Invitational Fellowships for Research in Japan (Long-term)

This program allows researchers with excellent records of research achievements to visit Japan to collaborate with Japanese colleagues through long-term visits.


  • Be a citizen of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan

  • Be a researcher in a position equivalent to a university professor, associate professor or assistant professor in Japan, or received a doctorate degree more than 6 years prior.

  • Duration

    2 - 10 months

    What we offer

  • Round-trip air ticket
  • Monthly maintenance allowance of JPY 387,600
  • Research support allowance of JPY 150,000 (maximum)
  • Overseas travel insurance

  • How to apply

    The application should be submitted to JSPS Tokyo by your host researcher in Japan.

    FY2024 application deadline
    1 September 2023

    For further information please visit JSPS Tokyo's webpage


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