Japan - JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Overseas Researchers 2024

13. 03. 2024

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) has issued this year's Call for Applications for the JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Overseas Researchers FY2024. 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 14 April 2024.

Selected applicants must start their fellowship in Japan no later than 30 November 2024.

Applicants must hold a doctorate degree that they obtained on or after 2 April 2018.

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 3 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 (+ translation to English)
  • Letter of acceptance/ invitation from the prospective host researcher or host institution in Japan
  • Letter of recommendation from a current or previous supervisor

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

RNDr. Zdeněk Kresl
Division of International Cooperation
Head Office of the Czech Academy of Sciences
Národní 3, 110 00 Praha 1

Please mark the envelope “JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship 2024”.

Further information can be found here or you can contact RNDr. Zdeněk Kresl (; +420 221 403 299).

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