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International Research Cooperation Division Ⅱ, International Program Department,
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
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International Joint Research Program Joint Research Projects with SNSF (JRPs)

Joint Research Programs: How to apply

Application Procedure

Proposals must be jointly prepared by Japanese applicants and their counterparts.


JRP with NSFC (FY 2019) – Closed –

Japanese and Chinese applicants have to submit their proposals to JSPS and NSFC, respectively. Proposals submitted in only one country are not eligible. The contents of the research plan must be identical in both proposals. If the contents are found to differ, screening or selection of the project may be cancelled.

JRP-LEAD with UKRI (FY 2021) – Closed –

For this program, the Lead Agency process is utilized for the proposal screening (screening and selection of proposals for the international joint research projects is carried out by one of the science-promotion agencies. Both agencies supports the selected projects). For the call in FY 2021, Japanese applicants have to submit their proposals to JSPS, which conduct document reviews, using the JSPS Online Application System. As the application guidelines and forms have been changed,
applicants have to check the current guidelines of JSPS when applying for the program.

JRP-LEAD with DFG (FY 2022) –Open–

For this program, the Lead Agency process is utilized for the proposal screening (screening and selection of proposals for the international joint research projects is carried out by one of the science-promotion agencies. Both agencies supports the selected projects). For the call in FY 2022, The Japanese and German researchers are to cooperate in preparing the research plan. And Japanese PIs are to submit their application to JSPS, using the JSPS Online Application System. Applicants from Germany are to submit their proposals (including scientific CVs of all applicants in Japan and Germany) through DFG’s electronic proposal processing system. It is not allowed to make application just to one of the agencies. As the application guidelines and forms have been changed, applicants have to check the current guidelines of their agencies when applying for the programs.

JRPs with SNSF (FY 2022) –Open–

The PIs on both the Japanese and Swiss sides must submit a single joint application to SNSF (please see SNSF’s call for proposals for details). Applications will not be accepted unless both Japanese and Swiss PIs have completed the required procedures and submitted the prescribed documents. Japanese researchers only need to submit the basic information to JSPS via JSPS Online Application System. Applications to SNSF must be in English and will be shared with JSPS. All Swiss applicants should check their eligibility before applying. Potential Swiss applicants are invited to contact SNSF to clarify their eligibility.


Schedule・Selection Procedure

NSFC (FY 2019)
Closed
UKRI (FY 2021)
Closed
DFG (FY 2022)
Open
SNSF (FY 2022)
Open
Opening Date of Call for Proposals April 2019 April 2021 7 March 2022 1 April 2022
Closing Date of Call for Proposals 28 June 2019 5 p.m. 14 July 2021 (JST)

5 p.m. 8 June

2022 (JST)

5 p.m. 30 June

2022 (JST)
Selection Procedure Selection of projects is made via document and panel reviews carried out by JSPS International Program Committee and joint evaluation between JSPS and NSFC Selection of projects is made via document reviews conducted by JSPS International Program Committee and joint panel reviews carried out between JSPS and UKRI Selection of projects is made via a document review conducted by JSPS International Program Committee and a joint panel review carried out between JSPS and DGF Selection of projects is made via document and panel reviews conducted by SNSF.
Notify Review Results Around December 2019 Around October 2021 Around November 2022 Around December 2022
Start Project From January to March 2020 on 1 December, 2021 on 1 December 2022 on 1 January 2023
*JSPS receives applications via its on-line application system. For details, please refer to the following webpage:
(only in Japanese)
https://www-shinsei.jsps.go.jp/topkokusai/top_kokusai.html

Application Guidelines/Forms

Download

NSFC (FY 2019)
Closed
UKRI (FY 2021)
Closed
DFG (FY 2022)
Open
SNSF (FY 2022)
Open
Call for Proposals

FY2019 Call for Proposals

PDF

(Only in Japanese)

FY2021 Call for Proposals
*June 21, 2021
Revision was made on page 5.
* April 27, 2021
Revision was made on page 8.

PDF

FY2022 Call for Proposals


(Japanese Ver.)PDF (English Ver.)PDF

FY2022 Call for Proposals


(Japanese Ver.)PDF (English Ver.)PDF

Application Form

Application form
(Only in Japanese)

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Application Form※

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Application Form※

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Others ※Please select Document review section from the research field of Humanities or Social sciences (Panel Review Section must be Humanities or Social sciences).

Japanese PI must prepare their proposals in English.

The Japanese and UK researchers are to cooperate in preparing their proposals.

UK PI are to prepare “Justification of Resources for UK Costs” form which is the makeup of the UK PIs’ funding, and submit it via Japanese PI to JSPS
※ Japanese PI
must prepare their proposals in English. Japanese PI must submit a single joint application to JSPS on behalf of the combined Japanese and German research team, using the application form. German PI must submit the same application document to DFG for an eligibility check, and supplementary documents also.
JSPS Financial FormWOR Japanese PI must prepare JSPS Financial Form in English and hand it to Swiss PI to submit it with other application documents to SNSF. Also, Japanese researchers need to submit the basic information to JSPS via JSPS Online Application System.
Swiss PI must submit an application and supplementary documents to SNSF.
*For details about the "Review Section Table," please refer to this page.