SESSION 2016-2017: Deadline to apply: 20/01/2016
We particularly encourage students from the following under-represented countries to apply: Croatia - Bulgaria - Malta - Slovenia - Ireland - Luxembourg - Denmark - Estonia
(*) starting from session 2016, the programme will be open to applicants from the EU + Montenegro, Turkey, FYROM, Iceland, Moldova.
Hoang Duy Nguyen (BE)
Katia Boutou (GR)
"The Vulcanus in Japan programme really offers a priceless opportunity to eligible students." Read more
Vulcanus in Japan started in 1997. The programme consists of industrial placements for EU students*. It starts in September and ends in August of the following year in order to accommodate the academic year in EU Member States.
The students follow:
This programme is financed by the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation and the Japanese host company. The European students are awarded a grant (Yen 1.900.000) to cover the cost of travel to and from Japan and living expenses in Japan. There is no charge for the language course and seminar, and accommodation is provided free of charge during the course and seminar and the company traineeship.
You must be:
(*) our programmes are open to applicants from the EU + Montenegro, Turkey, FYROM, Iceland, Moldova
(**) Computer science, science engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical, electronics, biotechnology, electrical engineering, physics, telecommunication, nuclear engineering, civil engineering, metal materials, ceramics, production system,…
Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic record and the opinion of their tutors, their knowledge of written and spoken English, their motivation, their attitude to EU-Japan relations and their ability to adapt to a different culture.
Deadline to apply: 20 January
Documents to submit: see list in the first page of the application form.
Application form and relevant documents are uploaded every year in November.
Should you consult this webpage from February to October, please take a look at the OLD application form, that you can find online ONLY FOR CONSULTATION.
As a university, you may submit applications of several students enrolled in your establishment, who wish to take part in this programme.
Applications must be sent by post.
Each application must include all the documents listed in the 1st page of the application form (we cannot accept documents sent separately). The application form must be duly filled in, and signed. Should this not be the case, the application will be automatically rejected.