Canon Foundation Research Fellowships

Each year, to contribute to international understanding between Europe and Japan, we offer up to 15 Research Fellowships to highly qualified European and Japanese researchers.

Candidates need to have obtained at least their Master’s degree within the past ten years. Exceptional candidates who received their qualification more than ten years prior to application will also be considered. These candidates are required to provide further supporting information in their application. Non-nationals are required to have permanent citizenship in either Europe or Japan.

We welcome applications from all fields of research. European Fellows pursue a period of research in Japan and Japanese Fellows at host institutions in Europe. Fellowships are awarded for periods of at least three months up to a maximum of one year.

Deadline for applications: 15 September 2017

To apply, please visit our website and register for our online application form at You will also find here further supporting information, terms and conditions.

Erasmus Incoming