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

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



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TEL+81-3-3263-3444, 3810


JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Overseas Researchers (Standard)

The purpose of this program is to provide opportunities for young postdoctoral researchers from overseas to conduct, under the guidance of their hosts, cooperative research with leading research groups in Japanese universities and other institutions.

Application through Open Recruitment in Japan (Application by a Japanese host researcher)


Application through an Overseas Nominating Authority

List of Overseas Nominating Authorities / Application Guidelines / Application Form

JSPS also receives applications for these programs through nominating authorities in other countries. For information on the application procedure, please contact directly the nominating authority in your country.