(7) For Prospective Members – Join UMAP & Responsibilities of UMAP Members

You can easily join UMAP by taking the following procedures:
1. Please check whether your country/territory is eligible for UMAP membership. Contact the UMAP National Secretariat (UMAP NS) responsible for your country or territory. If your country/territory does not have UMAP NS, please contact the UMAP International Secretariat.
2. If your institution is eligible to join UMAP, you will sign the “Pledge of Agreement”, and send it to UMAP IS.

3. Once the “Pledge of Agreement” is confirmed by UMAP IS, your institution becomes a UMAP member!
Responsibilities of UMAP members
The following are the responsibilities of UMAP members: Each UMAP affiliated university has to serve as a Home and Host University. The roles of a Home and Host University are as follows:
Home universities
  1. Select participating students and staff.
  2. Approve the study programs, including any necessary language training, to be undertaken by participating students and staff.
  3. Determine the level of financial support to be given to participating students and staff.
  4. Provide appropriate preparatory courses for their students and staff prior to their departure.
  5. Recognize work completed overseas by accepting credits using the UCTS.
Host universities
  1. Provide the agreed study programs for participating students and staff.
  2. Evaluate the performance of participants and provide transcripts to home universities.
  3. Provide appropriate orientation and other support services to participants.
  4. Assist students and staff in securing appropriate accommodations at a reasonable cost.
  5. Ensure that appropriate healthcare arrangements are made for participating students and staff.