The MINERVA EU-Japan Fellowship Program is now open. Entries are expected from EU and Japanese professionals (trade and economic analysts, academics, scientists, civil servants). This is a 6 months in-house fellowship scheme worth 2000 EUR/month in Japan which is designed to support its research and policy analysis of EU-Japan economic and industrial issues.
The fellowship is worth 1700-2000 EUR/month (paid in JPY) and covers a period of 6 months:The fellowship is expected to cover basic daily expenses and accommodation in Tokyo. A Research Fellow selected from outside Japan, will receive an additional travel subsidy of up to 1000 EUR.
Level and Area of Studies
Research program on a selected priority topic of the Centre, which should result in a consistent policy report (70-100 pages), to be owned by the Centre.
Place of Study
The study will be taken in Japan.
Eligibility and Criteria
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- Candidates must be citizens of an EU Member-State or a COSME Third Country (*) or Japan. They must be professionals (trade and economic analysts, academics, scientists, civil servants) with a proven interest in EU-Japan cooperation from multiple perspectives (trade/market access, industrial policy issues, R&D, etc…).
- Minimum requirements: EU / COSME or Japanese citizenship, university degree, strong interest and motivation in Japan and EU-Japan relations.
Applicants must the citizens of EU countries.