Japan-Africa Exchange Program Kyoto University

Established in 2017, the Japan-Africa Exchange Program offers grants to scholars from Kyoto University who want to do research in Africa related to African Studies, and for scholars from Kyoto University’s partner institutes in Africa who want to do research in Kyoto.


Fellowships are for a minimum period of 6-8 weeks up to maximum 1 year. It is also possible to split up the time spent abroad. The application period is between April 1, 2024 and March 31, 2025. The financial support for successful applicants ranges from 22,500 Euro to 27,500 Euro per year and is pro-rated for different periods. The application deadline is November 15, 2023.


For further information and the application form, please visit the website of Kyoto University Africa Unit at http://www.africaunit.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/news/20220603_1992/ or send an email to africaunit@kura.kyoto-u.ac.jp