[Notice] Call for Application Open: DAAD-Kyoto University Partnership Programme (2020 – 2021)

Call for Application 2020-2021 (*application closed)

The DAAD-Kyoto University Partnership Programme towards SDGs provides funding to assist the mobility and network of junior scholars and early career researchers in order to foster academic exchange and cooperation between higher education and research institutions in the Federal Republic of Germany and Kyoto University for the purpose of advancing research that will contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

DAAD-Kyoto Partnership Programme


Program Types

Type 1: Mutual ECRs’ mobility between a German university / research institution and Kyoto University
             (Two-ways: ECRs exchanged between KU and German Research Groups)

Type 2: Sharing ECR(s)’ mobility from Kyoto University to a German university / research institution
              (One-way: KU ECR(s) to German Host Research Group)

Type 3: Sharing ECR(s)’ mobility from a German university / research institution to Kyoto University
              (One-way: German ECR(s) to KU Host research Group)



Max. 1,000,000 JPY (Eg.International air fare, accommodation costs, registration fee for participating symposium and conference, and necessary consumables.)

Term of Project

Start on April 1, 2020 in Kyoto / January 1, 2020 in Germany.

Submission Deadline

From June 17 to September 17, 2019.


For further detail, please read the Guideline of call for application 2020-2021 on the Kyoto University Research Administration Office (KURA) website.


 Introductionand Networking session with past participants

1st Networking Event 

June 20, 2019, 15:30-17:30 (Open 15:00) @ KURA building, B1 Conference Room

 2nd Networking Event

July 2, 2019, 15:30-17:30 (Open 15:00)@ KURA building 1F Seminar Room No.1


Program and Registration (*closed)



Kyoto University Research Administration Office (KURA)
AIDA Program Team (Taro Sonobe, Osamu Kuwata, Tamaki Suzuki. Asa Nakano, Takao Nakakubo)
TEL : +81 (0)75-753-5179
E-Mail: aida-a-kura.kyoto-u.ac.jp (Please replace “-a-” with “@”.)