KOICA Fellowship Program (CIAT Program) aims to share important technical skills and knowledge to build capacities for sustainable socio-economic development of Cambodia by inviting policy makers and technical staff members to learn about the development experience of Korea.
With a variety of types of training program as well as a number of sectors focused provided through the programs, KOICA plays an important role in assisting the human development of Cambodia. All the trainers that have received the knowledge and skills from the training courses in Korea are highly encouraged to apply them to improve the systems and organizations of their own in their home country.
From 1994 until 2017, KOICA has invited approximately 2718 Cambodian officials to attend the training courses in Korea.
Types of Training Program:
By Participating Country:
Country-Specific Training Program: Customized programs reflecting the demand and reality of a partner country
Regional Training Program: Customized programs for solving common development goals for a specific region
Global Training Program: Participants from multiple countries
Short-term Training Program: Courses with a training period of less than 1 month
Mid-term Training Program: Courses with a training period between 2 to 6 months
Multi-year Training Program: Training courses for 3 consecutive years
Long-term Training Program: Professional courses with a period of one year or more, such as a master’s course
By Cooperation Method:
Regular Training Program: Training courses entrusted to a domestic organization in Korea, mainly funded by KOICA
Joint Training Program: Training courses carried out by KOICA and another donor country
Cooperative Training Program: Training courses offered jointly by KOICA and an international organization.
Note: Beside the above five major types of training programs, KOICA provides the in-project training program, concerning the ODA’s projects which participants are selected to train in the Republic of Korea.