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Postdoctoral fellowships standard programme - JSPS

There is now an opportunity to apply for a postdoc fellowship for a stay in Japan - for which Vinnova, together with KVA and SSF, is submitting a proposal.

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About the program

The postdoctoral fellowship's standard programme is arranged by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). The program provides opportunities for postdoctoral researchers from abroad to conduct collaborative research with research groups at Japanese universities and research institutions under the guidance of a host researcher.

The research areas humanities, social sciences and natural sciences are included in this programme. Eligible persons are citizens of a country which, like Sweden, has diplomatic relations with Japan. Applicant must have a doctorate obtained within the last 6 years

  • Duration: 12-24 months
  • Proposal should be sent to: JSPS Stockholm Office:
  • Please write “Application for FY2023 (Standard)” in the subject line of the email with proposal.
  • Deadline for proposal 8 January 2023
  • Keep in mind that it can take time to formulate a proposal, so start well in advance. Below you will find the documents you need to apply.

Application form.docx

Application Guidelines.pdf

Instructions for the application form.pdf

Sample letter of Invitation-Acceptance letter.pdf

Information on proposal for postdoctoral Fellowships Standard Program – JSPS (

Last updated 8 November 2022

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