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Asia Pacific Internet Governance Academy 2019
Date: 12-16 August (Monday-Friday)
Venue: Sejong Hotel, Seoul, Korea


Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA)

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Co-Sponsors and Partners:  

Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT)

Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC)

Internet Society (ISOC)

DotAsia Organisation

Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Name Association (APTLD)

Korea Internet Governance Alliance (KIGA)

Japan Registry Services (JPRS)

Taiwan Network Information Center (TWNIC)

APIGA 2019 applications have closed. 

Successful applicants will receive a full fellowship to attend APIGA. Selection of suitable applicants will be conducted by a selection committee of representatives from the local host and other relevant organizations.

Kindly note the following:

  • Applicants MUST register an account in the system to access the fellowship application, submit and check the status.

  • If you have previously applied for a regional fellowship (such as the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum) and already registered an account, there is no need to register again or register a different account. 

  • The application period for APIGA 2019 is from 13 May 2019 (Mon)7 June 2019 (Fri).

Eligibility for APIGA

APIGA is designed for motivated undergraduate and graduate students from universities and those engaged in IG relevant entities in the Asia Pacific Region. As the sessions and discussions are conducted in English, a good grasp of the English language is preferred. The program will include group work and projects, and participants are expected to be engaged full-time during the day, as well as outside of academy lecture hours.

Target number of participants: Approx. 40 participants (This is inclusive of approximately 20 Fellowship beneficiaries from the Asia Pacific. Exact number depends on the sponsorship amount available.)

Key Dates

Please take note of the following dates for APIGA 2019:

  • Announcement of Successful Applicants : 19 June 2019
  • Prerequisite Online Learning for APIGA (ISOC, ICANN and APNIC Online Courses) : 1 July 2019 - 2 August 2019 (5 weeks)

*Kindly note that the dates are subject to changes, so please check back closer to these dates.

About the Asia Pacific Internet Governance Academy

The Asia Pacific Internet Governance Academy (APIGA) is a 5-day capacity development workshop focused on topics related to Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and Internet governance. It is targeted at, but not limited to, undergraduate and graduate students from universities and tertiary educational institutions in South Korea and Asia Pacific. Anyone between the age of 18 and 35 from the Asia Pacific region, interested in Internet governance issues and related international activities, is welcome to participate. 

More information on APIGA can be found at the Asia Pacific Internet Governance Academy page.

Youths in action at APIGA 2018.


The program is available here: Program for APIGA 2019.

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