JSPS Summer Program 2014


The JSPS Summer Program is co-organized by Sokendai and JSPS (The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) for young pre- and postdoctoral researchers from North America and Europe to provide firsthand research experience at Japanese universities and research institutes over a period of two months during the summer.

For details about this program, please see the website of JSPS and Sokendai.

10 June through 20 August 2014

Master’s/doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers from the US, UK, France, Germany, and Canada.

Financial Support
International Travel Expenses
Maintenance Allowances
Domestic Research Trip Allowance
Overseas Travel Accident and Sickness Insurance

Application and Selection Procedures
Application procedure and selection schedule differ from authority. If you are interested in applying for the program, please contact nominating authority in your country.

The flyer containing contact information of nominating authorities can be downloaded here .

Applicants are required to obtain an invitation or acceptance from host researchers. Please see the list of host researchers in Sokendai who are willing to accept JSPS fellows.


For further information, please contact International Affairs Section,
Sokendai at following e-mail address:kokusai@ml.soken.ac.jp