Gadjah Mada|
|21||Laos||National University of Laos|
|22||Myanmar||Mandalay Technological University|
|23||University of Yangon|
|24||Yangon Technological University|
|25||Malaysia||Management and Science University|
|26||Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia / The National University of Malaysia|
|28||Universiti Malaysia Sabah|
|29||Universiti Putra Malaysia|
|30||Universiti Sains Malaysia|
|31||Universiti Teknologi Malaysia|
|32||Universiti Teknologi MARA|
|33||Universiti Teknologi Petronas|
|34||Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia|
|35||Pakistan||National University of Sciences and Technology Islamabad|
|36||NED (Nadirshaw Eduljee Dinshaw) University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi|
|37||University of Engineering and Technology Lahore|
|38||The Philippines||Ateneo de Manila University|
|39||De La Salle University|
|40||Mindanao State University - Illigan Institute of Technology|
|41||University of the Philippines – Diliman|
|42||Sri Lanka||University of Colombo|
|43||University of Peradeniya|
|44||Thailand||Asian Institute of Technology|
|46||Chiang Mai University|
|49||Khon Kaen University|
|50||King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang|
|51||King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi|
|53||Prince of Songkla University|
|54||Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology|
|Hanoi University of Industry|
|57||Hanoi University of Science and Technology|
|58||Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology|
|59||Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City|
* Subjected to the agreement from the respective universities
(1) Hiroshima University
(2) Hokkaido University
(3) Kyoto University
(4) Kyushu University
In the list below, please check the admission procedure of the international program you are planning to apply for and contact your prospective supervisor whether you are eligible for the course of your choice.
For your reference, the contact information of supervisors is shown on the website as well.
(5) Nagoya University
(6) Osaka University
(7) Ritsumeikan University
(8) Shibaura Institute of Technology
(9) The University of Tokyo
(10) Tohoku University
(11) Tokai University
(12) Tokyo Institute of Technology
(13) Toyohashi University of Technology
(14) University of Tsukuba
(15) Waseda University
Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering,
Department of Computer Science and Communications Engineering
Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering,
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Application Period: Dec. 19, 2016 - May 19, 2017
Document Screening: Jan. - May, 2017
Result Announcement: Two months after Submission of Application Documents
(1) How can I apply for the scholarship?
(2) Some of the graduate schools closed their applications. What can I do?
(3) I am over 40 years old, but graduated from the listed partner school. Am I eligible for the scholarship, if I was accepted to the listed Japanese University?
(4) How can I obtain the applications form for JICA scholarship?
(5) Do I have to pay for the entrance examination?
(6) I graduated the university which is not the partner school of Innovative Asia.
In that case, can I apply this program?
(1) Do I need to speak Japanese?
(2) What is the status of residence in Japan?
(3) Can I proceed to doctor's course after completion of master's degree?
(1) Where do I stay in Japan?
(2) I want to work in Japan!
(3) Could you share the amount of allowance during the participation of the program?
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