Call for Application_ The "AUN-KU Winter Seminar on Human Security Development and Energy Science 2019" program at Kyoto University, Japan

“AUN-KU Winter Seminar on Human Security Development and Energy Science” is co-organized by the Graduate School of Energy Science (GSES) of Kyoto University and the ASEAN University Network-Kyoto University Student Mobility Program toward Human Security Development.  It is designed for undergraduate students to study the concept of Human Security Development (HSD) and Energy Science. The main theme of this seminar is energy development, which is an important issue in Human Security Development. The participating students are expected to deepen their knowledge on human security development and energy science with the prospect of finding solutions to technological, socio-economic and political issues in Asia specifically. The seminar will offer lectures and class discussions as well as organize field trips and cultural events. Applicants are not limited to engineering, economics, or science – all fields are welcome.

Date & Venue

14 - 26 January 2019, Kyoto University, Japan

Criteria and eligibility

  1. Undergraduate students from AUN member universities 
  2. Students in all fields are welcome
  3. The number to be admitted: 20 students (15 with JASSO scholarship eligibility and 5 with non-scholarship)


  1. Participation fee: JPY 10,000 This fee includes field studies, and other necessary expenses during the seminar. All participants should pay this fee in cash in JPY on the first day of the seminar. 
  2. Participants are also required to organise and pay the following costs: 
    • A round-trip flight ticket 
    • Travel expenses between the airport (e.g. Kansai International Airport, Osaka International Airport (Itami)) and Kyoto. 
    • Fees related to visa applications 
    • Travel insurance 
    • Cost of meals
  3. Kyoto University will reserve a hotel for all participants. (Accommodation costs are covered by the programme)


The 15 applicants as selected by the programme committee will be eligible for a scholarship from JASSO (Japan Student Services Organization). The amount of this scholarship is JPY 80,000 per person (tentative).

Please find attached documents for further information about application.

  • Programme Schedule
  • Application Guideline
  • Application Form (1)
  • Application Form (2)

Deadline for Submission: 15 September 2018

Applicants shall submit the application package directly to ASEAN University Network via Ms. Pasita Marukee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Enquiries regarding the contents of seminar, please contact :

School Affairs Section, Administration Office 

Graduate School of Energy Science, Kyoto University 

Yoshida Honmachi Sakyo-ku Kyoto 606-8501 JAPAN 

Tel: +81 75 753 5576 Fax: +81 75 753 4745 

E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We sincerely appreciate your cooperation in disseminating the information to your students and please feel free to let me know if you have any queries.