Research @ Kansai University

Overseas summer research programme to Department of Chemistry and Materials Engineering in Kansai University, Osaka, Japan is available in summer term. The Department will send TWO undergraduates each year to Kansai University for a two-month research programme. The exact research period will be decided by an agreement between the student and the host supervisor in Kansai University. Students in this programme will gain exposure to forefront research and culture.

Financial Support

1.The Department will offer financial support up to HKD12,000 or 50% of the cost of flight and accommodation per capital, whichever is lower.
2.Successful student should apply financial support from Office of Academic Link (OAL). The Department will pass the student information to OAL for process.
3.The Department may nominate successful applicants for STEM Worldwide Research Subsidy Scheme (SWRSS) of the University.


Application Timeline

22 March 2023
Deadline of application form submission
Early April
Interview with short-listed applicants
Mid April
Successful applicants will be informed
April – MaySuccessful applicants will be recommended to the Office of Academic Links (OAL)
May– June1. Confirm with the supervisor in Kansai University
2. Apply for visa/entry permit

3. Arrange accommodation
July – AugustResearch at Kansai University (2 months)



Student must keep the flight ticket and hostel receipt to Department for reimbursement.

Student Obligation

1.Student should submit a written report which summarizes the summer research work.
2.Per requested by the Department, student will be asked to promote future exchange programme.


Application Form

If you have any queries, please contact Dr. Donald Chan.