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Call for applicants: Kyoto International Spring School for Future Global Leaders 2018


06 Oct 2017



      The Kyoto University International Spring School for Future Global Leaders, scheduled for March 2018, will provide students both in Japan and in other countries with an opportunity to learn about global leadership in a Kyoto context. Participants will enhance their capacity to synthesize knowledge combining the humanities and the sciences, gaining experience needed to tackle complex social problems. The curriculum includes lectures on integrated academic foundations, cultural activities, and discussions and workshops on leadership.

      Details

      Period

      Monday 5-Sunday 18 March 2018 (two weeks)

      Fees

      Not required

      Language

      English

      Eligibility

      Kyoto University students in their third year or higher, who are available to participate in the entire program (those on leave of absence are not eligible)

      Maximum number of participants

      10

      Program

      Kyoto International Spring School for Future Global Leaders 2018 (in Japanese, PDF)

      Required documents

      1. Application form
      2. English essay (500-700 words)
        Describe your ideal global leader, comparing a Japanese leader with one from abroad
      3. Scan of the student card or student ID

      How to apply

      Email the required documents to International Education Affairs, GSAIS (address below) with the subject: "Kyoto International Spring School for Future Global Leaders Program (applicant's name)".

      The email should be sent from the applicant's Kyoto University account ([last name].[first name].[three alphanumeric characters]@st.kyoto-u.ac.jp).

      Application deadline

      Friday 20 October 2017

      Selection process

      Evaluation of submitted documents by GSAIS' International Committee

      Notification of results

      Friday 10 November 2017

      Submissions and inquiries

      International Education Affairs, GSAIS (Spring School)
      Phone: 075-762-2077
      Email: gsais-springschool*mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp (replace * with @)



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