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 deadline Periods for arrival in Japan
    1stSeptember 4, 2020April 1, 2021- March 31, 2022
    2ndMay 7, 2021October 1, 2021- March 31, 2022

    How to apply:

    Applications for the program should be submitted by a host institution in Japan. The host institutions must submit the complete documents to JSPS Tokyo by the closing date.

    The organization in charge:

  • JSPS Tokyo