Invitational Fellowships for Research in Japan (Short-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


14 - 60 days

What we offer:

  • Round-trip air ticket
  • Daily maintenance allowance of JPY 18,000
  • Research support allowance of JPY 150,000(maximum)
  • Overseas travel insurance

  • Schedule:

    Application deadlinePeriods for arrival in Japan
    1stSeptember 3, 2021April 1, 2022- September 30, 2022
    2ndMay 6, 2022September 1, 2022- November 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