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As of May 25, 2015

General Information on Ciência sem Fronteiras (Science without Borders) Program Japanese

Here is Ciencia sem Fronteiras (Science without Borders) Program in Japan. Cooperating with Brazilian Institutions (CAPES and CNPq), JASSO takes charge of the matters mentioned below relating to the Program:


1. Provide information on the program (Undergraduate sandwich, Ph.D sandwich and Ph.D degree program)

2. Confirmation of the requested documents for the selection and questionnaire for the Program (Undergraduate sandwich only)

3. Help the contact between Japanese Universities and Brazilian students (Undergraduate sandwich, Ph.D sandwich and Ph.D degree program)

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Important Notice : MEXT scholarship is totally different from the Science without Borders Program(SwB / CsF) Scholarship. Please do not confuse MEXT scholarship with CsF scholarship.


For the details information on Japanese Universities participating the Program, please refer to the following link. You can look for the Universities that accept CsF(SwB) students in Japan.

*Subject to change without prior notice.

 1. For Undergraduate Students (Undergraduate Sandwich, Internship)

 2. For Graduate Students (Ph.D Degree Seeking, Ph.D Sandwich)

*The next public call for Science without Borders program (Undergraduate Sandwich) has not been annouced yet. Please wait for official annouce by Brazilian Government.

The official website of Ciencia sem Fronteiras (in Portuguese)



Regarding Internship in Japanese Companies for Science without Borders scholarship students, please refer to the information as below.


Information on Internship in Japanese Companies

For Ciência sem Fronteiras (Science without Borders) scholarship students, experiencing internship in Japanese companies are available. For companies which some universities have their own relationship, please consult the university you study.

Also, according to a survey by Embassy of Japan in Brazil, following Japanese companies will accept students.

  • Sony
  • Mitsui   
  • Panasonic
  • Toshiba
  • Toyo Engineering Corporation
  • Oji Holdings
  • IHI Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Group
  • Toyota Motor Corporation (updated)


The latest information is available in the Embassy of Japan in Brazil.

Empresas Japonesas Aceitam Estudantes do Programa Ciência sem Fronteiras como Estagiários (in Portuguese)




Contact information

If you have any question about the Ciencia sem Fronteiras (Science without Borders) , please contact:

 "csfbrasil at mark jasso.go.jp".  (“@” in the e-mail address is indicated as “at mark” in order to block unwanted junk mails. Please convert “at mark” to @ when you send an e-mail to us. When you send email to JASSO, please do not forget to specify the type of Scholarship you wish to apply in the email subject field.

Example: Inquiry about  Ciencia sem Fronteiras(Science without Borders Program), Undergraduate Sandwich.