Do you want to spend a research stay in Japan? 2nd call of 2017 – NII

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The National Institute of Informatics (NII) in Tokyo offers the possibility of a stay of 2 to 6 months.

If you are interested in going to Japan, the National Institute of Informatics offers scholarships for Master’s and/or Ph.D. degree students to make a research on diverse topics.


  • The amount of the grant is 171,000 yen (about 1,400 euros/month) with accident insurance included.
  • The length of stay ranges from 60 to 180 days (including travel).
  • Interns accepted for this program must arrive between early December and mid March, 2018.


  • Being a Master or Ph.D. degree student when applying as well as during the research stay.
  • Having a good academic record.
  • Having a good level of English.
  • Mandatory Reading and following of the guidelines of the internship program”.

The interested should send their application by email to with subject NII Internship including:

  • Level of English and available accreditation.
  • Motivation letter in English (it is very important in the selection process).
  • Application form, duly completed, that can be found at

The application form must relate, at most, three research topics to choose from those found in the List of Research topics and should include a CV.

  • Academic transcript of the program of current studies or last program studied.
  • Copy of email from a supervisor of NII accepting to work with the candidate (at least attach one acceptance).

Deadline to submit the application: October 9th, 2017.