Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Frontiers of Science Symposium


JSPS supports Frontiers of Science (FoS) symposiums that provide a platform for talented young researchers (up to 45 years of age) to engage in cross-disciplinary discussions on leading edge scientific topics. The symposiums aim to contribute to the development of new academic disciplines and the fostering of future generations of leaders. The participants lodge together over the 3-day period and attend all of the sessions.
The format and implementation policy of these symposiums are determined by the JSPS FoS Symposium Advisory Board.
FoS symposiums have been carried out in cooperation with the National Academy of Sciences in the US and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany (JAGFOS), Royal Society in the UK (UK-Japan FoS), The Royal Society of Canada and Canadian Institute for Advanced Research in Canada (JCFoS),  Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in France (JFFoS), and Israeli Ministry of Innovation, Science & Technology in Israel (JIFoS).

Call for Applicants

We release the English version of Japanese-Israeli FoS Symposium and Japanese-French FoS Symposium in 2024 Application Guidelines for Discussant and Application Forms on April 6, 2023.

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