Application deadline : 7th of February 2017



This program is offered to young pre- and postdoctoral researchers from the six countries of the US, the UK, France, Germany, Canada and Sweden.

Held over a 2 month period in the summer, it provides the participants with an orientation in Japanese language, culture, and an opportunity to do cooperative research at a Japanese university or research institute.



2 months in summer



·         Be a citizen or permanent resident of the US, the UK, France, Germany, Canada or Sweden.


·         Hold a doctorate degree when the program goes into effect, which must have been received within the past 6 years, or be enrolled in a university graduate program.


  Not required to hold a full-time position.

  Please refer to the Application guidelines for further information.


Terms of Award

·         A round-trip air ticket (based on JSPS regulations)

·         Maintenance allowance of 534,000 yen

·         Overseas travel insurance

·         Research support allowance at the Host Institution of up to 158,500 yen


Fellowship Starting Period

June 2017           


Submission of application

The Application should be submitted to STINT by 7th of February 2017 with the following Application Form. Program detail is Here.


- The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT)

    Contact: Agneta Granlund


- Application Form (.doc)