Application period: 27th of October 2017 to 28th of February 2018


1. JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan (Short-term)

  • Eligibility:  Pre/ Postdocs

  • Number of people granted:  10

  • Duration of  Stay:  1 – 12 months

  • Terms of Award:  -Round-trip air ticket (payment in kind)

                                  -Monthly maintenance allowance

                                     PhD holders: JPY 362,000

                                    Non-PhD holders: JPY 200,000

                                   -Settling-in allowance of JPY 200,000(For 3 or more

                                     months of tenure)

                                   -Overseas travel insurance

                                   -Research support allowance


  • Application documents are here:

                    - Application Guideline (short-term) FY2018

                    - Application Form (short-term) FY2018

  • Submission to KVA or STINT through email by 28th of February 2018

         -KVA (The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences)

        Contact: Peter Brandén ( )

        -STINT (The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in   

        Research and Higher Education)

        Contact: Agneta Granlund ( )


  • Inquiries regarding the program

                 -JSPS Stockholm Office

                  Contact: Fumie Yamashita ( )


Apply through a host researcher in Japan (Open Recruitment).

The host researcher and host institution will submit an application to JSPS Tokyo.

Please refer to the website of JSPS Tokyofor more information.