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    Vulcanus in Japan

    The programme consists of industrial placements for EU/SMP-COSME students. It starts in September and ends in August of the following year in order to accommodate the academic year in EU Member States.

    This programme aims to improve and stimulate industrial co-operation and better mutual understanding between Japan and the EU.


    The students follow:

    • a seminar on Japan,
    • a four-month intensive Japanese language course,
    • an 8-month traineeship in a Japanese company.


    Eligible applicants

    • citizens from EU Member States or a SMP-COSME country
    • students of computer science, science engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical, electronics, biotechnology, electrical engineering, physics, telecommunication, nuclear engineering, civil engineering, metal materials, ceramics, production system, GNSS etc.
    • students will be in between the 4th official year of a course at an EU/SMP-COSME University and the penultimate year of their PhD. The students will have to provide at the university a certificate of enrolment valid until at least 3 months prior to the starting of the programme.



    The European or SMP students are awarded grants (Yen 1.900.000) to cover the travel and living expenses. 

    The language course, the seminar, and the accommodation in Japan are covered.


    Deadline: 20 January 2024 (the call will open in November 2023).


    Find out more here.