Program for Foreign Researchers(Gaikokujin Tokubetsu Kenkyuin), Japan,2014/15

The fellowship’s purpose is to provide opportunities for young and  excellent postdoctoral researchers from other countries to conduct,  under the guidance of their hosts, cooperative research with leading  research groups in universities and other Japanese institutions. The  program allows such researchers to advance their own research while  contributing to the progress of research in Japan and the counterpart  countries.

Deadline: 2- 6 September 2013 & 1-9 May 2014

The applicant (host researcher) must be employed full-time or classified as being employed full-time (excluding Jokyo, assistant professor, and Joshu, research assistant) at a research institution that is eligible to apply to MEXT for funding under the Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (MEXT Notification ) and must want to host an overseas researcher.
Eligible host institutions include the following:

  1. Universities and inter-university research institutes
  2. MEXT-affiliated institutions that conduct scientific research
  3. Technical colleges
  4. Other institutions designated by the Minister of MEXT

Note: Full-time employment classification is determined by the regulations of the host institution.

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