Promoting International Joint Research
Forming International Research-Support Networks
Providing International Training Opportunities for Young Researchers
Fellowships for Excellent Overseas Researchers
Dispatching Young Researchers Abroad
These grants cover a full range of creative and pioneering research from basic to applied fields across the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.
Contains project-selection documents and the research report summaries.
Oversees application screening and project assessment, provides recommendations and advice, and conducts survey and studies.
Conducts surveys and studies towards the improvement and advancement of JSPS programs, and comprehensively assessing/analyzing their trends and outcomes.
Assists in smoothly and effectively implementing the WPI Program.
Eleven liaison offices in ten countries.
Assists in smoothly and effectively implementing the Program for Constructing Data Infrastructure for the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Encourage highly qualified researchers from the world to come to and conduct scientific collaboration in Japan.
JSPS fellows give lectures on their research work at Japanese high schools.
As part of its measures to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19), the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) adopts, for the time being, a work-from-home policy and keeps the number of employees working at the office to the minimum necessary.
As a result, it becomes difficult to make prompt respond to various inquiries we receive. For information on the procedures for each program, please refer to the website of the said program.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and ask for your patience and understanding during this time.
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