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By supporting exchange programs implemented by Japanese universities and research institutions, the “Invitation Program for East Asian Young Researchers” works to establish and expand networks with researchers mainly from Asian countries. It also helps to develop high-caliber human resources and to create a regional science and technology community.
2. Countries Covered
The program is aimed at promoting exchanges with academic research institutions in ASEAN-member countries (Indonesia, Cambodia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar and Laos). To more effectively pursue exchange with these countries, Australia, New Zealand and India may also be included in exchange projects.
3. Fields of Research
All fields of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences are included under this program.
4-1 Host Institution
Japanese universities and research institutions are eligible to be a host institution under this program.
4-2 Eligibility Requirements for Invited Young Researchers
*At least 10 young researchers should be supported under each project.
5. Duration of Project Funding
6. Amount of Funding
Up to ¥10 million per project