The University of Yangon has set up the International Cooperation Office (ICO), which was established in 2017 and officially launched on 10th January 2020 for international collaboration.


  • To support the University for achieving its internationalization objectives by providing efficient, effective and professional services and to increase its global visibility.


  • To promote student mobility and faculty exchange through international collaboration
  • To support international collaborative projects and to expend international research networks
  • To develop and exchange cultural activities with internationally diverse students

Internationalization Strategies

  • To promote students and faculty exchange
  • To develop Internationally transferrable credit system
  • To enhance Internationally accredited study programs
  • To strengthen collaboration with international institutions for teaching, research and development


ICO works as a contact and coordination point for international activities/relations and seeks international scholarship opportunities for students. ICO also organizes social events to promote integration of international students studying at the University of Yangon and develops a platform for information sharing on the University of Yangon, partner universities and international organisations.

Contact us:


+95 1 527067


+95 1 510721

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Name of the Scholar Country Level Subject Full or part scholarship Closing date More details
Kansai University Japan Any UG student Intensive Japanese Language Course Part 12 Mar 18 & 6 April 18
IRO e-mail of 28 Feb 18
Chinese Universities China Any level (B/M/D) Any subject Full 25 Mar 18
IRO e-mail of 26 Feb 18
Kunming University of Science and Technology (KUST) China Post-graduate (M/D) Any subject offered by KUST Full 30 Mar 18
IRO e-mail of 26 Feb 18
Kochi University of Technology Japan PhD Any subject offered by KUT Full 16 Mar 18
IRO e-mail of 26 Feb 18

Macau University Macau SAR China Bachelor Any Full 20 Apr 18 IRO e-mail of 26 Feb
SNU President’s Fellowship Korea PhD Any Full 22 Mar 18
IRO e-mail of 26 Feb
Chevening Scholarship UK Masters Any Full Opens August, closes October