EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation

The trainee programme VULCANUS IN JAPAN offers industrial placements in companies in Japan to EU and COSME university students of engineering, high-tech or other scientific fields, enrolled -when applying- in between the 4th official year of studies and the penultimate year of PhD. (Should your university offer only a 3-year course of studies, your students will not be eligible)

The programme lasts one year, from September 2022 to August 2023.

Info on what is the Vulcanus Programme

Description (Vulcanus webpage)
Flyer in English
(flyers in other languages available at :
Statistics (visual)
Video testimonial in English from former participant 
(More testimonials in English & other languages at

Info on the application process

How to apply (& compulsory docs)  
Application form
Frenquently asked questions

Applications shall be submitted online by 20 January 2022

Should you require further information please do not hesitate to contact:

Scritto da Francesca Gambetta