DAAD Short-Term Research International Grants in Japan

DAAD Short-Term Research International Grants in Japan

DAAD Short-Term Research International Grants in Japan

Scholarship Type: Doctoral Research Programs

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is happy to announce Short-Term Research International Grants for the academic year 2021/2022.

This study award is open to provide financial support to foreign doctoral candidates, young academics and scientists who wish to pursue a short-term research education program in Japan. The primary aim of this grant is to promote research projects within the context of doctoral programmes.


Host Institution/Country/Host:

The German Academic Exchange Service is the largest German support organization in the field of international academic co-operation. The DAAD supports over 100,000 German and international students and researchers worldwide each year, making it the world’s largest funding organization of its kind.


Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The sponsorship will be awarded in any Doctoral Research degree subject offered by the university.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must be:
  • Excellently-qualified doctoral candidates and young academics and scientists who have completed a Master’s degree or Diplom, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor’s degree at the latest by the time they begin their grant-supported research, or those who have already completed a PhD (postdocs).
  • Doctoral candidates who are already doing their doctorate at a German university cannot apply.



How to Apply:

  • The application procedure occurs online through the DAAD portal after the online application procedure has been completed by post to the application address.
  • Supporting Documents: You must all the following supporting documents:
  • Full curriculum vitae in tabular form (max. 3 pages)
  • List of publications (max. 10 pages), if applicable
  • A proposal, prepared and formulated by yourself, as well as a description of previous research work (max. 5 pages with max. 3.000 characters without spaces per page plus two pages of graphics if necessary).
  • Schedule of planned research work
  • Letter confirming supervision by an academic adviser in Germany, which refers to the applicant’s proposal and confirms that the host institute will provide a workplace
  • University degree certificate indicating final grade(s): the certificate must be subsequently submitted before the grant-supported research begins if it is not available at the time of application.
  • Other documents which support your application (example: certificates of employment, proof of practical training/internships, etc.)
  • Depending on the subject certificate of knowledge of German language (onDaF, TestDaF) or English language (IELTS or TOEFL iBT or TEM)



Scholarship Benefits:

The successful applicants will be received all the following study benefits:

  • Depending on an academic level, monthly payments of
  • Euros 861.- for graduates,
  • Euros 1,200.- for doctoral candidates and postdocs
  • Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover and travel allowance


Application Deadline: April 8, 2021

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