Funding

If you are looking for funding for your research or studies please have a look at these pages.

There is funding available for both Norwegian and Japanese, and publications of new funding opportunities  will also be posted on this page

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KIFEE is strengthening research and education cooperation through INTPART

KIFEE is strengthening research and education cooperation through INTPART

    Inspired by the Kyoto Protocol the Japanese-Norwegian research and education network “Kyoto International Forum for Environment and Energy” (KIFEE) was established in 2004. It has since then been an important arena for strengthening the strategic cooperation between our two countries for providing new solutions to build a sustainable future. KIFEE has recently received funds through(…)

Stipend i japansk språk og kultur (Japanese studies students)

Søknadsfrist: 17 Februar Stipendet løper i ett år og går til studier i japansk språk og kultur på bachelornivå ved et universitet i Japan. Søkere må lese søknadsveiledningen nedenfor nøye. Dokumentet inneholder detaljerte opplysninger om krav til søkeren og hva søknaden skal inneholde. Søknaden skal sendes til Japans ambassade i Norge, Haakon VIIs gate 9,(…)

EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan

EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan

European (and more) researchers based in Japan: Let your voice be heard! Participate to the EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan! This survey which intends to draw a precise picture of the community of European researchers based in Japan through a series of questions focused on the your current professional situation and expectations for(…)

June 18, 2016 : Takayama Shimin Bunka Kaikan, Gifu

57th Japanese Speech Contest for Foreigners

Since the inaugural contest in 1960, the Japanese Speech Contest for Foreigners has been a project that the International Education Center hosts every year. Since 1996, the Contest has been jointly organized with the Japan Foundation, and from the 38th Contest in 1998 until the present, the contest has been held in cities all over(…)

January 31, 2016 : Stavanger, Norway

Summer Internship: Statoil, Norway

Statoil has listed 2 summer internships for Research & Development in New Energy. Deadline: January 31st, 2016 Statoil is an international energy company with operations in 30 countries. Building on 40 years of experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf, we are committed to accommodating the world’s energy needs in a responsible(…)

Funding mechanism: Innovation in Education and Health to Combat Poverty

Funding mechanism: Innovation in Education and Health to Combat Poverty

Innovative project concepts for development assistance within health and education are invited in this call for project outlines. The project concepts submitted will help define thematically and financially the subsequent main calls to be issued by the Research Council, Innovation Norway and Norad, respectively, in the first half of 2016. Deadline: 17 February 2016 Who(…)

Arctic Frontiers: Industry and Environment 2016
January 24, 2016 : Tromsø, Norway

Arctic Frontiers: Industry and Environment 2016

Arctic Frontiers is an international arena on sustainable development in the Arctic. The conference addresses the management of opportunities and challenges to achieve viable economic growth with societal and environmental sustainability.   Next year, (2016) Arctic Frontiers theme will be about Industry and Environment.   There will be many exciting events from the 24th until(…)

Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation – Stipend for utveksling
January 15, 2016

Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation – Stipend for utveksling

Stipend for utveksling Søknadfrist: 15 januar, 2016. Om Fondet – Midlene skal brukes til formål som styrker kontakt og forståelse mellom de nordiske land og Japan. Styret legger derfor vekt på å støtte tiltak som, på kortere eller lengre sikt, kan bidra til mer samhandling mellom Japan og Norge. – Det kan søkes om støtte til(…)

UiB and NTNU establish presence in Japan through the Norwegian Embassy in Tokyo

UiB and NTNU establish presence in Japan through the Norwegian Embassy in Tokyo

University of Bergen (UiB) and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) are joining forces to establish a collaboration with Trade and Technology Office (Innovation Norway) of the Norwegian Embassy in Tokyo. The purpose is to strengthen research and educational cooperation with Japan.   (Picture from Left to Right: Dag Rune Olsen, Rector, University of(…)

MIF Research Fellowship Program 2017 accepting applications.

MIF Research Fellowship Program 2017 accepting applications.

TOWARDS A GREATER UNDERSTANDING OF JAPAN AND A LASTING WORLD PEACE “In order for Japan to coexist peacefully with the other nations of the world, and to facilitate the tasks that await our young people in the 21st century, we are now trying to prepare a forum for Japan’s international activities. In this way, I(…)

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