GSGES Spring Semester Course in Kyoto University 2018

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GSGES Spring Semester Course in Kyoto University

GSGES (Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies), Kyoto University invites graduate students to join a Spring Semester Course for studying at Kyoto University under the auspices of two projects: the “Project for the Creation of Trans‐ASEAN Environmental and Social Innovators through Development of Overseas Satellites”, the “Top Global University Project”, and the “Re-inventing Japan Project”. The course consists of several lecture classes in the GSGES master’s program, supervision on specific research topics by relevant professors at GSGES, a field trip and other educational activities.

Number of students to be accepted:

8 with scholarship and a few without scholarship

Course includes:

Opportunity to join the official course of the Master’s Program at GSGES, supervision and training for your thesis study, and other educational activities such as a field trip. Each applicant may choose subjects according to his/her study topic. Eight credits or more can be obtained from interdisciplinary course work on environmental issues through the spring semester. A certificate will be issued to those who have completed the course requirements. These credits may be transferred if your graduate school recognizes GSGES credits. You may also publish working papers on the project web site.

Fields of study:

Environmental management, including science, social science, engineering, and agriculture.

Qualified applicants:

Students who are registered in a full-time or part-time graduate (master’s or doctoral) course at the listed universities below who will continue their program after completing study in Japan.

– Hanoi University of Science and Technology (INEST) (Vietnam)

– Hue University (College of Agriculture and Forestry / College of Science) (Vietnam)

– Danang University of Science and Technology (Vietnam)

– Royal University of Agriculture (Cambodia)

– Bogor Agricultural University (Indonesia)

– Bandung Institute of Technology (SAPPK) (Indonesia)

– University of Indonesia (Indonesia)

– Mahidol University (Thailand)

– Kasetsart University (Thailand)

– Chulalongkorn University (Thailand)

Completion requirements:

Presentation of study plan, completion of four compulsory subjects (8 credits), final presentation, study report, interview, continuing contact with the course by SNS or e-mail.

Duration of stay in Kyoto:

6 (six) months (From the beginning of April to the end of September)


Senior Lecturer Ryo Kikuchi

GSGES Spring Semester Course Office, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida-honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8501 Japan.

Tel: +81-75-753-5635