CONTACT

Overseas Fellowship Division, International Program Department,
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, JAPAN

Standard
TEL+81-3-3263-3444
E-mailpostdoc-standardjsps.go.jp

Short-term
TEL+81-3-3263-3810
E-mailpostdoc-shortjsps.go.jp

Pathway to University Positions in Japan
TEL+81-3-3263-3444, 3810
E-mailpostdoc-pathwayjsps.go.jp

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Fellowships

To promote international scientific cooperation, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science encourages highly qualified researchers from the worldover to come to and conduct joint research activities with colleagues at Japanese universities and research institutes.
JSPS offers five postdoctoral fellowship programs, each with different eligibility requirements.

Pre/Postdocs
Postdocs

Summer Program
Young pre-/post-doctoral researchers from France, Germany, Sweden, the UK, Canada and the U.S. are invited to Japan over a period of two months during the summer to pursue research under the guidance of host researchers in universities and research institutions in Japan.

Strategic Program
Young and excellent pre-/post-doctoral researchers with high future potential from selected countries are strategically invited to Japan for the period of three to twelve months in order to build collaborative research relationships with Japanese colleagues.

Short-term Program
Young and excellent pre- /post-doctoral researchers from Europe, Canada and the U.S. are invited to Japan to conduct cooperative research with leading research groups in universities and other institutions in Japan for the period of one to twelve months.

Standard Program
Young and excellent postdoctoral researchers from other countries are provided with opportunities to conduct cooperative research with leading research groups in universities and other Japanese institutions for the period of 12 to 24 months.

Pathway to University Positions in Japan
Aimed at promoting the employment of overseas researchers in full-time position at Japanese universities, this program offers the universities a funded means of inviting postdoctoral researchers from other countries to do pre-employment research in their institutions.

What's New

11/30/2016
Changing Maintenance Allowance Payment for Standard and Pathway Fellows
10/20/2016
List of Selected Fellows under the 4th Recruitment of FY2016-2017 Program (Short-term) is posted.
7/29/2016
List of Selected Fellows under the Second Recruitment of FY2016-2017 Program (Standard) is posted.
07/15/2016
List of Selected Fellows under the 3rd Recruitment of FY2016-2017 Program (Short-term) is posted.
04/25/2016
The Call for JSPS Fellowship Program for Overseas Researchers, JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Overseas Researchers (Standard/Short-term/Pathway to University Positions in Japan) FY2017 was posted.
04/11/2016
List of Selected Fellows under the 2nd Recruitment of FY2016-2017 Program (Short-term) is posted.
02/01/2016
List of Selected Fellows under the 1st Recruitment of FY2016-2017 Program (Short-term) is posted.
01/18/2016
List of Selected Fellows under the Recruitment of FY2016-2017 Program (Pathway to University Positions in Japan) is posted.
12/21/2015
List of Selected Fellows under the First Recruitment of FY2016-2017 Program (Standard) is posted.
10/29/2015
List of Selected Fellows under the 4th Recruitment of FY2015-2016 Program (Short-term) is posted.
09/08/2015
The call for JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Overseas Researchers 2016 by applying through nominating authorities was posted.
08/04/2015
List of Selected Fellows under the Second Recruitment of FY2015-2016 Program (Standard) is posted.
07/03/2015
List of Selected Fellows under the 3rd Recruitment of FY2015-2016 Program (Short-term) is posted.
04/27/2015
The Call for JSPS Fellowship Program for Overseas Researchers, JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Overseas Researchers (Standard/Short-term/Pathway to University Positions in Japan) FY2016 was posted.
03/31/2015
List of Selected Fellows under the 2nd Recruitment of FY2015-2016 Program (Short-term) is posted.
03/02/2015
List of Selected Fellows under the Recruitment of FY2015-2016 Program (Pathway to University Positions in Japan) is posted.
03/02/2015
List of Selected Fellows under the 1st Recruitment of FY2015-2016 Program (Short-term) is posted.
01/16/2015
List of Selected Fellows under the First Recruitment of FY2015-2016 Program (Standard) is posted.
11/21/2014
The call for JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Overseas Researchers 2015 by applying through nominating authorities was posted.
08/08/2014
List of Selected Fellows under the Second Recruitment of FY2014-2015 Program (Standard) is posted.
05/23/2014
The Call for JSPS Fellowship Program for Overseas Researchers,JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Overseas Researchers (Standard/Short-term/Pathway to University  Positions in Japan) FY2015 was posted.
02/26/2014
List of Selected Fellows under the Recruitment of FY2014-2015 Program (Pathway to University Positions in Japan) is posted.
01/31/2014
Program Guidelines for FY2014 (The JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers) is posted.
01/10/2014
List of Selected Fellows under the First Recruitment of FY2014-2015 Program (Standard) is posted.
12/12/2013
The call for JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers 2014 by applying through nominating authorities was posted.

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