Due Date: 16.9 2018. Open to undergraduate and graduate students (ages 20 to 30) from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.
Seventeen students will be selected for the youth exchange “Western Balkans meet Japan: A Bridge into the Future”, hosted on 30 October to 7 November 2018. The program aims to deepen participants’ understanding of Japan and its policy, to increase knowledge and promote mutual understanding through intellectual and cultural exchange, and build a basis for future friendship and cooperation between Japan and the WB.
Participants will spend one week in Japan discussing current topics, sharing experiences with youngsters from Japan, developing intercultural skills, and visiting and exploring Japanese culture.
Round trip international air tickets to Japan by economy class, overseas travel accident insurance, accommodation and transportation in Japan, meals during the program, and admission fees for scheduled activities in Japan are covered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
Hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Regional Youth Cooperation Office.