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Program information

Program information

Program title Eligible applicants Application period Submission
Overseas Academic Research Program Education professionals under the age of 50 - -

Overseas dispatch of researchers

Since 2008, we have been sending several faculty members abroad every year for the purpose of equipping them with a global perspective through training and joint research opportunities at overseas universities and research institutes.


To develop human resources equipped with a global perspective by sending young faculty members to overseas universities and research institutions and providing them with opportunities for training and joint research. We also support young faculty members, such as associate professors, lecturers and assistant professors, in their pursuit of professorships through this program. The expectation is that, after participating in this program, the faculty members will strive to enhance their exchanges with researchers at the host university or research institution and proactively participate in other international exchange activities organized by Akita University.

Application requirements

Applicants must be under 50 years of age and must plan to be employed by Akita University for at least one year after returning to Japan.


3 months (90 days) to 10 months (300 days), and must depart within the same fiscal year as the date of the application.

The application period will be announced on the top page as needed.

Previous participants in the program