This program provides preeminent foreign scholars and researchers in the field of Japanese studies with opportunities to conduct research in Japan with the aim of supporting them and promoting Japanese studies overseas. Experts in the fields of natural science, medical science, and engineering are excluded. There are three subcategories as follows.
This cooperative program is designed to provide possibilities for universities or institutions in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe to supplement missing fields of individual universities and to widen the range of available fields and themes for students through the organization of joint lectures, workshops and seminars in the field of Japanese studies. In the traveling lecture scheme, individual universities are able to invite professors or scholars from this field in cooperation with the Japan Foundation, Budapest. Considering the prevention of the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), projects implemented online and do not accompany traveling are eligible.