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Programmes to Invite Japanese Researchers to Overseas Research Group

Programme for Advancing Strategic International Networks to Accelerate the Circulation of Talented Researchers

10 February 2018

This program works to foster excellent young Japanese researchers who will form the nucleus of networks that are formed by Japanese research groups with a high degree of potential, that draw upon the international circulation of good brains, and that carry out international joint research with top-ranked overseas research institutions. It does this by supporting Japanese universities and research institutions with programs to dispatch for long stays young Japanese researchers to counterpart countries and to invite researchers from those countries to Japan.

We are not going to make a call for FY2018 and in the further future.

 

Call for FY2017
Number of awards available Approximately 10-15 projects
Duration of Stay 1-3 year (FY2017-FY2019)
Application Method:

Send your application under the name of the head
of the Japanese institution to JSPS Headquarters.

Application Period: 8-10 May 2017
Total amount of
project funding

Up to 40 million Japanese Yen per year for each project

(Up to 25 million Japanese Yen for FY2017 only)

which includes:

1) Project Implementation costs

2) Project Management costs worth up to 10% of the Project Implementation costs

 

Coverage of
Project Funding

1) Project implementation costs including:

a) Travel expenses for sending young researchers from Japan and inviting researchers to Japan

b) Research expenses for international joint research such as:

・Travel expenses for the project leader and other members, who travel to supervise the candidate, travel expenses for data collection, investigation, meetings and presentations of research outcomes, travel expenses for inviting guest speakers (level of the guest speakers is not limited, however the preference is for senior researchers to be involved).

・Capital investment necessary to conduct a project

・Honoraria

・Costs of expendable supplies

.2) Project management costs
Link to JSPS
Tokyo Website
http://www.jsps.go.jp/j-zunoujunkan3/index.html (Japanese)

 

For more detailed information about the application process, please click here:

Full details of the programme can be found in Japanese using the following link. : http://www.jsps.go.jp/j-zunoujunkan3/index.html