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

Funding News

European Research(ers’) Day in Japan
December 11, 2015 : 4-6-28 Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo

European Research(ers’) Day in Japan

The European Research(ers’) Day (ERD) is the very first edition of an event organised by EURAXESS Links Japan with the support of the Delegation of the European Union to Japan, which aims to bring together the European research (and thus researchers) community active in Japan.   Join a one-day workshop featuring presentations and posters by European researchers, discussion(…)

Modern Japanese grammar – in Norwegian (Book 2)

Modern Japanese grammar – in Norwegian (Book 2)

Book 2 of Naru Hodo is now out! Harry Solvang, PhD, of the University of Bergen, has compiled the first ever Norwegian-language guide to modern Japanese grammar. The work is comprehensive, designed for both beginner/intermediate students and those at a higher level. Volumes are available from Fagbokforlaget

Workshop on Internship – getting students ready for international business
December 8, 2015 : Royal Norwegian Embassy, Tokyo

Workshop on Internship – getting students ready for international business

Would you like to explore how an internship can prepare yourself for an exciting working career? NorAlumni Japan is gathering students and companies to share experience from internship and to discuss how internship can be further developed. International students with a “Global mindset” are increasingly attractive to companies improving competitiveness in demanding international markets. Would(…)

The Japan Prize Foundation: 2016 Research Grant
November 30, 2015

The Japan Prize Foundation: 2016 Research Grant

Eligible areas of research:  Areas concerning “substances, materials, production” Areas concerning “biological production and biological environment” Areas concerning “clean and sustainable energy” Target: (1) Individuals who will be of the age of 35 or younger, on April 1, 2016 (however, those 36 or younger may also apply, if there has been a hiatus in their(…)

The Research Council of Norway – Final calls for proposals
November 25, 2015

The Research Council of Norway – Final calls for proposals

The Research Council of Norway is accepting applications for various projects: Deadline:  November 25th, 2015 Centres for Environment-friendly Energy Research (FME) with start-up in 2016 This programme/activity normally accepts grant applications from: Universities, university colleges or independent research institutes may act as host institutions for Centres for Environment-friendly Energy Research (FME). For more information, visit the(…)

JSPS – Funding for postdoctoral fellowships to Japan
November 25, 2015

JSPS – Funding for postdoctoral fellowships to Japan

Applications are in general accepted by: Norwegian postdoctorals in connection with Norwegian research institutions, that has previously tied connections and agreed with an academic program with researchers in Japan. Researchers that are employed by  a number of Japanese institutions and laboratories can invite researchers from Norway to Japan to participate in joint projects. Deadline: November(…)

JSPS – Funding for visiting researchers to Japan
November 25, 2015

JSPS – Funding for visiting researchers to Japan

The Research Council of Norway recommends each year three Norwegian senior researchers affiliated to Norwegian research institution to “funding for visiting researchers” in Japan. The scholarships are open to applicants in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and technology. Deadline: 25.11.2015 13:00 CET For more information, visit the Research Council of Norway homepage. (In Norwegian)   The visiting(…)

Follow-up Research Fellowship

Follow-up Research Fellowship

JASSO (Japan Student Service Organization) is offering scholarships to international students who have returned to their countries after having studied in Japan and who are currently active in education, academic research or public administration who wish to conduct joint research with relevant academics  with a Japanese university. Deadline: Thursday, December 10th, 2015.  Beneficiary: Returnees from Japan with(…)

Seminar: Japan Security «normalization» and historical revisionism in the contemporary East Asian context
November 3, 2015 : Litteraturhuset, Oslo

Seminar: Japan Security «normalization» and historical revisionism in the contemporary East Asian context

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs invites to a seminar in the series Asia Forum. This time with professor Koichi Nakano from Sophia University Tokyo. “Japan Security «normalization» and historical revisionism in the contemporary East Asian context”. Comments by Wrenn Yennie Lindgren (NUPI) and Dick Stegewerns (UIO).   Time: Tuesday, November 3rd, . 14:15 Place: Litteraturhuset, Oslo(…)

EURAXESS Science Slam japan 2015

EURAXESS Science Slam japan 2015

What’s the EURAXESS Science Slam Japan 2015? It is a science communication contest where researchers present their work in front of a non-expert audience. The focus is on making research interesting, engaging, entertaining and thrilling for the audience.   The five Slammers this year are… Muhammad FAJAR – Master student – Master student – Nuclear Engineering(…)

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