[Notice] Call for Application Open: DAAD-Kyoto University Partnership Programme (2021 – 2022)

Call for Application 2021-2022  (*until September 18)

*Call for application 2021-22 has been 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 16 to September 18, 2020.


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


<Online> Introduction and Networking session with past participants

KURA’s 【間:AI DA】 team organizes online introduction and networking session on the new round of call for application of “DAAD-Kyoto University Partnership Programme ” 2021-22.  This event is for early career researchers (ECR). and Ph.D students who are highly motivated to carry out research in the international society, and encourage network with previous Kyoto-DAAD programme awardees.

Program and Registration 



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