Follow-up Research Guidance

JASSO dispatches research advisors to visit international students who have returned to their countries after having studied in Japan and who are currently engaged in education or research at schools to provide advice and academic support.

  • Eligible countries and regions : Developing countries and regions
  • Period of dispatch : The length of stay in the dispatched area is 7-10 days
  • Benefits : (1) Round-trip Airfare, (2) Living Expenses(¥16,000 / for each day of stay in the dispatched area), (3) Expenses for Guidance ( Maximum amount of ¥100,000)

Practical guidance

Soil water monitoring site in Luancheng Agro-Ecosystem Experimental Station,CAS

Frequently Asked Questions

Eligibility and Conditions

Q: Are honorary professors eligible to apply to be research advisor?
A: Only individuals that are recognized by a university as full-time faculty members are eligible to become research advisor.

Application form

Q: In form 3' "Reason for applying for the Follow-up Research Guidance" is required to be written in 500 words or less in English. What is the limit for Japanese?
A: In Japanese it is required to be written in 1000 characters.


Q: By applying for this program, is a short term stay in Japan possible? (Question from a former international student in Japan.)
A: This program is for dispatching research advisors, and not for inviting former international students.

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