Summer Program in Japan, The University of Tokyo – deadline 4 January 2018

Undergraduate students from overseas are invited to apply for a summer internship program, UTSIP Kashiwa, at The University of Tokyo in Japan. This is an excellent opportunity for students to expose themselves to cutting-edge research in the natural sciences and social sciences. The program is mainly aimed at undergraduate students who are considering proceeding to […]

Sweden-Japan Academic Network, 14 February 2018, Stockholm

KVA, the Embassy of Japan in Sweden and JSPS Stockholm Office invite you to participate in the Sweden-Japan Academic Network meeting, 14 February, 2018 in Stockholm. Exciting lectures will be held by Prof. Imre Pázsit, Chalmers University of Technology, a Swedish researcher with connections to Japan, and Docent Atsuto Maki, KTH Royal Institute of Technology […]

Lund University and Hiroshima University sign MOU

On the 12th of December 2017, Lund University (LU) and Hiroshima University (HU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding. HU President Mitsuo Ochi paid a visit to Lund University, where he signed the agreement with Prof. Torbjörn von Schantz, Vice-Chancellor of Lund University to further develop the academic interactions between the two universities. For more information, please […]

Aging & Society: Eighth Interdisciplinary Conference at Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan, 18-19 September 2018

From 18-19 September 2018 the Aging & Society: Eighth Interdisciplinary Conference will be held at Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan. The special focus for 2018 is: Aging, Health, Well-being and Care in a Time of Extreme Demographic Change Researchers are invited to submit proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, or colloquia addressing one of the […]

Formas supports the project “Housing challenges for aging populations of Sweden and Japan”

Congratulations to Björn Slaug, Lund University who received financial support from FORMAS for the project “Housing challenges for aging populations of Sweden and Japan”, a new research collaboration between Lund University, Sweden, and Waseda University, Japan.

High successrate for H2020 applications with Japanese collaborations

H2020 applications with Japanese collaborators had a high rate of success in the past. The European Commission encourages the collaboration with Japanese researchers in the relevant calls under H2020 2018-20 workprogrammes. Information about the H2020 calls for proposals can be founde here H2020 calls for proposals.

Going to Japan for research?

JSPS and STINT have three scholarship programs for PhD students or researchers with a PhD. If you have any questions please contact JSPS or STINT .

JSPS Fellowships for research in Japan

JSPS Headquarters offer several fellowship programs to give opportunities for excellent researchers from around the world to conduct scientific collaboration in Japan with their Japanese colleagues. JSPS Stockholm Office and Nordic/Baltic nominating authorities support researchers who wish to go to Japan through these programmes.

Sweden-Japan 150 Anniversary Grants for cooperation in research and/or higher education

To celebrate the 150-year anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sweden and Japan, the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT) and the Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences (RJ) launches a special call for applications (Sweden-Japan 150 Anniversary Grants). The call offers grants for implementation of short-term projects targeting initiation […]

First MIRAI seminar, 16-19 October 2017

Including Large-Scale Research Facilities and their Potential for Research and Society A week filled with academic activities awaits participants from Sweden and Japan who will meet in Lund 16-19 May to discuss Large-Scale Research Facilities and their Potential for Research and Society as well as research issues within Ageing, Materials Science and Sustainability. For more […]