바로가기 메뉴
본문 바로가기
주메뉴 바로가기
주메뉴 바로가기
  • HOME
  • Core Business > Global Korea Scholarship(GKS) Program > Korea-Japan Government Scholarship Program

Korea-Japan Government Scholarship Program

[Office in charge] Global Korea Scholarship Center, Dept. of Higher Education Internationalization

글로벌인재양성부 해외유학인턴팀 이미지 글로벌인재양성부 정부초청장학팀 이미지

Purpose

To cultivate advanced human resources to lead future-oriented relations and promote friendship through exchange of higher education students between Korea and Japan

Program Overview

Course, Master's and Doctoral degrees, Undergraduate one year course, Undergraduate short-term program table

Category

Graduate Degrees
(master & doctoral)

Undergraduate Program
(1 year)

Undergraduate Course
(short-term)

Korea → Japan

Japan → Korea

Korea → Japan

Japan → Korea

Korea → Japan

Japan → Korea

Field

science and engineering

all academic fields

Japanese language and culture

all academic fields

all academic fields

all academic fields

Number
of students

15 students a year

15 students a year

25 students a year

25 students a year

160 students a year

160 students a year

Duration

Depends on
duration
required to
complete the
regular course

- Master's program(3 years)
- Doctoral program (4 years)
*including one year of
preparatory education

1 year
(October to
September next year)

1 year 

Within
3 months

Within
2 weeks to
5 weeks

Eligibility

under 35
years old

under 40
years old

under 18~30 years old

under 18~30 years old

Master's program: bachelor's
degree holder (incl. expected to graduate)
Doctoral program: master's
degree holder (incl. expected to graduate)

second year or above undergraduate
students in sending country

undergraduate students
in sending country

(Korea → Japan) Korean nationality holder, (Japan → Korea) Japanese nationality holder
※ Multiple nationality holder is not eligible to apply

- Refer to each program’s application guidelines for further details

Selection Procedure

- Selected by the host country

Course, Master's and Doctoral degrees, Undergraduate one year course, Undergraduate short-term program table

Category

Graduate Degrees
(master & doctoral)

Undergraduate Program
(1 year)

Undergraduate Course
(short-term)

Korean students

Recruitment & Recommendation by the
Embassy of Japan in Korea

→ Final selection by
Ministry of Education in Japan

Recruitment & Recommendation by the
Embassy of Japan in Korea

→ Final selection by
Ministry of Education in Japan

Recruitment by Japanese university

Japanese
students

Recruitment & Recommendation by
Korean university

→ Final selection by National Institute for
International Education(NIIED)

Recruitment & Recommendation by
Korean university

→ Final selection by National Institute for
International Education(NIIED)

Recruitment by Korean university

 

Scholarship Benefits

- Fully funded by the host country
- For Korean Scholars : granted based on the Japanese Government Scholarship Program(Embassy Recommendation) and Overseas Study Support System in Japan
- For Japanese Scholars :

Course, Master's and Doctoral degrees, Undergraduate one year course, Undergraduate short-term program table

Course

Graduate Degrees
(master & doctoral)

Undergraduate Program
(1 year)

Undergraduate Course
(short-term)

benefits

tuition, living expenses, round-trip airfare,
medical insurance, settlement grants, thesis
printing reimbursement, degree completion grants

tuition, living expenses, round-trip airfare,
medical insurance, settlement grants,
program completion grants

tuition, accommodation, round-trip airfare,
traveler’s insurance, etc.

 

Copyright ⓒ 2012 NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION All rights reserved.