22 July 2019

ASEM-DUO Thailand Fellowship Program 2020: call open now!

ASEM-DUO Thailand Fellowship Program 2020: call open now!

The call for applications for an ASEM-DUO mobility grant for the year 2020 is open. The Submission deadline is  4th October 2019 Thailand standard time (GMT +7).

Established since 2006, the ASEM-DUO Thailand Fellowship Program aims the promotion of undergraduate and graduate students exchange and has awarded 330 students. DUO-Thailand Program is sponsored by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation (MHESI) in order to enhance the mobility of students between Thailand and ASEM member states in Europe on a balanced basis.

The applicants must be currently enrolled in a university in Thailand or an European country (the participating european countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the U.K.). In this respect, DUO-Korea requires that a PAIR (two persons) of students participate in an academic cooperative arrangement.

 Eligibility criteria for participating institutions

The applicants must meet all eligibility requirements below:

  1. A Thai university and a European university should have an agreement at the institutional level whereby credits for study undertaken while on exchange are to be accepted by its partner institution.
  2. The Thai and European universities already having an agreement with its partner institution will be given first priority. The institutions utilizing student exchange to pave the way for developing an agreement with its partner institution will be given second priority.
  3. The Thai and European universities must permit their students to participate in an exchange all through the duration of the programme: 1 semester.
  4. The Thai and European universities should be willing to receive DUO - Thailand exchange students from its partner institution and are expected to waive tuition fee for the exchange students.
  5. One end of exchange is anchored to Thai.

 Qualification of applicants

Thai students

  1. Being an undergraduate or graduate student in Thai public or private higher education institutions under the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation
  2. Having Thai nationality;
  3. Proficiency in language used as the medium of instruction is required (Cf. Implementation Guide for language test requirements)
  4. Not having applied for or being awardee of other scholarships;
  5. Being able to join the exchange programme throughout the whole period;
  6. Committed to submit a report and a study record showing the learning outcomes gained from the European host university to Office of the Higher Education Commission within 30 days upon completion of the programme.

European Students

  1. Being an undergraduate or graduate student in higher education institutions of ASEM member states in Europe. The institution must be accredited by responsible agencies in their respective countries,
  2. Being a citizen of ASEM member states in Europe;
  3. Obtaining GPA at satisfactory level in the ECTS system (70% of subjects taken are graded B for graduate students, and 70% of subjects taken are graded C for undergraduate students);
  4. Not having applied for or being awardee of other scholarships;
  5. Being able to join the exchange programme throughout the whole period;
  6. Committed to submit a report and a study record showing the learning outcomes gained from the Thai home university to Office of the Higher Education Commission within 30 days upon completion of the
    programme.

Remarks:

  • All students applying for this programme should retain student status until they complete the exchanges.
  • The previous awardees of DUO - Thailand Fellowship Programme will not be eligible to apply
  • The Thai and European students who are already on exchange in the host universities are not eligible to apply 

Amount of fellowship

For Thai students, the amount of fellowship is up to 4,800 euro
(1,200 euro per month for 4 months)

For European students, the amount of fellowship is up to 3,200 euro
(800 euro per month for 4 months)

Open Call!

  • All applicants must follow the application procedure using required documents.
  • Deadline is 4th October 2019 Thailand standard time (GMT +7). Applications submitted beyond that deadline will not be accepted.
  • If you have any comments or further questions, please contact Ms. Jittree Klumpong at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  (Tel: +66- 2610-5424 / Fax: +66- 2354-5570)
  • Further Information can also be found on the ASEM-DUO fellowship Programme website and in the documents below