NWO publishes call Cooperation Japan (JSPS)
NWO has published a call in cooperation with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). The programme Cooperation Japan is for Dutch researchers who want to cooperate with colleagues in Japan. It offers the possibility of a joint seminar in the Netherlands or Japan or a JSPS fellowship in Japan. The aim of the cooperation programme is to promote contacts between Dutch and Japanese researchers. Upcoming deadline for submitting applications is May 31, 2015 for Short Term Fellowships.
The programme facilitates joint seminars in the Netherlands or Japan. The programme gives Dutch researchers the opportunity to stay in Japan. The budget in 2015 is € 185,000 per half year. Grants can be awarded each year for the following categories:
• Bilateral Joint Seminar in Japan or the Netherlands (maximum 3 per year);
• Invitation Fellowship Short Term in Japan (2 weeks to 2 months) (maximum 2 per year).
Deadline for submitting applications for a Bilateral Joint Seminar is September 8, 2015. At this moment it is not possilble to submit an application for a FY2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship. New information on fellowships will be announced January next year. The programme is aimed at all fields of research in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.