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

JAPANESE

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.