International Policy Planning Division,
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Kojimachi Business Center Building, 5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, JAPAN

JSPS International Joint Research Program

International Joint Research Program Joint Research Projects with SNSF (JRPs)

Joint Research Projects with SNSF (JRPs)-How to apply

Application Procedure

Proposals are to be jointly prepared by the Swiss and Japanese applicants.
However, they must be submitted separately to the SNSF and to JSPS. Proposals submitted only in one country are not eligible. The contents of the research plan must be identical in both applications.

SNSF website;


16 March 2016 Opening date of 2016 call for Proposals
6 June 2016 Closing date of 2016 call for Proposals
Around December 2016 Notify review results
From January to March 2017 Start project

*JSPS receives applications via its on-line application system. For details, please refer to the following webpage: (only in Japanese)

Application guidelines/forms


FY2016 Call for Proposals
*Japanese only
Application form
*Japanese only

*Supplementary document
Japanese main applicants are to submit the following supplementary document to JSPS:
- A full version of the application submitted to SNSF