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Summary of application information is as follows:
1. Application Period : December 15, 2016 - March 31, 2017
2. Eligibility : Your exchange project fulfills all five requirements below.
1) A higher education institution in Belgium/Flanders (home institution) and an educational institution in Asia (host institution) have established an academic cooperative agreement or have the intention to set up a new cooperation agreement; and
2) The Flemish higher education institution, as well as the Asian partner cannot ask tuition fees to the students for the exchanges; and
3) The Flemish home institution has selected a Flemish student enrolled at the home institution to send to the Asian host institution, and such selection has been accepted by the Asian host institution. A Flemish student is defined as a student from any nationality, subscribed in a Flemish Higher Education Institution; and
4) The same Asian host institution has selected an Asian student enrolled at the host institution to send to the Flemish home institution, and such selection has been accepted by the same Flemish home institution.
5) If the Flemish student has already started the exchange or the Asian student has already stayed in Belgium/Flanders before the application period for DUO- Belgium/Flanders 2016, the application is not acceptable.
3. Length of Exchange : The duration of fellowship is limited to one semester (or 4 months, whichever comes earlier).
4. Academic Field of Exchange : Project proposals for the exchange of students in all disciplines will be accepted. However, priority shall be given to following disciplines:
- STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
- Political and social sciences
- Communication Sciences
Furthermore we will give priority to following themes:
- Intercultural dialogue
- Health care
5. Application Submission : Download English version of application form from attachment and let the Belgium/Flanders institutions fill out an Online Application Form through the website. Once completed, please make it sure to submit your application by clicking “submit” button. Home Institution should get a confirmation e-mail from the secretariat within 3 days after completion of submission. If you don’t get a confirmation e-mail, please contact email@example.com promptly.