Alumni Club


JSPS Stockholm Office supports three alumni clubs in Sweden (SAC), Finland (ACF) and Denmark (ACD). The objective of the alumni clubs is to promote scientific exchange between Japan and the three countries, and to provide a platform for networking among the members. Currently, there are three hundred active members participating in the seminars and other activities. Why don’t you join the community? See how you can get involved!


Become a Member

JSPS Alumni Community

All former JSPS fellows are eligible for becoming members of the alumni clubs supported by JSPS Stockholm Office. Please fill in the form below to become a member. The membership is free of charge.

For information on eligibility and application form, please click here:

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For information on each club, please click here:

JSPS Alumni Club in Sweden (SAC) JSPS Alumni Club in Finland (ACF) JSPS Alumni Club in Denmark (ACD)

BRIDGE Fellowship Program

One of the biggest merits of joining the JSPS alumni clubs is the BRIDGE Fellowship Program. This program provides opportunities for regular members of JSPS alumni clubs to revisit Japan for the purpose of creating, sustaining and strengthening collaborative relations with Japanese colleagues. For further information, please visit here:

General Assembly

Embrace this opportunity to meet your fellow members and exchange views!

As a member, you have the possibility to voice your opinion regarding the Alumni Club at the annual General Assembly. The General Assembly comprises all members and makes the following decisions:

  • Election and dismissal of officials
  • Establishing and amending the Club’s articles
  • Dissolution of the Club
  • Rendering decisions on expulsion appeals
  • Appointment of honorary members

Activity Seminar

JSPS Stockholm Office offers financial support to activity seminars organized by members of the JSPS Alumni Club in Sweden (SAC), Finland (ACF) and Denmark (ACD). The purpose of these seminars is:

  • To maintain and encourage contact between JSPS Alumni Club members
  • To strengthen the members' relationships with Japan and Japanese researchers
  • To provide information about and to promote JSPS Fellowships

Upcoming Events


The 2nd Activity Seminar for FY2018 organized by JSPS Alumni Club in Sweden
Venue: Wallenberg Conference Center
Date and time: 15 - 16 November, 2018

Call for Activity Seminar Applications

Call for Alumni Club Activity Seminar Applications FY2019 for SAC and ACF
Application Period: 1 August - 30 November, 2018
Submit to: JSPS Stockholm Office


The Alumni Clubs organize annual networking events for alumni, researchers/students interested in science in Japan and Japanese researchers. These events provide a great opportunity to make friends with fellow researchers and exchange of views.