International Exchange

International Research Exchange

As a large comprehensive university leading the world, Chiba University makes maximum use of its diverse and interdisciplinary features to create the best environment for unique and high level comprehensive research.

Under the strong leadership of the President, the university collaborates with educational research institutes in and outside of Japan to promote the formation of a communication hub for internationalized wisdom. The university accepts approximately 500 researchers from overseas annually.

  1. Acceptance of International Researchers
  2. International Dispatch of Academic Staff
  3. Grants-in-Aid for International Academic Exchange
  4. International Research Projects

1. Acceptance of International Researchers

Chiba University actively accepts international researchers to work with the academic staff of the university. Researchers accepted at the university are professors, associate professors, assistant professors, lecturers or those with equivalent qualifications at universities and academic institutions abroad. As a rule, researchers are accepted for period ranging from one month to one year, and extensions are possible.

2. International Dispatch of Academic Staff

Chiba University dispatches over 1,200 academic staff to overseas institutes for educational and research exchange.

3. Grants-in-Aid for International Academic Exchange

1) International Exchange Program by External Funding Agencies

There are Grants-in-Aid academic exchange programs offered by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and other organizations that accept international researchers.

OrganizationProgram (Example)
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

1) Postdoctoral Fellowships for Foreign Researchers
2) Invitation Fellowship Programs for Research in Japan
3) JSPS Ronpaku (Dissertation PhD) Program

Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) Follow-up Research Fellowship
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) The Training Program for Japanese Descendants
The Japan Foundation

1) Art and Cultural Exchange
2) Japanese Language Education Overseas
3) Japanese Studies Overseas and Intellectual Exchange.

2) Chiba University International Exchange Projects

Through organizational coordination with sister universities, aid is provided to cover a part of the expenses for projects that contribute to the formation of international research hubs.

Applications are received from the academic staff of Chiba University only.

4.International Research Projects

1) International Symposiums

  • Bio-inspired Mechanical Engineering
    International Workshop of Chiba University COE Start-up Program: Open Systems Mechanical Engineering Design (updated on Oct. 1)
  • IJJSS (The 4th Indonesia Japan Joint Scientific Symposium 2010)
    (updated on March 4)

2) Overseas Visitors(Japanese only)

3) List of Collaborative Research