University of British Columbia (UBC)

Country: Canada

Program Name: Visiting International Research Students (VIRS)

About the Program: UBC is a hub for outstanding researchers from around the world and welcomes VIRS to participate in our community of inquiry. A VIRS student is an international student conducting research full-time at UBC, under the supervision of a UBC faculty member. The student who wishes to secure a research internship position at UBC is responsible of identifying and getting confirmation from a UBC faculty member before applying to the program. For more information, please visit:…

Benefits: N/A

Fees: 450 CAD administrative fee is charged from students. (the amount is subject to change)

Timeframe: 1 to 12 months

Qualifications: The student is either enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at another university

Quota: N/A

Application Deadline: N/A

Application via:

Areas: Not specified. Check UBC’s website


Country: USA

Program Name: International Summer Undergraduate Research Program (ISURP)

About the Program: UBC is a hub for outstanding researchers from around the world and welcomes VIRS to participate in our community of inquiry. A VIRS student is an international student conducting research full-time at UBC, under the supervision of a UBC faculty member. The student who wishes to secure a research internship position at UBC is responsible of identifying and getting confirmation from a UBC faculty member before applying to the program. For more information, please visit:…

Dates: June 8th – July 31st, 2020

Benefits: N/A

Timeframe: 8 weeks

Qualifications: Students in their 3rd or 4th year of university

Quota: N/A

Application Deadline: January 31st, 2020

Application via: Isurp Application Form

Areas: ISURP 2020 Faculty Lab Descriptions


University of Science and Technology (UST)

Country: South Korea

Program Name: UST Global Research Internship

About the Program: Opportunities to strengthen field research capacity and explore career paths are provided to undergraduate (graduate) students from abroad through internships in the UST campuses.

Benefits: Support for participants’ activity costs, round-trip flight, accommodation, sickness and accident insurance, orientation, one-to-one mentoring with a researcher from government-funded research institute, outstanding intern award, etc.

Fees: Please check the program website

Timeframe: 2 months (July-August)

Qualifications: Junior (3rd yr) and Senior (4th yr) undergraduates and graduate students from abroad

Quota: Programs recruits around 20 interns in total. No quota is determined per partner institution.

Application Deadline: Application has to be done in April

Application via: online application via UST homepage (

Areas: Not specified. Check UST’s website

King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)

Country: Thailand

Program Name: Summer Internship Program

About the Program: Students conduct mini-projects with faculty members of KMUTT. Students have to determine the department beforehand.

Benefits: N/A

Fees: Please check the program website

Timeframe: Available upon request

Qualifications: Undergraduate or graduate students

Quota: N/A

Application Deadline: Applications have to be done min. 2 months before the planned activity

Application via: Submit the official application form to ICE (

Areas: Engineering

National Sun Yat Sen University (NSYSU)

Country: Taiwan

Program Name: Taiwan Experience and Education Program

About the Program: The program is a team internship opportunity for international youths interested in seeking their future career development in economically booming Asia area where cross-border e-commerce has become an emerging trade patterns with strong potentials. The internship program is well designed to help facilitate international youths’ professional learning on the one hand and motivate Taiwanese enterprises to gain more internationalized experience and talents on the other.
More information on

Benefits: Partial subsidy for air ticket fare and max. 10-week allowance for living expenses of NT $ 25.000 to $ 35.000. Free language classes to enhance communication proficiency in Chinese Cultural trips and activities to experience the unique Taiwanese culture. Get a chance to be recruited as a full time employee in Taiwan after the program.

Fees: Please check the program website

Timeframe: Late June- Late August

Qualifications: Not specified

Quota: N/A

Application Deadline: Application should be done until the end of April of the respective year.

Application via:

Areas: Not specified

National Chiao Tung University (NCTU)

Country: Taiwan

Program Name: Inbound Short-term Research Program

About the Program: All applicants must firstly identify a NCTU host professor and obtain the invitation letter before application. Office of International Affairs does not involve in matching students and NCTU host professors.

Benefits: N/A

Fees: Please check the program website

Timeframe: Less than 180 days

Qualifications: Visit the website:

Quota: N/A

Application Deadline: N/A

Application via:

Areas: Not specified

Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)

Country: South Korea

Program Name: DGIST Research Internship for Undergraduates

About the Program: DGIST Research Internship for Undergraduates aims to provide talented Korean and international students with opportunities to experience research environment of DGIST. Participants will serve their internship at the lab of their choice under the guidance of DGIST faculty members as visiting research students. For more information:

Benefits: All participants are provided with allowance for their accommodation, meals and miscellaneous expenses. the amount of allowance is approx. KRW 800.000 (this may be up to change and should be checked each year)

Fees:  Please check the program website

Timeframe: Early July to mid August (6 weeks)

Qualifications: Undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in undergraduate degree program and have completed at least 4 semesters at the time of participation. Students with cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.3 or higher. Students with high levels of English language proficiency

Quota: N/A

Application Deadline: March 25th to April 19th (could change every year)

Application via:

Application documents:

  • Application form for DGIST Research Internship, including personal statement and research proposal
  • A digital copy of academic transcript in English
  • A letter of recommendation (to be directly sent by academic advisor or faculty member)

How to Apply:

  • Send all application documents to
  • Ask academic advisor or faculty member from home institution who knows well about student’s research interest and academic ability to send the letter of recommendation by e-mail to


  • Emerging Materials Science
  • Information and Communication Engineering
  • Robotics Engineering
  • Energy Science and Engineering
  • Brain and Cognitive Sciences
  • New Biology

National Taiwan University

Available department include :

● College of Liberal Arts

● College of Science

● College of Social Sciences

● College of Medicine

● College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

● College of Engineering

● College of Bioresources and Agriculture

● College of Management

● College of Law

● College of Life Science

● College of Public Health

● School of Veterinary Medicine



  • Country: Singapore
  • Program Name: Singapore International Pre-Graduate Award (SIGPA)
  • About the Program: The Singapore International Pre-Graduate Award (SIPGA) supports short-term research attachments for top international students at A*STAR, giving you the unique opportunity to experience the vibrant scientific environment in A*STAR Research Institutes and Consortia, and work with distinguished and world-renowned researchers. For more information:
  • Program Brochure
  • Benefits: Monthly stipend of $1,500
  • Fees: Please check the program website
  • Timeframe: Research attachment period should be a minimum of 2 months to a maximum of 6 months.
  • Qualifications: Open for application by international students in Biomedical Sciences and Physical Science and Engineering related disciplines who are undergraduate students in their third or fourth year, or Master students
  • Quota: N/A
  • Application Deadline: not be accepting any nominations until 31 December 2019
  • Application via: Please visit the program website for updates:…
  • Areas: Biomedical Sciences and Physical Science and Engineering related disciplines

Zhejiang University

The scholarship includes:

√Waived application fee and program tuition fee

√Free on-campus accommodation from June 17 to August 14, 2019(double room)

√A living allowance of 2800RMB (approximately 400USD) per student


  • Fees: Students will have to bear their own international airfare, local transportation, insurance, visa application fee as well as other personal expenses in Hangzhou.
  • Timeframe: 8 weeks from June 18 to August 13 (dates are subject to change for 2020)
  • Qualifications: Outstanding full-time undergraduate students between their third and fourth years, masters or PhD students from the selected partner universities. Please refer to the program brochure  for more information
  • Quota: 2
  • Application Deadline: March 10th (date may be subject to change)
  • Application via:  Please scan the application documents in one PDF file and e-mail it to the international coordinator of ZJU by the deadline set
  • Areas: √Humanities √Social Sciences √Sciences √Engineering √Information Technology √Agriculture, life & Environment √Medicine


Please check host faculty members’ profiles for Summer 2019 here

  • Country: China
  • Program Name: ZJU Scholars Summer Research Program
  • About the Program: ZJU Scholars Summer Research Program for talented students from selected partner universities with the aim of promoting existing academic ties among its strategic partners and providing cutting-edge research experience to the young generation of future leaders and experts worldwide.
  • Benefits: ZJU will provide up to 2 admitted students with a scholarship to participate in a research project of their choice at ZJU for 8 weeks.

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

  • Country: Hong Kong
  • Program Name: CUHK Summer Undergraduate Research Programme
  • About the Program: SURP provides an opportunity for students to undertake research attachments for eight weeks at CUHK during the summer. Students will conduct research under the supervision of a CUHK faculty member and earn three credits upon successful completion of the programme. For more information:
  • Benefits: No tuition will be charged.
  • Fees: No tuition will be charged. Participants will only have to pay a small amount of administration fee (HK$1,800) and accommodation fee (HK$7,650) for on-campus housing (optional).
  • Timeframe: 8 weeks 23 June – 18 August (dates are subject to change)
  • Qualifications: Please visit:
  • Quota: N/A
  • Application Deadline: Late February
  • Application via: Please visit:
  • Areas: Some 70 research projects in various academic disciplines are offered.

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