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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
TEL +81-3-3263-1918/1724
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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.

JRPs-LEAD with DFG (FY 2018) – 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 2018, counterpart applicants have to submit their proposals to DFG, which conduct document reviews. Japanese applicants have to register their basic information using the JSPS Online Application 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 2019) – Closed –

SNSF conducts a two-stage screening process (pre-proposal phase and full proposal phase). Only proposals that pass SNSF's pre-screening can apply as Full Proposals to both JSPS and SNSF. Japanese and Swiss applicants have to submit their Full Proposals to JSPS and SNSF, respectively. Japanese applicants are require to prepare their proposals in English.
The contents of the research plan in the two full proposals submit to both agencies must be identical. If the contents are found to differ, screening or selection of the project may be cancelled.


Schedule・Selection Procedure

NSFC (FY 2019)
Closed
UKRI (FY 2021)
Closed
DFG (FY 2018)
Closed
SNSF (FY 2019)
Closed
Opening Date of Call for Proposals April 2019 April 2021 April 2018 March 2018
Closing Date of Call for Proposals 28 June 2019 5 p.m. 14 July 2021 (JST) 5 June 2018 Pre-proposals deadline(SNSC) 13 June 2018 (CET)
Notification of pre-screening results Around September 2018
Full proposals deadline 28 November 2018
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 document reviews carried out by DFG reviewers and joint panel reviews carried out between JSPS and DGF Selection of projects is made via document reviews conducted by JSPS International Program Committee and joint panel reviews carried out between JSPS and SNSF
Notify Review Results Around December 2019 Around October 2021 Around December 2018 Around May 2019
Start Project From January to March 2020 on 1 December, 2021 From January to March 2019 From June 2019 to March 2020
*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 2018)
Closed
SNSF (FY 2019)
Closed
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

FY2018 Call for Proposals

PDF

(Only in Japanese)

FY2019 Call for Proposals

PDF

(Only in Japanese)

Application Form

Application form
(Only in Japanese)

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Application Form※

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Financial Form※

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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.
※Financial Form:
Japanese PI must prepare the form that describes the appropriateness and necessity of research expenditure and the summary of budget plan in English and submit it via German PI to DFG.

※※Registration Form
Due to system requirement, you should attach a specified file to go to the next page on the screen to register basic information in JSPS Online Application System. Please download the registration form from the screen and attach it to register. Note that any files attached other than the file will not be reviewed.
Japanese PI must prepare their proposals in English.
*For details about the "Review Section Table," please refer to this page.