Invitational Fellowships for Research in Japan (Long-term)


This program allows researchers employed at Japanese universities and other research institutions to invite fellow researchers from other countries to Japan to participate in cooperative activities at their research institutions.


Mid-career to Professor


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

  • Schedule:

    Application deadlinePeriods for arrival in Japan
    September 3, 2021April 1, 2022- September 30, 2022

    How to apply:

    Applications should be submitted by a host researcher in Japan via JSPS Electronic Application System.

    The organization in charge:

  • JSPS Tokyo