05-Mar-2019  Start of Student Application for the 1st Cycle of Program C (Short-term summer programs 2019)

Dear Students who plan to apply for UMAP Program C 2019,

We are pleased to announce that the first cycle of student applications for Programs C 2019 has started. Program C is short-term (one to eight-week long) programs offered by UMAP Participating universities/institutions. Programs are generally offered between July and September, available in a wide range of disciplines: cultural studies, language proficiency courses, vocational training, entrepreneurship, and more.

If you are interested in participating in one of these programs, please review the information on the website ( about the programs’ contents, length, available credits, language requirement and fees before applying.

The application deadline for UMAP Coordinators at your home institution is 23 March 2019 (for the 1st Cycle) and 28 May 2019 (for the 2nd Cycle); therefore, you need to submit your application according to the adapted schedule of your home institution.

For the acceptance of students’ applications, the following three steps must be completed:

REGISTRATIONStudents should create an account on the UMAP Student Connection Online (USCO) System by registering their email address and password ( For more information about the USCO System, students can check the Student User Manual through this link;

APPLICATIONStudents complete the Application Form in the USCO System for up to three preferred programs and click “Save and Submit”. The USCO System will automatically inform the UMAP coordinators at the home university/institution that an application has been submitted. Applications will be accepted by 23 March 2019 (for the 1st Cycle) and 28 May 2019 (for the 2nd Cycle);

NOMINATIONCoordinators log into the USCO System and check the applications they have received, and nominate them by clicking “Approve”.

Please note;

  1. Only students of universities/institutions that have signed the “Pledge of Agreement” are able to apply for those programs. In addition, home universities/institutions are required to register their Coordinators Information as well as Institution Information on USCO System. To check whether your home institution is eligible or not, please search the following link;

  2. Unlike Program A&B, their home universities/institutions do not have to participate or offer this program in order for the student to apply for this specific program.

  3. There are no limits for the number of nominees from home universities/institutions.

  4. We only accept applications with endorsements (applications that were approved) from home universities/institutions.

  5. For the schedule of application, nomination and approval, please refer to the Timeline of each cycle on USCO System;

We look forward to receiving your applications!