ASEM Work Placement Programme (ASEM WPP) Pilot Project – Thailand
ASEM Work Placement Programme (ASEM WPP) Pilot Project is a project under supervision and cooperation framework of the Asia-Europe Meeting of Ministers for Education (ASEMME). The objective is to establish, promote and sustain the mutual exchange of interns between the regions Europe and Asia on the basis of balance and mutual benefits.
The pilot project aims to start in 2016 and opens for both undergraduate and master students of participating countries to apply for an internship in another region countries (Asia/Europe). There are now 5 participating countries i.e. Belgium (Flemish Community), Brunei Darussalam, Germany, Indonesia, and Thailand.
(Full details available at http://asem-education-secretariat.kemdikbud.go.id/awp/)
Thailand is participating in the project through the Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC), Ministry of Education in cooperation with 6 universities namely
Thailand University Business Network (UBN) Contact:
Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC), Ministry of Education
For Outgoing Interns from Thailand to Europe (Belgium and Germany)
As the pilot project, ASEM WPP in Thailand is now limited to 6 Thai universities’ students that take part in the project (see above). The said students who are interested in the project can contact their universities’ related agencies for the details. Each university will carry on the selection process and subsequently submit 2 candidates to do an internship in Belgium and Germany (one country each) to Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC), Ministry of Education for the next process. OHEC will announce the final result after the European side’s process is finished.
Basic qualifications of the candidates:
Benefits and their responsibilities:
Internship Agreement (on revision)
Internship Certificate (on revision)
Related Information in Belgium:
Related Information in Germany:
For Incoming Interns from Europe (Belgium and Germany) to Thailand
The students from Belgium and Germany wishing to take part in the internship are advised to contact the University Business Network (UBN) in their respective countries to file an application for this programme.
Belgium UBN Contact:
Ghent University, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25, 9000 Gent, Belgium
Ms. Patricia Burssens, International Relations Office
Email: Patricia.Burssens@UGent.be Tel: +32 (0)9 264 70 13
Germany UBN Contact:
Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, F 314 Moltkestr. 30, 76133 Karlsruhe,
Martina Link, Career Services
Email: Martina.Link[at]hs-karlsruhe.de Tel. 0721 925-2501 Fax 0721 925-2504
Visa procedure for internship in Thailand:
The successful candidates are required to apply for the Non-immigrant “ED” visa to Thailand. The participating universities will act as the host and facilitate the interns with required documents for visa application.
Royal Thai Embassy to Belgium and Luxembourg: http://www2.thaiembassy.be/consular-services/visa/
Royal Thai Embassy, Berlin: http://thaiembassy.de/site/index.php/de
Thai Immigration Bureau: http://immigration.go.th/
(Last updated: 06/12/2016)