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The 2nd Call for nominees for exchange program with Erasmus + ICM


With the establishment of the agreement on the "Erasumus + ICM Program" between Trento University (Italy) and NAIST, we are looking for nominees for study abroad for either coursework or research work at Trento University.

Name of program Erasmus+ICM program: Study abroad to University of Trento (UniTrento)
Please visit for details about Erasmus+ program:
Send to University of Trento, Italy
Web site : https://www.unitn.it/en
Program duration September, 2019 ~ July 31, 2023
・Program duration may be subject to change due to COVID-19
Eligibility ● Master's and Doctoral students of NAIST who belongs to graduate school of science and technology
● Sufficient Italian or English language ability (CEFR A2 for Italian and B2 for English) must be possessed
 Note: MEXT scholars or scholars with other private foundation may not be allowed to participate in this program due to the scholarship rules and regulations. Please check your status and related rules in advance.
The number of nominees A few
Mobility duration At least 3 months up to 5.5 months (Course work or research work)※1
※1:Applicants who wish to stay more than 5 months will be prioritized to be selected.
●Study abroad for course work:
・Spring semester AY2021/2022 (February, 2022- June, 2022)
Please refer to URL below to choose courses
●Study abroad for research:
・Departure sometime after April 1st, 2022 and return by September 30th, 2022
Financial support ● Monthly stipend: €850/month(Up to 5.5 months)
● Travel expenses:€1,500
Accommodation Available
Required application documents Application
●Resume & CV
●Certification for Italian or English language ability
Supervising instructors' approval for the applicant's participation in Erasmus+ ICM

<Required documents to submit after nominated>
●Declaration of sending institution
●Learning agreement
●Financial agreement with UniTrento
Application process 1. If you wish to apply, please consult with your supervisor in advance and contact the Division for Global Education (DGE)
※ Screening will be performed in case of multiple applicants.
2. DGE will nominate the candidates and send a list of nominees to UniTrento. Proceed the application process after UniTrento contacts the nominees.
Important!: Please consult your supervisor and obtain approval from him/her if you are considering applying.
Deadline for application ●Study abroad for course work:October 1st, 2021
●Study abroad for research:December 1st, 2021
After mobility: recognition and credit transfer for mobile students The participants will be required to complete the following tasks after participating this program
1. Participants' course work (exam results) or research carried out at UniTrento must be recognized by NAIST to promote international credit mobility as counting towards the degree. The participants must take process for transferring or earning credits at NAIST within 2 months after their return.
2. Dissemination activities for Erasmus+ program
・Report on achievements during the program participation such as course work, research, experiences etc. in UniTrento, write article for website
・Presentation in on-campus study abroad fair, etc.
3. Respond to EU and UniTrento surveys
4. Any other tasks that the participants will be required given by EU, UniTrento and NAIST
※ Please see the handbook for ICM partner institutions (PDF)
Travel advisory and on-campus procedures before studying abroad https://www.naist.jp/dge/students/abroad/information.html
COVID-19 Emergency Please find below a short summary providing examples with countries that participate in the ICM program (for more information, please see the official guidelines):


Embassy of Italy Tokyo https://ambtokyo.esteri.it/ambasciata_tokyo/ja/ambasciata/news/dall_ambasciata/2021/08/emergenza-covid-19-ordinanza-del_0.html
Contact dge[at]ad.naist.jp
Division for Global Education
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