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TU Wien students can apply now for the Cross cultural Engineering Project (CEP) 2022

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© Thomas Rief | TU Wien

Shibaura Institute of Technology

SIT Toyosu Campus

Shibaura Institute of Technology in Tokyo (Japan) is pleased to make an announcement about the implementation of the international program,  Cross cultural Engineering Project (CEP) 2022.  

This is an on site program at Omiya campus of SIT from Dec. 14 until Dec. 23. 

SIT invites TU Wien students to apply for this interesting program. 

This program has been one of the most popular programs at SIT among the students of parnter universities since its start as the participating students work together with students from various countires as a team.   

Please download the flyer (PDF), opens a file in a new window for detailed information.

Interested TU Wien must apply via JASEC by October 10, 2022

There is a scholarship opportunity for participating students based on the screening result 

          80,000 JPY with 2.3 or above on GPA (JASSO scale) 

           60,000 JPY with less than 2.3 on GPA (JASSO scale) 


The objective is to develop problem-solving skills to obtain overall optimal solutions through Cross-cultural Engineering Project (CEP), an international and interdisciplinary project team exercise. The CEP is an exercise based on Global Project Based Learning and is conducted in three regions around the world. In Japan, CEP@SIT is conducted as an industry-university-community cooperative project with graduate students, 3rd and 4th year undergraduate students from Southeast and East Asia and EU. Themes are set based on issues raised by companies and local communities. In order to realize the set theme, project teams analyze objectives, needs, and technologies, and conduct comprehensive problem solving from the definition of requirements by making full use of "systems thinking," "systems methods," and "systems management. The program of this exercise is consisted of (1) ice-breaking and team formation, (2) theme determination, requirements analysis, and goal setting, (3) evaluation plan and budget plan development, (4) Design Review (DR), (5) activities based on the plan, and (6) final presentation (FP).

December 14, 2022 (Wednesday) - December 23, 2022 (Friday)
Omiya campus of SIT and NASU Kougen (field trip) *face-to-face
Number of Participants:
A few students from each university. Total 60 participants expected including SIT students.
SIT staff:
Prof. Mano, Prof. Murakami, Prof. Watanabe, Associate Prof. Ichikawa, Prof. Hasegawa, 5 SIT supporting students
1 team (2 SIT members + 2 partner universities x 2 = 6 members)
English, but communication using electronic dictionaries and various devices and services (Internet, smart phones) is acceptable.
Estimated cost of the program:
Under estimation (Approx. 150,000JPY NOT incl. airfare, travel insurance) * 135,000JPY was estimated in year 2019 (NOT incl. airfare and travel insurance). Participants are responsible for airfare, travel insurance, accommodation, daily transportation, food, other personal expenses during the program.
Participants are to find accommodation *reference list is provided.
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