Overseas Study Program

The University of Aizu is supporting overseas study in order to develop international human resources capable of playing an active role in the world since its establishment. As of April 2020, we have partnerships with 55 universities and research institutions from 16 countries and areas in the world, and academic and research exchanges are many activities. Students can study at partner universities in North America, Asia, Europe, and other continents. At the University of Aizu, we support your career progress through the "Short-Term Study Abroad Program" and "Mid-Term Study Abroad Program" based on your objectives.

Short-Term Study Abroad Program
This program is a three-week study abroad in the spring break and provides students the opportunity to experience university life in overseas, improve your English skills, and be familiar with different cultures. Students attend some classes at the partner universities in English. The short-term study abroad program is a part of our English classes, so you can earn credits, and the University of Aizu also supports financially as a part of your travel expenses.

There is also a "Dalian, China - Short-term Study Abroad at Dalian Neusoft Institute of Information" program that students can participate in at your own expense during summer break.

Mid-Term Study Abroad Program

This program aims to earn credits, do research, and internship at partner universities in the United States, Germany, and other countries for three months up to one year. We have credits recognition system with some partner universities. Once students can get credit at the partner university. Students can bring back to the University of Aizu after completing the program. In addition, we will support financially as a part of the travel and living expenses which are necessary for studying abroad.

If you are interested in studying abroad, please feel free to contact the Office for Strategy International Programs (OSIP). For more details of each study abroad program, please see the brochure "The University of Aizu Study Abroad Programs" or visit the Office for Strategy International Programs.

Call for the fall semester online class participation of OTH Regnesburg, Germany! (Deadline on August 17th)

We are calling for participants for the fall semester online classes at Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg (OTH Regensburg), located in Regensburg, southern Germany. With the spread of COVID-19, our study abroad programs have been cancelled, so it would be a good opportunity to improve your communication skills by taking overseas classes online before actually studying abroad.

Five of our students participated in last fall semester online class, and other 5 students participated in spring semester online class that was held from Feb. to July. They said, "I studied with local students and have been inspired by their high motivation," and "I enjoyed learning a lot in class. If you are planning to study abroad, especially mid-term study abroad, this is a highly recommended opportunity.

Why don't you make the most of this limited opportunity and participate in online classes for studying abroad in the near future?

The OTH Regensburg offers 50 practical undergraduate and graduate programs in engineering, business, design, architecture, health and sociology, providing high-quality education and research. Energy & Mobility, Information & Communication, Bioscience & Ethics, Production & Systems, and Architecture & Infrastructure are some of the areas where you can learn unique things.

Online Courses:

Friday, October 1, 2021 - January 23, 2022 (February is the exam period.)

◆Approximately 5 participants

◆Application Due Date: Thursday, August 17, 2021 17: 00

◆Available online classes

◇ For undergraduate students

1.Android Programming with Kotlin (Bachelor, 5 ECTS)

2.Applied Data Science with Python (Bachelor, 5 ECTS)

3.E-Government and Smart Cities (Bachelor, 5 ECTS)

4.Fundamentals of Business Administration 1 (Bachelor, 5 ECTS)

5.Fundamentals of Business Administration 2 (Bachelor, 5 ECTS)

6.Fundamentals of Project Management (Bachelor, 3 ECTS)

7.Fundamentals of Strategic Management (Bachelor, 5 ECTS)

8.High Performance Computing (Bachelor, 5 ECTS)

◇For Master's students

1.IT-Controlling (Master, 5 ECTS)

2.Secure Programming (Master, 5 ECTS)

Please see here for more information on the above courses and university.

https://www.oth-regensburg.de/en/faculties/computer-science-and-mathematics/courses/computer-science-programme-in-english.html

◆Notes

  1. The 1st semester consists of maximum 100 ~ 150 total class hours. Each class is 3 hours/week for 14 weeks.
  2. Course details are not yet determined, but asynchronous attendance is possible at different times of the day.
  3. Depending on the course, there may be a final exam.
  4. Students will receive credit for taking the course at OTH, but will not receive credit at UoA.

◆Submit to: Global Strategy Office, Global Strategy Headquarters [Research Building 127]

◆When submitting the application, please send the following via email. (The application form is free.)

(1) Student ID number

(2) Name

(3) Reasons for application (free description): more than 250 words

(4) Subjects you wish to take (One subject is acceptable.)

(5) Results of the last English examination (Example: TOEIC 750)

Please see here about OTH Regnesburg.

https://www.oth-regensburg.de/

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Office for Strategy of International Programs, Center for Globalization [Research Building 123]

osip-global@u-aizu.ac.jp

Contact: Yuko Takeda

Call for application of the Summer 2021 Short-Term Online Language Study Program hosted by Dalian Neusoft University of Information, China

The Summer Short-Term Study Abroad Program hosted by Dalian Neusoft University of Information, which used to be held every summer, was cancelled this year as well as last year due to COVID-19, but we will offer the Summer 2021 Short-Term Online Language Study Program.

You cannot actually visit Dalian, however, you don't have to arrange flights, travel insurance, or get a visa. If you have a computer and an internet connection, you can learn Chinese language, feel the interesting Chinese culture, and meet Chinese university students online.

If you are interested in Chinese language and culture, or if you have not yet made plans for your summer vacation, why not join this program?

You can choose from three categories: Chinese language, Chinese culture, and interaction with local students. It is possible to take only one lesson in this program or combine some lessons together. For more information on this program, please visit our OSIP website or contact us.

◆Duration: Please choose one of the following dates.

(1) August 30th (Monday) - September 10th (Friday), 2021 (Except Saturday and Sunday)

(2) September 13th (Monday) - September 24th (Friday),2021 (Except Saturday and Sunday)

◆Eligibility

 ・Students who are enrolled in this university (regardless of Chinese language ability)

 ・Students who can respond promptly to the University.

◆Application deadline: August 5th (Thursday), 2021, 17:00

◆Program Fees

・Chinese Language:80 yuan (approx. 1,360 yen)/one lesson. You can choose any lessons from the timetable. Max. 13 lessons = 1,040 yuan (approx.17,680 yen)

・Chinese culture: 100 yuan (1,700 yen)/one lesson. You can choose any lessons from the timetable. Max. 6 lessons = 600 yuan (approx.10,200 yen)

・Exchange meeting & internet broadcast: 40 yuan (680yen)/one lesson. You can choose any lessons from the time table, Max. 10 frames = 400 yuan (approx.6,800 yen)

*1 yuan = about 17 yen

◆Software used: ZHUMU(ZOOM China Version)

Please pay the program participation fee by yourself.

Please note that the bank charges and procedures may vary depending on the bank. In addition, since the participation is online, participants will be responsible for their own online communication costs.

For more information about this program and an application form, please see here. Please accept the information is only Japanese.

About this program

Application form

Please feel free to contact us for more information on the program and to apply.

OSIP office: osip@u-aizu.ac.jp

Attn: Ms. Takeda

Call for Students to join the "Immersive English Experience for Study-Abroad Preparation-Summer Program" in AY2021 [Finished]

This program will provide training in an environment as close as possible to an overseas environment, which will broaden the opportunity to participate in the future short-term and medium-term study abroad programs, and you will develop excellent skills to be a person with an international perspective.

We are looking for participants for this program and look forward to receiving your applications.

For more information, please contact OSIP(Office for Strategy of International Program), in the Center for Globalization.

1 Venue: British Hills Tenei Village, Iwase-gun, Fukushima

2 Program details:

(1) English lessons to improve presentation, discussion and listening skills in English, as well as extracurricular activities to learn about British culture and manners.

(2) Experience English-immersed communal life in an English-speaking language environment and facilities that replicate an authentic British environment.

3. Duration: September 25th (Sat.) September 28(Tue.), 2021 4days 3nights

4. Applicants Accepted (Tentative): 10 students

5. Target students: 1st year, 2nd year and 3rd year, undergraduate students*

            *A few fulltime international students will be accepted

6. Expenses Eligible for Support by the University :

(1) Accommodation expense and lesson fee for 4days 3nights, including breakfast and dinner

(2)Bus transportation expense: The University of Aizu British Hills The University of Aizu

   ※The expenses of lunch, souvenirs, and other items not described above will be covered by the participants.

   ※If you would like to know about the expenses eligible for support, please contact OSIP.

7.How to Apply:

You must read the"Immersive English Experience for Study-Abroad PreparationSummer Program in AY2021"Application Guideline. Application Guideline

Submit the application form and future plan written in English or Japanese to the Office for Strategy of International Programs (OSIP) . Don't forget to attach a copy of your TOEIC score or other standardized English test score.

Application Period: June 15th-July 2nd 2021, 17:00

Application sheets: please come to OSIP office to get them, or download from here.

①Application Form ②Future Plan ③TOEIC score or other standardized English test score (Don't forget to attach a copy)

8.Selection: (1) First screening (Document screening)

       (2) Second screening (Interview in English)for applicants who have passed the first screening

9.Contact to: The Office for Strategy of International Programs, Center for Globalization,

The University of Aizu,

Office: Room#123, 1st floor of the Research Quadrangles

Office hours: 9:00a.m.-5:15p.m.

E-mail: osip@u-aizu.ac.jp Tel : 0242-37-2761

Call for application of the Summer 2020 Short-Term Online Study Program hosted by Dalian Neusoft University of Information [Finished]

*This program is only for Japanese students, so it is just for your information for international students.

The Dalian Neusoft University of Information is offering the Summer 2020 Short-Term Online Study Program, which is an alternative program of regular summer program due to COVID-19. You can not actually visit Dalian, however, you don't have to arrange flights, travel insurance, or get a visa. If you have a computer and an internet connection, you can learn Chinese language, feel the interesting Chinese culture, and meet Chinese university students online.

You can choose from three categories: Chinese language, Chinese culture, and interaction with local students. It is available to take only one lesson in this program or combine with some lessons. For more information on this program, please visit our OSIP website or contact us.

◆Period

August 31st (Monday) - September 11th (Friday), 2020

◆Eligibility

 ・Students who are enrolled in this university (regardless of Chinese language ability)

 ・Students who can respond promptly to the University.

◆Application deadline: August 5th (Wednesday), 2020, 3:00 p.m.

◆Program Fees

・Chinese Language:80 yuan (1,224 yen)/one lesson. You can choose any lessons from the timetable. Max. 13 lessons = 1,040 yuan (15,912 yen)

・Chinese culture: 100 yuan (1,530 yen)/one lesson. You can choose any lessons from the timetable. Max. 4 lessons = 400 yuan (6,120 yen)

・Exchange meeting: 40 yuan (612 yen)/one lesson. You can choose any lessons from the time table, Max. 9 frames = 360 yuan (5,508 yen)

*1 yuan = about 15.3 yen

Please pay the program participation fee by yourself. Please note that the bank charges and procedures may vary depending on the bank. In addition, since participation is online, participants will be responsible for their own online communication costs.

For more information about this program and application, please see here. ☞Summer 2020 Short-Term Online Study Program information.pdf

Please feel free to contact us for more information on the program and to apply.☞Summer 2020 Short-Term Online Study Program_Application form.xlsx

OSIP office: osip@u-aizu.ac.jp

Attn: Ms. Takeda

Short-term Overseas Study Programs for AY 2019 [Finished]

Deadline for submission of the application: Friday, 5pm, October 18, 2019

※The 1st application deadline: August 30, 2019

Host institution

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology USA

http://www.rose-hulman.edu/

The University of Waikato (New Zealand)

http://www.waikato.ac.nz/

Program Overview

1. Auditing Classes

2. Dormitory

3. Language / Culture / Staying overseas experiences

1. Intensive Language Courses

2. Homestay

3. Language / Culture / Staying overseas experiences

Duration

March 8th, 2020 - March 29th, 2020

March 7th, 2020 - March 29th, 2020

The number of student delegates (scholarship recipient)

Approximately 10 student delegates

Approximately 10 student delegates

Qualifications

1st to 3rd-year undergraduate students who have excellent academic and research achievements.

For the University of Waikato program, International students (with a private finance) are eligible to apply for this program.

For further information, please see the Application Guide in "How to Apply"

Expenses Eligible for Support by the University and JASSO

1. Travel expenses

2. Overseas travel Insurance fee 

3.ESTA application fee

4. Tuition and accommodation fee will be exempted.

These fee will be covered including JASSO scholarship. If you are not eligible for JASSO scholarship, you have to pay JPY80,000 instead.

1. A part of travel expenses

2. JASSO scholarship JPY 70,000

Individual payments (Tuition, Home stay fee included 3 meal per a day etc) will be occurred around JPY 300,000~400,000.

*Please ask about more detail.

How to Apply

Fill in the application form below, and submit it to the Office for Strategy of International Programs (OSIP) with a letter of recommendation from your academic supervisor.

Deadline for submission of the application:

The 1st application deadline: August 30th, 2019

Final application deadline: Friday, 5pm October 18th, 2019

Please dwonload the application guideline and application forms.

AY2019 Application Guideline_RHIT.pdf

AY2019 Application Guideline Waikato.pdf

Application form(pdf): ★2019 Application Form Guideline.pdf.

Application.pdf ②Future Plan.pdfLetter of Recommendation.pdf

Application form(doc,xlsx):

①Application.doc ②Future Plan.xlsx ③Letter of Recommendation.docx

Selection Process

・ Screening of applicants based on submitted documents

・ Interview in English: Applicants who pass the preliminary document screening.

・ Final selection results will be notified to applicants by OSIP.

Contact:

The Office for Strategy of International Programs, The University of Aizu,

Office : Room #123, 1st floor of the Research Quadrangles

E-mail: osip-global@u-aizu.ac.jp

Tel : 0242-37-2761

Mid-term Overseas Study Programs for AY 2019 [Finished]

Deadline for submission of the application: Friday, 5pm, May 17, 2019!

Mid-term Overseas Study Programs for AY 2019

The number of student delegates

 Limited number

Host institutions

 International partner universities

Program Overview

 Credit transfer, Research, Internship

Period

 Approximately 7 weeks - 6 months (possibly to extension 1 year)

Expenses Eligible for Support by the University

 1. Travel and accommodation expenses for round trip

  - form Aizu to Narita Airport

  - from Narita Airport to destination

 2. Overseas travel insurance (For 3 months)

 3. Visa application expenses (Support a part of the expenses)

 4. Accommodation expenses (For 3 months)

  JASSO scholarship will be available for 1 year.

 * The expenses described above will be supported with in the budget limitations

 * For more information, please visit OSIP office.

Qualifications

Students who are formally enrolled in the University of Aizu's Undergraduate School,   Master's, or Doctoral programs as of AY 2018.

Application eligibility for fourth-year undergraduate students is limited to those who plan to enroll in the University of Aizu's Graduate School. For second-year students of the Master's Program, application eligibility is limited to those who plan to enroll in the University of Aizu's Doctoral Program. Third-year students of the Doctoral Program and over, are not eligible for application to the program.

*Does not include international students.

* For the details, please refer the Application Guide

Note

・Students can be supported for Mid-term overseas study program provided by The Office for Strategy of International Programs only ONCE during their enrollment including both undergraduate and graduate school at the University of Aizu.

・Students who participate in the Short-term Overseas Study Program are eligible to apply this mid-term programs in order to enhance opportunities for education and world standard research.

・Students who are not accepted for the financial support may participate in this program at their own expense.

How to Apply

You must read the "UoA Mid-term Overseas Study Program for Academic Year 2019" Application Guideline.

Submit it to the The Office for Strategy of International Programs (OSIP) with a sealed recommendation from your academic supervisor.

・Application dead line: 17th May, 2019 17:00

Application Guideline.pdf

Application sheets: Please come to OSIP office to get them, or download them here.

申請書 Application Sheets.xlsx

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The Office for Strategy of International Programs, Center for Globalization,

The University of Aizu,

Office: Room#123, 1st floor of the Research Quadrangles

Office hours: 9:00a.m.-5:15p.m.

E-mail: osip@u-aizu.ac.jp

Tel : 0242-37-2761

Short-term Overseas Study Programs for AY 2018 [Finished] 

Deadline for submission of the application: Friday, 5pm, October 19, 2018!

※The 1st application deadline: August 31, 2018

Host institution

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology USA

http://www.rose-hulman.edu/

The University of Waikato (New Zealand)

http://www.waikato.ac.nz/

Program Overview

1. Auditing Classes

2. Dormitory

3. Language / Culture / Staying overseas experiences

1. Intensive Language Courses

2. Homestay

3. Language / Culture / Staying overseas experiences

Duration

March 3, 2019 - March 24, 2019

March 2, 2019 - March 23, 2019

The number of student delegates (scholarship recipient)

Approximately 10 student delegates

Approximately 10 student delegates

Qualifications

1st to 3rd-year undergraduate students who have excellent academic and research achievements.For further information, please see attached Applycation Guide in "How to Apply".

Expenses Eligible for Support by the University and JASSO

1. Travel expenses

2. Overseas travel Insurance fee 

3.ESTA application fee

4. Tuition and accommodation fee will be exempted.

These fee will be covered including JASSO scholarship. If you are not eligible for JASSO scholarship, you have to pay JPY80,000 instead.

1. A part of travel expenses

2. JASSO scholarship JPY 70,000

Individual payments (Tuition, Home stay fee included 3 meal per a day etc) will be occurred around JPY 300,000~400,000.

*Please ask about more detail.

How to Apply

Fill in the application form below, and submit it to the Office for Strategy of International Programs (OSIP) with a letter of recommendation from your academic supervisor.

Deadline for submission of the application:

The 1st application deadline: August 31, 2018

Final application deadline: Friday, 5pm October 19, 2018

AY2018 Application Guideline_RHIT.pdf

AY2018 Application Guideline Waikato.pdf

Application form(pdf): ★Application guideline.pdf ①Application 0830.pdf ②Future Plan.pdf 3.Letter of Recommendation.pdf

Application form(doc,xlsx): ①Application form.doc ②Future Plan.xlsx Letter of Recommendation.docx

Application Form and Schedule Planning Sheet will be handed over in person at OSIP office.

Selection Process

・ Screening of applicants based on submitted documents

・ Interview in English: Applicants who pass the preliminary document screening.

・ Final selection results will be notified to applicants by OSIP.

Contact:

The Office for Strategy of International Programs, The University of Aizu,

Office : Room #123, 1st floor of the Research Quadrangles

E-mail: osip-global@u-aizu.ac.jp

Tel : 0242-37-2761

Mid-term Overseas Study Programs for AY 2018 [Finished]

Mid-term Overseas Study Programs for AY 2018

The number of student delegates

Limited number

Host institutions

International partner universities

Program Overview

Credit transfer, Research, Internship

Period

Approximately 7 weeks - 3 months (possibly to extension 1 year)

Expenses Eligible for Support by the University

1. Travel and accommodation expenses for round trip

- form Aizu to Narita Airport

- from Narita Airport to destination

2. Overseas travel insurance (For 3 months)

3. Visa application expenses (Support a part of the expenses)

4. Accommodation expenses (For 3 months)

  JASSO scholarship will be available for 1 year.

* The expenses described above will be supported with in the budget limitations

* For more information, please visit OSIP office.

Qualifications

Students who are formally enrolled in the University of Aizu's Undergraduate School, Master's, or Doctoral programs as of AY 2018.

Application eligibility for fourth-year undergraduate students is limited to those who plan to enroll in the University of Aizu's Graduate School. For second-year students of the Master's Program, application eligibility is limited to those who plan to enroll in the University of Aizu's Doctoral Program. Third-year students of the Doctoral Program and over, are not eligible for application to the program.

*Does not include international students

Note

・Students can be supported for Mid-term overseas study program provided by The Office for Strategy of International Programs only ONCE during their enrollment including both undergraduate and graduate school at the University of Aizu.

・Students who participate in the Short-term Overseas Study Program are eligible to apply this mid-term programs in order to enhance opportunities for education and world standard research.

・Students who are not accepted for the financial support may participate in this program at their own expense.

How to Apply

You must read the "UoA Mid-term Overseas Study Program for Academic Year 2018" Application Guideline.

Submit it to the The Office for Strategy of International Programs (OSIP) with a sealed recommendation from your academic supervisor.

・Application dead line: 18th May, 2018 17:00

AY2018_Application Guideline_English.pdf

The Office for Strategy of International Programs, Center for Globalization,

The University of Aizu,

Office: Room#123, 1st floor of the Research Quadrangles

Office hours: 9:00a.m.-5:15p.m.

E-mail: osip-global@u-aizu.ac.jp

Tel : 0242-37-2761