This program provides opportunities for young pre- and postdoctoral researchers from Europe and North America to conduct, under the guidance of a host researcher, cooperative research with leading research groups in Japanese universities and other research institutions.
Fields of research
All fields of the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences are included under this program.
What we offer
How to apply
There are two ways to apply
1. Application through nominating authority (Swedish researchers)Those with a citizenship or permanent residency in Sweden can apply under this special quota. Applications are submitted to JSPS Stockholm and nominated by STINT and KVA.
FY2023 Call (open)
12 October (Wed) 2022
8 January (Sun) 2023, 17:00 CET
Where to submit your application
Please submit your application to JSPS Stockholm by email to
*Please write “Application for FY2023 (Short)” in the subject line of your email.
Fellowship starting date
1 July 2023 - 31 March 2024
2. Application through open recruitment (Others)Application is submitted by the applicant's host researcher in Japan directly to JSPS Tokyo.
FY2023 application deadlines1st call: 30 September 2022
2nd call: 13 January 2023
3rd call: 2 June 2023
For further information please visit JSPS Tokyo's webpage
A comprehensive application schedule can be found here