01. 12. 2020

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) has issued this year‘s Call for Applications for the JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Overseas Researchers FY 2021. The Division of International Cooperation of the Czech Academy of Sciences will administer applications from the Czech Republic.

Deadline for applications on the Czech side is 31 March 2021.

Selected applicants must start their Fellowship in Japan no later than 30 November 2021.

Applicants must hold a doctorate degree that they obtained on or after 2 April 2015.

The duration of the Fellowship is 12 to 24 months.

Application Guidelines

Application Form (in point 20 mark with a cross in the left column all 4 rows)

Instructions for filling out the Application Form

The following documents must be attached to the Application (all documents must be either in English or in Japan)

  • PhD certificate
  • Letter of acceptance/ invitation from the prospective host researcher or host institution in Japan (SAMPLE)
  • Letter of recommendation from current or previous supervisor

Please send your applications (including all required attachments) to:

RNDr. Zdeněk Kresl
Division of International Cooperation
Head Office of the Czech Academy of Sciences
Národní 3, 117 20 Praha 1

Please mark the envelope “JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship 2021”.

Further information can be found here.

List of eligible host institutes here.