【Kyushu University】Multicultural Multi-University Venture Life Challenge 2018
Application requirements（Kyushu University）for
“Multi-Cultural Multi-University Venture Life Challenge 2018” in Fukuoka, Japan
1. Duration : August 19th (Sun) – August 31st (Fri), 2018
All participants Program
・ August 19th (Sun) 15:00, Kick off seminar / Ice break, for all participants
・ August 31st (Fri) 15: 00 ~ 17: 30, Final presentation by each team, and review
･ August 20th(Mon) ～August 31st(Fri) Morning : Field work at each companies / institutions
*the weekend of August 25th (Sat) and 26th (Sun), is free time
All participants Program: Kyushu University Campus (separately contact the participants)
Team Program : Basically, the place assigned by the participating company / institution
3. Recruit-able Universities: IDEA consortium universities of EDGE-NEXT
Japanese Universities : Kyushu University, Ritsumeikan University, Nara Advanced Institute of Science and Technology(NAIST),Oosaka Prefecture University(OPU), Hiroshima University, Ritsumaikan Asia-Pacific University (APU)
Overseas Universities : Aalto University ‘Finland), Chalmers University of Technology (CUT: Sweden), Gothenburg University (Sweden), Chulalongkorn University (Thailand), Royal University of Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
4. Capacity for recruitment :
Maximum 8 students from Kyushu University (Maximum 35 students in totaly)
5. Program outline :
・This a typical Project-Based Learning (PBL) Program.
・The student need to join a team keeping diversity, for example, forming by different nationality, different university and different major.
・Each students team visits the startups or institution which have kept Venture spirits and entrepreneurial mind set, An important issue related to the management for the organizations was showed to each teams. The team need to prepare the solution for the problem for about 10 days. On the final day, the team must do presentation to the entrepreneurs and/or managers of the organizations.
6. Application procedure ：
Applicants apply on the website of Robert Huang / Entrepreneurship Center of Kyushu University (QREC) below.
If the number of applicants exceeds the maximum number, it may be selected by interview etc. In that case, the QREC will consider the following points: the suitability of candidate’s skill with the desired company, Course status of QREC subjects, Balance of team diversity.
7. Application deadline : Monday, June 18th, 2018 ：Must be applyed to QREC
・In principle, the teams was forming with keeping diversity, by nationalities, belonging universities and majors. Depending on the number of participants, one team consists of four to five students.
・Participants can request own participating organization. However, we prioritize keeping diversity rather than participants’ request for team formation
9. Language: Basically, English
(For the participants, of international students and from overseas cooperation universities)
10．Accommodation： Lodging in the following hostel for PBL in camp style
Hostel & Bar『古門戸common de』(already 30 beds reserved)
7-13, Komondomachi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, 812-0029, Japan.
※ 3 Dormitory type, one of which is for women only, Self-catering is possible, with an electromagnetic cooker, a microwave oven, a refrigerator, knives, dishes, glasses and cups in each dormitory. With Shower booth and toilet also. It cost about J￥3,500/night for a bed.
11．Necessary expenses ：
A round-trip transportation expenses, lodging expenses (about J￥42,000 for hostel), meals, participation fee of J￥8,000 (including banquet fee)
※ Please ask the person in charge at each university for the necessary expenses.
12. Required Documents: Participants must submit the following documents through each university
① Basic information: Name, affiliation, major, contact (TEL), e-mail, desired company / organization, Whether or not to get the credits of “QREC internship” self-portrait photo
② Self-introduction: self-introduction, retained skills / feats, motivation for participation, future career prospects etc.
13. Acquisition of the Credits:
By this program, the students, who need to be selected, can get the credits of “QREC Internship”.
If participation is approved,
① Course registration: To register for “QREC internship” from the QREC web page.
② Procedure: According to the syllabus, it is necessary to prepare predetermined documents.
③ Grade evaluation: According to the syllabus, evaluate the results based on the submission of prescribed reports etc.
→QREC web page（http://qrec.kyushu-u.ac.jp/regist/）
Monday, June 18th, 2018
Robert T. Huang Entrepreneurship Center of Kyushu University (QREC), Japan
Common Facility 1, 744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
About Program (Prof. Igarashi): firstname.lastname@example.org TEL090-4220-9992
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