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JSPS International Fellowships for Research in Japan

UK Academic Information

Summer Programme

For pre/ postdoctoral researchers to experience research and cultural aspects in Japan for 2 months.
JSPS London Newsletter

Postdoctoral Fellowship (Short-term)

For pre/ postdoctoral researchers to conduct collaborative research in Japan for 1-12 months.
Research Papers by JSPS London Staff Members

Postdoctoral Fellowship (Standard)

For Early-career Postdoctoral Researchers to conduct collaborative research in Japan for 1-2 years.
UK Academic Information

Parhway to University Positions in Japan

For postdoctoral researchers pursuing full-time positions in Japanese institutions to do pre-employment research for 1-2 years
JSPS London Newsletter

Invitational Fellowship (Long-term)

For mid-career level researchers to visit Japan to engage in collaborative research for 2-10 months.
Research Papers by JSPS London Staff Members

Invitational Fellowship (Short-term)

For mid to senior level researchers to visit Japan to conduct collaborative research activities for 14-60 days.


Research Papers by JSPS London Staff Members

Invitational Fellowship (Short-term S)

For distinguished researchers with achivements at a Nobel Prize level to be invited to give lectures and conduct other academic activities in Japan for 7-30 days.

Bilateral Progremmes

Bilateral Progremmes

Bilateral Programmes (Type A)

Type A: Bilateral Joint Projects with JSPS’ Counterpart Institutions.
for research groups to engage in a collaborative research project between 2 countries based on MoU
Bilateral Progremmes

Bilateral Programmes (Type B)

Type B: Open Partnership Joint Projects/Seminars
for research groups to engage in a collaborative research project between 2 countries based on MoU

Multilateral Progremmes

Multilateral Progremmes

Core-to-Core Programmes

for institutions to conduct their collaborative research and foster promising young researchers in their institutions.
Multilateral Progremmes

Open Research Area for the Social Sciences

for research groups from all social science disciplines to build Europe-Japan collaborative projects .
Multilateral Progremmes

G8 Research Councils Initiative

for research groups in the member countries to carry out multi-national joint research projects .

JSPS Alumni and JBUK Members Programme

BRIDGE Fellowship

BRIDGE Fellowship

for JSPS Alumni Members to revisit Japan to Develop their Research Network and Enpand Collaborative Activities .
Research Papers by JSPS London Staff Members

JSPS London Symposium / Seminar Scheme

for JSPS Alumni and JBUK Members to Hold UK-Japan Symposia or Seminars in the UK.
JBUK Japan Award

JBUK Japan Award

for JBUK Members to Visit Japan for a short period of time to Build up their Network between Japan and the UK and Find Collaborative Possibilities.

Programmes to Invite Japanese Researchers to Overseas Research Group

Overseas Challenge Programme for Young Researchers

Overseas Challenge Programme for Young Researchers

for Japanese Doctoral Students to Go Overseas to Challenge a New Research Environment and to engage in joint research with researchers in other countries 3-12 months.
Overseas Research Fellowships

Overseas Research Fellowships

for young Japanese researchers with PhD to carry out long-term research at an overseas university or research institution.
Research Fellowships for Young Scientists

Research Fellowships for Young Scientists

for young researchers from doctoral students to postdoctoral researchers based in Japan to do research activities including research vist to overseas institutions.


Advancing Strategic International Networks

Advancing Strategic International Networks

For Japanese Research Groups to Send their Excellent Young Researchers to overseas counterparts to develop their research career and international network.
Grants in Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)

Grants in Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)

for established researchers like PIs to conduct research activities including research visit to overseas institutions.