List of the adopted programs(FY2009)

No. Academic Fields Project Titles
Click the titles to see each project's abstract.
Japan Foreign Countries Project Starting Date
Principal University Main Faculty
Click the name of the faculty to see each project's website.
Other Faculties Cooperating Universities Overseas Partner Institutes
1 Humanities Construction of an International Collaboration System for the Training of Young Researchers Specializing in the Humanities in Non-English European Areas Tokyo University of Foreign Studies Graduate School of Global Studies Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa None
  • Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 (France)
  • Université de Provence (Aix-MarseilleⅠ) (France)
  • Università di Bologna (Italy)
  • Università degli Studi di Roma Sapienza (Italy)
  • Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nü rnberg (Germany)
  • Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal)
  • Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)
  • M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia)
Apr. 1,
2 Social Sciences Training Program for Researchers Capable of Disseminating Knowledge on Laws of Asian Countries and Legal Assistance Activities in Asia Nagoya University Graduate School of Laws, Department of Combined Graduate Program Center for Asian Legal Exchange None
  • University of Washington (U.S.A.)
  • Library of Congress (U.S.A.)
  • University of Victoria (Canada)
  • The University of Melbourne (Australia)
  • University of Ex-Marseille No.3 (France)
  • London University (U.K.)
  • Lund University (Sweden)
  • Saint-Petersburg State University (Russia)
  • Thammasat University (Thailand)
  • China University of Political Science and Law (China)
  • Hanoi Law University (Viet Nam)
  • National University of Laos (Laos)
  • Royal University of Law and Economics (Cambodia)
  • National University of Mongolia (Mongolia)
  • Tashkent State Institute of Law (Uzbekistan)
Apr. 1,
3 Mathematical and Physical Sciences International Training of Leading Young Researchers in Mathematical Sciences Borderless Fundamental Science and Technology Keio University Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Technology Center for Integrative Mathematics None
  • University of California, Berkeley (U.S.A.)
  • Boston University (U.S.A.)
  • Yale University (U.S.A.)
  • McGill University (Canada)
  • Ecole Polytechnique (France)
  • Ecole Centrale Intergroup (France)
  • Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) (Switzerland)
  • Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) (Switzerland)
  • University of Warwick (U.K.)
  • Nankai University (China)
  • Yonsei University (Korea)
Apr. 1,
4 Chemistry Step-up Educational Program for Young Bio-Material Scientists On an International Training Network Nara Institute of Science and Technology Graduate School of Materials Science None None
  • University of California, Davis (U.S.A.)
  • Universite de Paul Sabatier (France)
  • Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Apr. 1,
5 Chemistry Japan-Europe-US International Training Program for Young Generation in Molecular Materials Science for Development of Molecular Devices Tokyo Institute of Technology Science Division, Graduate School of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Chemistry and Materials Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Chemistry Graduate School of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Physical Electronics, Graduate School of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Electronic Chemistry, Graduate School of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Environmental Chemistry and Engineering, Interdisciplinary  Graduate School of Science and Engineering
  • Kyoto University Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS)
  • Nagoya University Graduate School of Science
  • Kyushu Institute of Technology Graduate School of Life Science and Systems Engineering
  • National Institutes of Natural Sciences Institute for Molecular Science
  • University of Rennes 1 (France)
  • Florida State University (U.S.A.)
  • Durham University (U.K.)
Apr. 1,
6 Engineering Sciences Young Scientist-Training Program for World Ceramics Network Nagoya Institute of Technology Institute of Ceramics Research and Education None None
  • Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Céramique Industrielle (ENSCI) (France)
  • Imperial College London (U.K.)
  • University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany)
Apr. 1,
7 Biological Sciences International Research and Training Program on Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Kyoto University Bioinformatics Center, Institute for Chemical Research Division of Bioinformatics and Chemical Genomics, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences None
  • Boston University (U.S.A.)
  • "Genomics and Systems Biology of Molecular Networks" Group (IRTG)
    • Humboldt University Berlin (Germany)
    • Free University Berlin (Germany)
    • Max Planck Institute (Germany)
Apr. 1,
8 Biological Sciences International Training Program for Young Researchers :
Primate Origins of Human Evolution (HOPE)
Kyoto University Primate Research Institute Wildlife Research Center None
  • Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Germany)
  • Harvard University (U.S.A.)
  • University of Cambridge (U.K.)
  • Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies (Italy)
  • Ecole Normal Superieure (France)
  • Institut de Recherche Environnementale de Bossou (Guinea)
  • Pusan National University (Korea)
  • University of Yangon (Myanmar)
  • National University of Laos (Laos)
  • Saigon Zoo and Botanical Garden (Viet Nam)
  • Bogor Agricultural University (Indonesia)
  • Andalas University (Indonesia)
  • Chulalongkorn University (Thailand)
  • University of Malaysia Sabah (Malaysia)
  • Guangxi Normal University (China)
  • Bugando University (Tanzania)
  • Nairobi Museum (Kenya)
  • Research Center for Ecology and Forestry (Congo)
  • Mbarara University of Science and Technology (Uganda)
Apr. 1,
9 Agricultural Sciences Program for training young scientists through “Plant Science for Health" consortium Chiba University Graduate School of Horticulture
  • Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Center for Environment, Health, and Field Sciences

  • Mahidol University (Thailand)
  • Tsinghua University (China)
  • Tsinghua University (China)
  • Washington University (U.S.A.)
  • University of Arizona (U.S.A.)
  • Bogor Agricultural University (Indonesia)
Apr. 1,
10 Medical,Dental and Pharmaceutical Sciences Nurturing of science master/mentor seamlessly cooperating with undergraduate and graduate education Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Science None None
  • The Paris School of Neuroscience (France)
  • University of Washington (U.S.A.)
  • University of Michigan Medical School (U.S.A.)
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (U。S.A.)
  • Medical College of Georgia (U.S.A.)
  • University Hospital of Münster (Germany)
  • University of California, San Diego (U.S.A.)
Apr. 1,


List of the adopted programs(FY2008)

No. Academic Fields Project Titles
Click the titles to see each project's abstract.
Japan Foreign Countries Project Starting Date
Principal University Main Faculty
Click the name of the faculty to see each project's website.
Other Faculties Cooperating Universities Overseas Partner Institutes
1 Humanities Global On - Site Training Program for Young Researchers on the Protection of Cultural Heritage and Art Work Ritsumeikan-Global Innovation Research Organization Ritsumeikan-Global Innovation Research Organization Research Center for Disaster Mitigation of Cultural Heritage, Art Research Center None
  • Univ. of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (U.K.)
  • UNESCO (France)
  • International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) (Italy)
  • Univ. of Sassari, Faculty of Architecture (Italy)
  • Thammasat University, Faculty of Architecture and Planning (Thailand)
  • Univ. of Sheffield, Centre for Well-being in Public Policy, Department of Geography (U.K.)
  • Univ. of British Columbia, Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre (Canada)
  • Columbia University, The Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture (U.S.A)
  • Honolulu Academy of Arts (U.S.A)
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (U.S.A)
  • The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), Asian Pacific Office (UN ESCAP) (Switzerland)
Apr. 1,
2 Humanities Multilateral Education and Research Program for a Symbiosis Society in East Asia Kobe University Office for the Promotion of International Exchange
  • Graduate School of Humanitie
  • Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies
  • Sun Yat - sen University, School of Humanities (China)
  • National Taiwan University, Institute for Advanced Studies and Social Sciences (Taiwan)
  • Sungkyunkwan University, Academy of East Asian Studies (Korea)
  • Seoul National University, Institute for Japanese Studies (Korea)
  • Univ. of Washington, College of Arts and Sciences (U.S.A)
  • Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, Asia-Pacific Centre (France)
  • School of Oriental and African Studies, Univ. of London, Japan Research Centre (U.K.)
Apr. 1,
3 Social Sciences The program for the Development of Post - Doctoral Slavic Eurasia Specialists: Trans - Border and Comparative Approaches Hokkaido University Slavic Research Center None None
  • Harvard University, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies (U.S.A)
  • Woodrow Wilson Center, Kennan Institute (U.S.A)
  • Oxford University, St. Antony's College, Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre (U.K.)
Apr. 1,
4 Mathematical and Physical Sciences The International Sending - Elevating Project for Young Mathematicians Based on Singularity, Topology and Mathematical Analysis: Hokudai Model Hokkaido University Faculty of Science Department of Mathematics None
  • Fudan University, Department of Mathematics (China)
  • Seoul National University, Department of Mathematical Sciences (Korea)
  • Korea Institute for Advanced Study, School of Mathematics (Korea)
  • National Taiwan University, Department of Mathematics (Taiwan)
  • National University of Singapore, Department of Mathematics (Singapore)
  • Nanyang Technological University, Division of Mathematical Sciences (Singapore)
  • Univ.y of Valencia, College of Mathematics (Spain)
  • Univ. of Grenoble I, Fourier Institute (France)
  • Univ. of Provence, Centre of Mathematics and Informatics (France)
  • Univ. of Trieste, Department of Mathematics and Informatics (Italy)
  • Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Mathematics (Poland)
  • Univ. of Durham, Department of Mathematical Sciences (U.K.)
  • Univ.of Liverpool, Department of Mathematical Sciences (U.K.)
  • Univ. of São Paulo, Institute of Mathematics and Computer Sciences (Brazil)
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (U.S.A)
  • University of California, Berkeley, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (U.S.A)
  • Univ. of Michigan, Department of Mathematics (U.S.A)
  • New York University, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences (U.S.A)
  • Pennsylvania State University, Department of Mathematics (U.S.A)
Apr. 1,
5 Mathematical and Physical Sciences Fostering of Advanced Female Scientists at Ochanomizu University - Be the Next Marie Curie! - Ochanomizu University Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences Advanced Science None
  • Univ. Louis Pasteur, Laboratory of Quantum Chemistry/ Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (France)
  • Vienna University of Technology, Institute of Applied Synthetic Chemistry (Austria)
  • Univ. of Wuppertal, Department of Chemistry, Department of Physics (Germany)
  • The City of Paris Industrial Physics and Chemistry Higher Educational Institution, Hydrodynamics and Mechanics Laboratory (France)
  • Montpellier 2 University, Nanomaterials Laboratory (France)
  • Univ. of Strathclyde, Department of Physics (U.K.)
Apr. 1,
6 Engineering Sciences Asia - Europe International Training Program for Young Investigators in Eco - Bio Technology Tokyo Institute of Technology Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology
  • Department of Life Science
  • Department of Biological Sciences
  • Department of Biological Information
  • Department of Bioengineering
  • Department of Biomolecular Engineering
  • Imperial College London, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering (U.K.)
  • Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Department of Chemistry (Switzerland)
  • Univ. of Heidelberg/German Cancer Research Centre, Medical Faculty (Germany)
  • Tsinghua University, Department of Chemical Engineering and Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology (China)
Apr. 1 ,
7 Engineering Sciences Program for Incubating Young Researchers on Plasma Nanotechnology Material & Device Processing Nagoya University Plasma Nanotechnology Research Center, Graduate School of Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Graduate School of Engineering
  • Department of Applied Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering
  • Department of Materials , Physics and Energy Engine
  • Ruhr - Universität Bochum, Center for Plasma Science and Technology (CPST) (Germany)
  • SungKyunKwan University, Center for Advanced Plasma Surface Technology (CAPST) (Korea)
  • Univ. of Texas at Dallas, International Center for Advanced Materials Processing (ICAMP) (U.S.A)
Apr. 1,
8 Engineering Sciences Formation of Asian Center on Earth Resources and Environment Research for International Research Associates and Graduate Students Kyushu University Department of Earth Resources Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
  • Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
  • Department of Urban and Environment Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
  • Lund University, Faculty of Engineering (Sweden)
  • Environmental System Research Institute Inc., International Office (U.S.A.)
  • New Hampshire University, Recycled Material Resource Center (U.S.A.)
  • Univ. of Alberta, School of Mining and Petroleum Engineering (Canada)
Apr. 1,
9 Agricultural Sciences Capacity Building for Integrated Resource Management in Drylands Tottori University Headquarters for Planning and Promoting International Strategies of Tottori University None The University of Tokyo
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Department of Veterinary Medicine
  • United Nations University (Canada)
  • Cold and Arid Regions Environment and Engineering Research Institute , CAS (China)
  • Institute of Arid Regions (Tunisia)
  • National Agricultural Research Institute of Tunisia (Tunisia)
  • International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (Syria)
Apr. 1,
10 Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Sciences Rearing of Medical Scientists and Physician - Scientists, Who can Develop Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Kanazawa University Cancer Research Institute, Graduate School Of Medical Science Graduate School Of Medicine None
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Cancer Biology (U.S.A)
  • National Institute of Cancer, NCI - Frederick (U.S.A)
Apr. 1,


List of the adopted programs(FY2007)

No. Academic Fields Project Titles
Click the titles to see each project's abstract.
Japan Foreign Countries Project Starting Date
Principal University Main Faculty
Click the name of the faculty to see each project's website.
Other Faculties Cooperating Universities Overseas Partner Institutes
1 Humanities On-site Education of Practical Languages for Area Studies Kyoto University Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies (ASAFAS) Center for Southeast Asian Studies Kyoto University (CSEAS) None
  • Hasanuddin Univ. Department of Japanese Language and Department of Indoesian Language,Faculty of Literature (Indonesia)
  • Thammasat Univ. Office of International Affairs (Thailand)
  • National Univ. of Laos, International Affairs Office (Laos)
  • Peradeniya Univ. , Faculty of Arts (Sri Lanka)
  • Cairo Univ., Center for Asian Studies (Egypt)
  • Addis Ababa Univ., Collage of Social Science (Ethiopia)
  • Univ. of Nairobi, Institute of African Studies (Kenya)
  • The Univ. of London, The School of Oriental and African Studies (England)
  • Center National de la Recherche Scientifique (France)
Nov. 1
2 Humanities International Collaborative Training Program in Asian and African Studies Tokyo University of Foreign Studies Office for International Academic Strategy (OFIAS) ・Graduate School of Area and Culture Studies
・Research Institute for Language and Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA)
  • Univ. of London, The School of Oriental and African Studies (England)
  • Leiden Univ., Faculty of Arts (Netherlands)
  • National Univ. of Singapore, The Faculty of Arts and Social Scieneces (Singapore)
  • Institut Nationaldes Langues et Civilisations Orientales (France)
  • Univ. of Indonesia, Faculty of Humanities (Indonesia)
  • Vietnam National Univ. Ho Chi Minh City,  Univ. of  Social Sciences and Humanities (Viet Nam)
  • Univ. of Leeds, Faculty of Education and Social Sciences and Law (England)
  • Udayana Univ., Faculty of Letters (Indonesia)
Nov. 1
3 Social Sciences Human Resource Development of International Young Scholars in Collaboration with the "Todai-Yale Initiative" The University of Tokyo Division for International Relations None None Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Office of International Affairs, Yale Univ. (USA) Nov. 1
4 Mathematical and Physical Sciences Collaboration Project with the EU Erasmus Mundus Program for the Internationalized Education and Research of Basic Science Osaka University Graduate School of Science None None
  • Univ. of Groningen, International Relation Office (Netherlands)
  • Univ. Leuven, Instituut voor Kern-en Stralingsfysica Sciences (Belgium)
  • Univ. of Paris 11, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale (France)
  • Univ. of Cologne, Institute for Nuclear Physics (Germany)
  • Uppsala Univ., Department of Astronomy and Space Physics (Sweden)
  • Ruhr-Univ. Bochum, Department of Physics and Astronomy (Germany)
Nov. 1
5 Engineering Sciences International Program for Training Pre-Tenure-Track Young Researchers in "Nano-Materials" Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technlogy Strategic Research Initiative for Future Nano-Science and Technology None None
  • Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Development Biology (USA)
  • Harvard Univ., School of Engineering & Applied Sciences (USA)
  • Univ. of Brighton, School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences (England)
  • Univ. of Joseph Fourier Grenoble I, Laboratories of Spectrometric Physics (France)
  • Universitá degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Department of Chemistry (Italy)
  • LinkÖpings Univ. Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Sweden)
  • Univ. Stuttgart, Institut fuer Physikalische Elektronik (Germany)
Nov. 1
6 Engineering Sciences International Exchange Program for Young Researchers on High Integrated Multi-Functional Micro&Nano Systems The University of Tokyo Institute of Industrial Science Institute of Engineering Innovation, School of Engineering None
  • National Center for Scientific Research, Information and Engineering Sciences and Technologies (France)
  • Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Microsystem Laboratory (Swiss)
  • Univ. of Freiburg, Institute for Micro System Technique(Germany)
  • The Seoul National Univ., Inter-University Semiconductor Research Center (Korea)
  • VTT Technical Research Center of Finland, Center for Printed Intelligence (Finland)
Oct. 1
7 Biologcal Sciences International Training Program to Protect Diversity of Bioresources in the Tropical Area Kagoshima University Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Department of Nature System Science United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Sciences of Bioresource Production, Science of Life Environment and Conservation, Science of Marine Resources None
  • The Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Research Center for Biology (Indonesia)
  • Andalas Univ., Faculty of Science (Indonesia)
  • Univ. of Malaysia Sabah, Borneo Marine Research Institute, and Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation (Malaysia)
  • Univ. of Malaysia Terengganu, Institute of Oceanography (Malaysia)
Dec. 1
8 Agricultural Sciences Practical Training Program of Young Researchers for Strategic Bioresource Utilization and Preservation Aiming at Match-Making between EU and Asia to avoid Food Crisis Kobe University Graduate School of Agricultural Science None Kyushu University
Graduate School of Agricultural Science 
  • Univ. of Hohenheim, Faculty of Agricultural Science (Germany)
  • Agro Bio Institute (Germany)
  • Sofia Univ., Faculty of Biology (Bulgaria)
  • Turakia Univ., Faculty of Agriculture (Bulgaria)
  • Hanoi Agricultural Univ. (Viet Nam)
  • Nong Lam Univ. (Viet Nam)
  • Univ. of the Philippines, Los Banos, Collage of Agriculture (Philippines)
Oct. 1
9 Agricultural Sciences Global training for risk assessment of food-borne infectious diseases in animals and humans Hokkaido University Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine None The University of Tokyo
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Department of Veterinary Medicine
  • Ohaio State Univ., Collage of Veterinary Medicine (USA)
  • Massey Univ., Epicentre (NZ)
  • The Univ. of Edinburgh, Center for Infectious Diseases (England)
  • Univ. of Texas Medical Branch, School of Medicine (USA)
  • Public Health Agency of Canada, National Microbiology Laboratory(Canada)
  • The Univ. of Bern, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Swiss)
Oct. 1
10 Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Sciences Developing medical educators for the next generation The University of Tokyo Faculty and Graduate School of Medicine None None
  • The Johns Hopkins Univ., School of Medicine (USA)
  • Univ. of Michigan, School of Medicine (USA)
  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine (USA)
  • Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine (USA)
Nov. 1