ETH Zurich: Young Researchers’ Exchange Program between Japan and Switzerland 2017

Deadline: 19 May 2017

ETH Zurich is currently seeking applications for its Young Researchers’ Exchange Program between Japan and Switzerland 2017.

The main purpose of the exchange program is to foster and facilitate the direct exchange between Japanese and Swiss research groups and to enable the mobility of young researchers such as PhD students.

Budget Available

Budget for Swiss Researchers going to Japan (JSPS) JSPS will provide the following support to Swiss fellows:

  • Maintenance allowance: 220’000 JPY a month to both PhD holders and non-holders
  • International air ticket
  • Overseas travel insurance
  • Budget for Japanese Researchers in Switzerland
  • The Swiss side of the program through ETH Zurich will support the Japanese fellows with a monthly allowance of CHF 2500 and an international air ticket.

Eligibility Criteria

ETH Zurich as the Leading House of the program invites PhD students (with justification also Master students and postdocs are accepted) currently working in research groups at Swiss Universities, Universities of Applied Sciences or Research Institutes to submit their application for a research stay in a Japanese group. At the same time Japanese young researchers can apply to JSPS for a stay in Switzerland.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must download application form from the given website.

Eligible Countries: Japan and Switzerland

For more information, please visit Young Researchers’ Exchange between Japan and Switzerland.

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