Participation in the APAIE 2017 Conference & Exhibition in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

UMAP will be participating the APAIE 2017 Conference & Exhibition in Kaohsiung, Taiwan from 20-23rd March, 2017.

UMAP will set up a booth to promote its activity to participants of APAIE, and will have two presentation sessions of interim research outcome by two research group which were selected as UMAP Research Net 2016.
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Students application for the second cycle of Program A&B 2017-1

We are pleased to announce that students’ applications for the second cycle of Program A&B 2017-1 have just started today. We would like to share the information regarding the application procedure for those programs with you. Please see the attached letter for details.
 【Click to Download】Detail of the Application Procedure
【Click to Download】Application Schedule for Program A&B 2017

The deadline for the application is March 5th 2017.

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Call for Outline of Proposal for Program C (Super Short-Term Program) 2017

We are pleased to announce that we are now gathering program information for Program C (Super Short-Term Programs; SSTP). We’ve attached the program information form, “Outline of Proposal for Program C (Click to Download)” for you to fill out. Once you have filled it out, please send it back to us. The deadline for submitting program information is 31 March 2017.
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Season’s Greetings from UMAP!

Season’s Greetings from UMAP!

Year 2016 marked UMAP’s 25th anniversary. We were fortunate to initiate new activities such as UMAP Discovery Camp 2016, and were also able to hold a symposium to commemorate the 25th anniversary with many of you in the UMAP network as well as our friends and guests.

We would like to express our sincerest appreciation to all of our members for your kind support and cooperation over the past year.

We wish you a joyful holiday season and prosperous New Year!
(Kindly note that UMAP International Secretariat will be closed from December 27 through January 5 for the New Year holidays.)


Grantees of UMAP Research Net 2016

Following 2 research project was selected and approved by the UMAP Board in the 2nd UMAP Board Meeting 2016 on September 22nd, 2016.

They will be giving a presentation on their interim outcome during the APAIE (Asia-Pacific Association for International Education) Conference and Exhibition on March 22nd-23rd, 2017.
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Presentation in KAFSA/KADIA Joint Meeting

Professor Shingo Ashizawa (Deputy Secretary General of UMAP / Professor, Toyo University) gave a presentation at the joint meeting of KAFSA (Korean Association of Foreign Student Administrators) and KADIA (Korean Association of Deans of International Affairs) held in Jeonju, Korea on December 8th, 2016. 
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【Application Period Started】The 1st Cycle of Application for Program A&B 2017-1

We are pleased to announce the start of the first cycle of application to Programs A&B (for Fall Semester 2017).

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Detailed Information for “Program A&B” is now uploaded

Dear UMAP Members,

Greetings from UMAP International Secretariat!

We are delighted to inform you that detailed program information for “Program A&B 2017-1” has been uploaded on the UMAP official website.(

In order to increase the number of participants in UMAP, we would greatly appreciate it if you could inform your students at respective universities that there are various opportunities available with UMAP student mobility programs.

Please also note that application period for member universities to submit students’ application forms to IS is from November 18th through December 20th, 2016 for the 1st Cycle.

Should you have any questions regarding application procedure, please check our website ( contact us.(


Invitation to UMAP Student Mobility Programs A&B 2017-1

We are pleased to announce that we are now collecting program information for 2017-1 Programs A&B (semester-long programs).

We’ve attached the program information form for you to fill out. Once you have filled it out, please return it to us in Excel format. Read more…