ASEM-DUO Fellowship Programme is offered for exchanges of professors and students in tertiary education field between Asia and Europe under the ASEM domain.
DUO-Thailand Fellowship Programme aims to enhance the mobility of students between Thailand and ASEM member states in Europe. The fellowship programme is for 1 semester but not longer than 4 months.
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Study Subject(s): The areas of exchange may include but not limited to these priority areas: Alternative Energy, Biotechnology/Food Technology, Health Sciences, Wood Technology, Information and Communication Technology, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Engineering, European Law, Intellectual Property Law and Energy Economics.
Course Level: The fellowship is for undergraduate or graduate students available for 1 semester but not longer than 4 months.
Scholarship Provider: ASEM-DUO
Scholarship can be taken in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and UK ( for Thai students) and Thailand (for EU students).
Eligibility: -Thai students: 1.Being an undergraduate or graduate student in Thai public and private higher education institutions under Office of the Higher Education Commission’s jurisdiction,
2. Having Thai nationality,
3. Obtaining at least 2.75 GPA for undergraduate students and 3.25 GPA for graduate students,
4. Proficiency in the language used as the medium of instruction is required by one of the following tests,
– TOEFL score at least 213 (computer-based) or 550 (paper-based) or 79 – 80
– IELTS score at least 6.0
– D.E.L.F. or D.A.L.F at least level B2
The language proficiency test result must be no more than two years olds as of
the test date.
5. Not having applied for or being the awardee of other scholarships,
6. Being able to join the programme throughout the whole period,
7. Submitting a report and a study record showing the learning outcomes gained from the host university to Office of the Higher Education Commission within 30 days upon completion of the programme.
– European students: 1.Being an undergraduate or graduate student in European Union higher education institutions accredited by responsible agencies in their respective countries,
2. Having EU nationality,
3. Obtaining GPA at a satisfactory level in the ECTS system (70% of subjects taken are graded B for graduate students, and 70% of subjects taken are graded C for undergraduate students.),
4. Not having applied for or being the awardee of other scholarships,
5.Being able to join the programme throughout the whole period,
6. Submitting a report and a study record showing the learning outcomes gained from the host university to the Office of the Higher Education Commission within 30 days upon completion of the programme.
-Remark: All students applying this programme should retain “student status” until they complete the exchanges. The awardees of DUO-Thailand who have been selected to join the programme will not be eligible to apply for DUO-Thailand Fellowship Programme.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of Thailand can apply for this fellowship.
Scholarship Description: 2014 DUO-Thailand Fellowship Programme aims to enhance the mobility of students between Thailand and ASEM member states in Europe on a balanced basis. In this respect, DUO-Thailand requires that a PAIR (two persons) of students be exchanged in the framework of cooperation between higher education institutions in Thailand and in the European Union Member States. Applicants for the DUO-Thailand Fellowship Programme should conform to some regulations: (1) Applicants must apply through their respective universities. (2) The application must be submitted through the Thai partner institution to Office of the Higher Education Commission. (3) Application must be submitted in pair. (A Thai student going to European Union Member States and a European Union student coming to Thailand). (4) No more than four pairs of applicants from each Thai university can apply. (One pair of candidates and three pairs of alternates listed in priority order.). (5) Each pair of exchange, the exchange periods of Thai and European shall not necessarily coincide, and the areas of exchange of Thai and European shall not necessarily be identical. Selection of applicants will be made by the Executive Committee comprising representatives from higher education bodies and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand. The duration period of 2014 DUO-Thailand Fellowship Programme should not be beyond September 2014.
Eligibility for Universities: Eligible universities for the 2014 DUO-Thailand Fellowship Programme should abide by the following obligations:
-The home university must permit its students to participate in an exchange all through the duration of the programme: 1 semester but not more than 4 months.
-Home and host universities should have an agreement at the institutional level whereby credits for study undertaken while on an exchange are to be accepted by the home university.
-A home or host university already having an agreement with its partner institution will be given first priority while that aiming to utilize student exchange to pave the way for developing an agreement with its partner institution will be given second priority.
-The host university should be willing to receive DUO-Thailand exchange students from its partner institution and is expected to waive tuition fees for the exchange students.
-One end of exchange is anchored to Thai.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): 1 semester but not more than 4 months.
What does it cover? For Thai students, the amount of fellowship is up to 4,800 euro (1,200 euro per month for 4 months) and for European students, the amount of fellowship is up to 3,200 euro (800 euro per month for 4 months).
How to Apply: Applications should be submitted in hard copy via post. Applications should be submitted in hard copy with the signatures of the responsible persons at a host and home institutions. Office of the Higher Education Commission reserves the right to refuse documents submitted via fax and e-mail. The completed application form and supporting documents must be submitted to a Thai partner university prior to the time limit. Failure to submit a complete application makes an applicant ineligible. The application form should be completed in English and be submitted together with the following documents:
-An official letter from university (signed by the president or authorized body)
-A completed application form
-A copy of the transcript/study record
As for European students, a copy of transcript/study record should be translated in English and GPA has to be converted to ECTS system (A,B,C,D)
-A copy of the TOEFL, IELTS test result (For Thai student applicant)
-A copy of the Record of DUO-Thailand Study Programme
-A copy of the letter of acceptance from the host university
Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 4, 2019.