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The API Fellowships Program is a regional program, operated through the partnership of The Nippon Foundation (TNF) with five institutions in Asia.

There is one designated academic institution (called Partner Institution or PI), which operates as the secretariat of the Program in each of these five Participating Countries: Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand. Among PIs, Thailand PI has been serving as the Coordinating Institution since 2005 and played the role as a secretariat for regional level activities.

The API has expanded to the countries of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) in recent years. Currently, the Thailand PI acts as the secretariat for the Program in the CLV countries.

The Nippon Foundation

The Nippon Foundation is an independent, non-profit, grant-making organization that was founded in 1962. It supports projects both in Japan and overseas. It funds activities in three areas: social welfare and volunteer support, maritime research and development, and overseas cooperative assistance. It works with other non-profit organizations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations.
The Nippon Foundation
International Program Department
Address: 1-2-2 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-8404 Japan
URL: http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/
Tel: +81-3-6229-5181
Fax: +81-3-6229-5180
E-mail: api@ps.nippon-foundation.or.jp

API Coordinating Institution

Institute of Asian Studies (IAS), Chulalongkorn University
Address: 3rd Floor, Prajadhipok-Rambhai Barni Building, Chulalongkorn University
Phyathai Road, Bangkok 10330 Thailand
Contact Persons: Ms. Michiko Yoshida / Ms. Ratana Poopitakchatkaew
URL: http://www.api-fellowships.org
Tel: +66-2218-7422
Fax: +66-2652-5283
E-mail: ci@api-fellowships.org

API Partner Institutions

Research Center for Regional Resources, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (PSDR-LIPI)
Address: Widya Graha, 9th Floor, Jln. Jen. Gatot Subroto No. 10, Jakarta 12170 Indonesia
Contact Persons: Dr. John Haba / Dr. Yekti Maunati
URL: http://www.api-indonesia.info
Tel: +62-21-526-5152 / 525-1542 ext. 680 / 686
Fax: +62-21-526-5152 / 570-1232
E-mail: darahkubiru@yahoo.com / yektim@yahoo.com

Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University
Address: 46 Shimoadachi-cho, Yoshida, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501 Japan
Contact Persons: Ms. Naoko Maeno / Ms. Nami Yamamoto
URL: http://www.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/api/
Tel: +81-75-753-7348 / 7391
Fax: +81-75-753-7165 / 761-1005
E-mail: api@cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS)
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Address: 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Contact Person: Ms. Dorothy Fernandez-Robert / Ms. Noraini Dhiauddin
URL: http://www.ukm.my/ikmas/eng/api.htm
Tel: + 60-3-8929-3576 / 3205
Fax: +60-3-8926-1022 / 9253
E-mail: drob@ukm.my / ainidee@ukm.my / apifellowships@yahoo.com

School of Social Sciences, Ateneo de Manila University
Address: Ground floor, Center for Community Services (CCS) Building
Social Development Complex, Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1108 Philippines
Contact Person: Ms. Clarissa Mijares / Ms. Jean-Marie Isabelle D. Lau Wang
URL: http://www.apiprogramphilippines.com/
Tel: +63-2-426-6001 ext. 5205 / 5240
Fax: +63-2-426-1279
E-mail: cmijares.api@gmail.com / api@admu.edu.ph/ apiprogram.office@gmail.com

Institute of Asian Studies (IAS), Chulalongkorn University
Address: 2nd Floor, Prajadhipok-Rambhai Barni Building, Chulalongkorn University, Phyathai Road, Bangkok 10330 Thailand
Contact Persons: Ms. Michiko Yoshida / Ms. Somkamol Yongkrittaya
URL: http://www.api-fellowships.org/body/thailand.php
Tel: +66-2218-7409 / +66-2218-7422
Fax: +66-2218-7409 / +66-2652-5283
E-mail: api_fellowships@chula.ac.th

API Executive Committee (EXECO)

The API EXECO reviews, discusses, and decides on the policy and management of the API Fellowships Program in the region towards its continued improvement. It reconsiders the themes and other conditions of the Program to determine if they are appropriate to the needs of society, and modifies the same, if necessary. It also discusses and decides on the activities of the API Community including the Regional and Country Projects.

API International Selection Committee (ISC)

Dr. Azyumardi Azra
Director, Graduate School, State Islamic University, Jakarta

Dr. Jose M. Cruz, S. J.
Vice President for University and Global Relations, Ateneo de Manila University

Dr. Mary Racelis
Professorial Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, Graduate School, University of the Philippines, Diliman

Prof. Surichai Wun'Gaeo
Director, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, Chulalongkorn University

Prof. Dr. Koji Tanaka
Director (Special Assignment Professor), The Hakubi Center for Advanced Research, Kyoto University

Mr. Tatsuya Tanami
Executive Director, The Nippon Foundation

Prof. Dr. Taufik Abdullah
Chiar, Social Science Commission, Indonesian Academy of Science;
Research Professor, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)

Prof. Madya Dr. Rashila Ramli
Director, Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Dr. Yoko Hayami
Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University

Special Advisor

Prof. Prawase Wasi, M.D.
Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Mahidol University

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