Overseas Training Program Division
Human Resource Development Program Department
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Strategic Young Researcher Overseas Visits Program for Accelerating Brain Circulation
All fields of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences
Japanese universities, inter-university research institute corporations, junior colleges and colleges of technology
Independent administrative institutions and other institutions which conduct scientific research or R&D activities
Research institutions in private sector
* (2) and (3) are required eligibility to apply for Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)
In principle, young associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers (or equivalents) affiliate with eligible Japanese universities and research institutes are entitled to participate in this program. Postdoctoral researchers or equivalents may also participate if necessitated by the research plan.
Period of overseas stay: In principle, one year or longer. As a rule, each visit must be at least 3 months.
In principle, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers (or equivalents) affiliate with counterpart overseas research institutions are eligible to participate in this program. Postdoctoral researchers and professor (or equivalents) may also participate if necessitated by the research plan.
No limitation is placed on the length of their stays at the Japanese host institution.
1 - 3 years
Up to ￥40 million/year/project
(*however, the first year ￥25 million/year/project)
about 10-15 openly recruited projects
Applications must arrive at JSPS during 8-10 May 2017