This program provides preeminent foreign scholars and researchers in the field of Japanese studies with opportunities to conduct research in Japan with the aim of supporting them and promoting Japanese studies overseas. Experts in the fields of natural science, medical science, and engineering are excluded. There are three subcategories as follows.
Scholars and Researchers (Long-Term)
Applicants: Scholars and researchers conducting research related to Japan (comparative research included) in the humanities and social sciences.
Duration: 2 to 12 months (excluding 59 days or less)
Scholars and Researchers (Short-Term)
Applicants: Scholars and researchers conducting research related to Japan (comparative research included) in the humanities and social sciences, whose projects require them to travel to Japan to carry out research, gather materials, etc., intensively over a short period of time.
Duration: 21 to 59 days
Applicants: Ph. D. candidates, conducting research related to Japan (comparative research included) in the humanities and social sciences, who, in principle, have completed (or will have completed by the beginning of the fellowship) the necessary coursework, and find it necessary to visit Japan to complete their dissertations.
Duration: 4 to 12 months
Deadline: Application through Online Application Portal for all Japanese Studies Fellowship Programs is by noon December 1, 2023.
We request for all application forms to be filled out in English or in Japanese. The application process
Notification of results: End of April, 2024
Number of Fellowships (Reference): 27 out of 58 applications for FY 2023
For further information, please see the Program Guidlines of the Japan Foundation below:
The Japan Foundation, Budapest
1062 Budapest, Aradi u. 8-10. Hungary
Tel.: (0036-1) 214-0775/6
Contact info: NISHIMURA Ayaka (Ms.)
The Japan Foundation Budapest