Support for Early Career Researchers

The Kyoto University European Center is supporting Early Career Researchers (ECR) by connecting them with Kyoto University Research Administrators (KURA) and various other organizations within Kyoto University to boost their studies and nurture their future careers in research and education.

AI DA (ECR Mobility Program)

AI DA (Ambitious Intelligence ・ Dynamic  Acceleration) is a generic name of the programs managed by Kyoto University Research Administration (KURA) in collaboration with international funding agencies and etc., in which we aim to accelerate international carrier development of ambitious early carrier researchers (ECRs). Currently, the DAAD-Kyoto University Partnership Programme towards SDGs provides funding to assist the mobility and network of ECRs in order to foster academic exchange and cooperation between higher education and research institutions in Germany and Kyoto University for the purpose of contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

”Life as a Scholar: Kyoto University and Beyond”

The Life as a Scholar: Kyoto University and Beyond is a collaborative project of twenty-three organizations at Kyoto University. The page offers a great variety of information for people who want to work as a scholar for the near future at Kyoto University or who would like to branch out in their career. The resources include articles, lists of support programs, and other materials. They are provided based on eight themes in the fields of Research and Educational Activities, Traversing Academic Fields, Cultures, and Sectors in Research, Research and Education Infrastructure as well as Scholars’ Careers to enable an easy access according to individual questions and specific needs.


Program for the Development of Next-generation Leading Scientists with Global Insight “L-INSIGHT

The Program for the Development of Next-generation Leading Scientists with Global Insight (L-INSIGHT) aims to develop, validate, and spread programs to train the next-generation of world-class researchers with global insight who can spearhead new paths to the future.