Research Internship Opportunities and Research Grants in Japan

Here you find information about research internship opportunities and research grants in Japan for PhDs, Post-Docs and researchers.

Funding opportunities for joint activities

Updated information about funding opportunities for collaboration between Swedish and Japanese universities can be found here.

Moving together towards a sustainable future, MIRAI seminar, 12-14 November, Stockholm/Uppsala

From 12-14 November, MIRAI will bring together researchers, university leaders, funding agencies and decision makers from Sweden and Japan to discuss how we can together move towards a sustainable future. The programme of the seminar can be found here.

MIRAI workshop on innovation eco-system and entrepreneurship, 2-5 June, Tokyo

The roles and functions of multiple actors in the Innovation Eco-System will be examined and discussed extensively by stakeholders of universities, industries, funding agencies, and governments during afour day workshop hosted by Waseda University. Knowledge and methodology for effective entrepreneurship education will be shared and discussed for future collaboration in Sweden and Japan. More information […]

Furthering International Joint Research Promotion in the Field of Ageing: Accelerating Implementation of Research into Practice

From 2-5 June, early career researchers will meet in Tokyo, Japan to discuss international research collaboration in the field of Ageing, with the focus of accelerating implementation of research into practice. More information about the programme can be found here.

Materials Science workshop trains early career research in joint proposal development and writing, 21-23 May, Linköping, Sweden

After introductory sessions related to the UN SDG’s 6 and 7 (Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all, and “Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all”), workshop participants will pitch their research with special focus on how they can contribute to solving the UN Goals outlined above. […]

Pathways to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), MIRAI workshop in Tokyo, 28-29 March 2019

During two days researchers from Sweden and Japan will discuss ‘Pathways to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’. The workshop is part of the activities within the MIRAI subject Sustainability and is hosted by the Tokyo Institute of Technology. More information can be found here .

“Electronic And Magnetic Properties Of Materials Using Large Scale Facilities”, 20 Oct – 2 Nov

From 20 October until 2 November a two week course on Electronic And Magnetic Properties Of Materials Using Large Scale Facilities will take palce. Its focus is on the techniques used at those large-scale facilities for the determination of electronic and magnetic properties of materials. More information and registration can be found here.

Joint statement signed between Sweden and Japan during MIRAI seminar in Tokyo, Japan

During the second MIRAI seminar, taking place from 9-12 October in Tokyo, Japan, the Ministry of Education and Research of Sweden and the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation of Sweden and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan signed an agreement on Strengthening of Japan-Sweden Science and Technology Cooperation. The signing […]

JSPS two month summer program for Master students, PhDs and Post-Docs, June-August 2019

Young pre- and post-doctoral researchers from Sweden have the opportuntiy to recieve an orientation on Japanese culture and research systems and to pursue research under the guidance of host reserachers of selected Japanese univeristies and research instutes over a period of two months during the summer 2019. More information you can find here or on […]