Postdoctoral Fellowships Short-term Program


This program provides opportunities for young postdoctoral researchers from overseas to conduct, under the guidance of their host researchers, cooperative research with leading research groups in Japanese universities and other research institutions.


Pre- and postdoctoral researchers


1-12 months

What we offer:

  • Round-trip air ticket
  • Monthly maintenance allowance (PhD holders: JPY 362,000, Non-PhD holders: JPY 200,000)
  • Settling-in allowance of JPY 200,000 (Only applicable for Fellows with 3 or more months of tenure)
  • Overseas travel insurance
  • How to apply

    Swedish authority's nomination --- OPEN! ---

    For whom:

    Pre- and postdoctoral researchers with a citizenship or permanent residency of Sweden.

    Where to submit your application:

    Please submit your application to a nominating authority (KVA or STINT).

    • KVA:
    • STINT:
    • *Please write "Application for 2021 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship (Short-term)" in the subject line of your email.

    Application deadline:

    31 January (Sun) 2021, 17:00 CET


    Open recruitment

    Please visit JSPS website for more information on schedule and application details.