Postdoctoral Fellowships Short-term Program


This program provides opportunities for young pre- and 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

  • FAQ:

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    How to apply

    There are two ways to apply to the postdoctoral fellowship:

    1. Authority's nomination which is special quotas for Swedish researchers, and
    2. Open recruitment which is open to all.

    Please find the necessary documents and details below.

    Swedish Authority's nomination

    For whom:

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

    Where to submit your application:

    Please submit your application to JSPS Stockholm by email to .

    *Please write “Application for FY2022 (Short)” in the subject line of your email.

    Application deadline:

    3 January (Mon) 2022, 17:00 CET

    Fellowship starting date:

    1 August 2022 - 31 March 2023


    Nominating Authorities:

    Open recruitment

    To apply through Open Recruitment, applications must be submitted to JSPS by a host researcher in Japan.

    Please read more at JSPS Tokyo's webpage.

    Application deadline:

    Application deadlinePeriod for arrival in Japan
    1stOctober 1, 2021April 1, 2022 - March 31, 2023
    2ndJanuary 14, 2022August 1, 2022 - March 31, 2023
    3rdJune 3, 2022January 1, 2023 - March 31, 2023


    Please find the Application Documents here.

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