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Postgraduate research opportunity - the Univ of Hong Kong

Postgraduate research opportunity - Department of Geography, the
University of Hong Kong

A postgraduate research opportunity, either at MPhil or PhD levels,
starting in September 2009 is available in the research area of tourism
and sustainable livelihoods. The successful applicant would be admitted
as a full-time candidate and will be part of a university funded
multi-year research project entitled "Tourism as a form of livelihood
diversification: a case study from Lantau, Hong Kong".
Ph.D. applicants with a research masters degree, or Master of
applicants with an honours degree in tourism, recreation, leisure,
local economic development, or relevant disciplines, are welcome to
apply. Preferences will be given to applicants who are interested in
varied research design and is capable of working in a diverse cultural

All applicants are subject to a rigorous screening process in view of
limited places available in the department. Details of the University of
Hong Kong's research degree minimum entrance requirements and
application process can be found at

The University of Hong Kong's research degree application deadline is
December 31st, however in the first instance applicants should send a
letter of interest and C.V. to Dr. Teresa C.H. Tao by December 15th. The
letter of interest will not be treated as an official application.
Full-time research postgraduate students at the University of Hong Kong
are eligible for a postgraduate studentship that equates to a monthly
stipend of HK$13100 (subject to university review) for 3 years of Ph.D.
and 2 years for Master of Philosophy.

The way to AMINEF in Gedung Balai Pustaka

American Indonesian Exchange Foundation
Balai Pustaka Building, 6th. Floor
Jl. Gunung Sahari Raya No. 4
Jakarta 10720, Indonesia

1. The buses which goes to Senen Bus Station all of them pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. Especially which route is through Pasar Baru .

2. Bus Transjakarta, from Blok M you have to change the bus 2-3 times.
Way 1 : from Blok M change the bus in Dukuh Atas bus stop to the bus towards Pulogadung, then take a bus in Pramuka bus stop towards Ancol, this bus pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. The closest bus stop (Budi Utomo) is about 800 meters from Gedung Balai .
Way 2 : From Blok M take the bus in the Harmoni Bus Stop, the bus towards Pulogadung, get down in Senen Bus Stop and walk about 800 meters, or from this bus stop take the bus towards Ancol and get down as mentioned in way 1. About the distance, this two bus stops is about the same. (It is better if you take ojek or bajaj from this bus stop to Gedung Balai Pustaka)

3. If you take taxi with old tariff (TL=Tarif Lama) from blok M with no traffic jam is about Rp. 30.000,00.

4. From Blok M use bus Patas AC 76. Gedung Balai Pustaka is in the right side, after you pass through Depag, and say to conductor "Balai Pustaka"

5. Use a busway from Blok M towards Kota, get down in Sawah Besar bus stop. From here take a Mikrolet M12 towards Senen. After cross road Wahidin and before senen get down and cross the street.

Living Cost in Germany

Living Cost in Germany is vary from city to city, but this is th case if you stay in Aachen, Germany
Student accommodation or private sharing : 180 - 230 euros per month
Food : 10 - 12 euros per day (if eating outside)
Transport for students : free within Aachen and until Koln and Dusseldorf in regional trains)

Living Cost In Austria

Living Cost in Austria is depending on the city, for example the Capital of Austria, Vienna:
- Dormitory is about 250-400 euro per month.
- Living Cost 200-400 euro per month.
- Transportation 128 euro per 4 months (student and age < 26), or 49 euro per month (ordinary)

For visa, it has to be a letter from the University/Scholl in Austria. It takes about 2-3 months.

Where to do GMAT Test

GMAT Tests are held in Jakarta, Indonesia :
1. EEC Slipi +62-21 5320044 or +62-215323176
2. Kaplan GMAT Preparation +62-81388908450, +62-21 5211588, +62-215211701 (Information abaout this test can be asked in that number)
3. Or this number +62-213159225

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