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Postdoctoral Fellowship (Short-term)

This program provides opportunities for pre- and postdoctoral researches from Europe and North America to conduct cooperative research with leading research groups in Japanese universities and other research institutions under the guidance of a host researcher.

Number (world wide) 60 per year (plus an additional 20 for the UK)
Duration of Stay 1 - 12 months
Coverage of
  • Return air ticket
  • Monthly maintenance allowance:
    ¥362,000 (Post-doc Fellows)
    ¥200,000 (Doctoral Fellows)
  • Overseas travel, accident and sickness insurance coverage
  • Settling-in allowance for tenures of 4 or more months: ¥200,000
  • Monthly research support allowance of ¥70,000

1) Application To JSPS London

Application Method UK based researchers submit applications to the JSPS London office
Application Periods: June and December
For more
JSPS London
Contact Address JSPS London

2) Application To JSPS Headquarters

Application Method Application submitted on behalf of the applicant by host researchers in Japan directly to JSPS Headquarters
Application Periods: January, June and October
For more
JSPS Headquarters