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.


  • 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

    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

  • How to apply

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

    FY2024 application deadlines
    1st call: 1 September 2023
    2nd call: 26 April 2024

    For further information please visit JSPS Tokyo's webpage


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