Exciting Work Placement Opportunity: Vulcanus in Japan Student Trainee Programme (2018-2019)


The programme consists of industrial placements for EU / COSME* students. The whole programme takes place in Japan. It starts in September and ends in August of the following year in order to accommodate the academic year, in EU / COSME* countries.

 The students follow:

  • a seminar on Japan;
  • a four-month intensive Japanese language course;
  • an eight-month traineeship in a Japanese company.


Eligible Students must:

  • be EU / COSME* nationals;
  • be engineering or science students **
  • be registered for the academic year 2017/18 at an EU / COSME* University, and enrolled in between the 4th official year of studies and the penultimate year of PhD, when applying ;
  • be able to take a year out.

(*) Non EU ? Please check if your country has joined COSME and the agreement is “in force”. Then you can apply. (see: www.eu-japan.eu/events/vulcanus-japan)
(**) computer science, science engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical, electronics, biotechnology, electrical engineering, physics, telecommunication, nuclear engineering,
materials, production systems, etc.

For more information, you can visit the official Vulcanus Japan Website

Frederick University Contact Person:
Andrea Athanassiou
Studies and Student Welfare Service
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Main Building (Nicosia Campus), Room 37.