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Academy of Korean Studies (AKS)

The Academy of Korean Studies, founded by the government on June 30, 1978, is at the forefront of research into the social sciences in Korea and as its primary aim has taken on the task of overcoming the ethical confusion that has emerged alongside rapid industrialization. Accordingly, many prominent scholars from various fields of Korean Studies are working together on several projects to achieve these aims. To date they have produced over 1,000 publications and other assorted data for the benefit of scholars.

Academia Sinica

Academia Sinica, the most preeminent academic institution in the Republic of China, was founded in 1928 to promote and undertake scholarly research in sciences and humanities. After the government moved to Taiwan in 1949, Academia Sinica was re-established in Taipei.

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), or Gakushin for short, is an independent administrative institution, established by way of a national law for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science in all fields of the natural and social sciences and the humanities.

JSPS plays a pivotal role in the administration of a wide spectrum of Japan's scientific and academic programs.

Brocher Foundation Visiting Researcher Residencies

The Brocher Foundation offers visiting Researchers the opportunity to come at the Brocher Centre in a peaceful park on the shores of Lake Geneva, to write a book, articles, an essay or a PhD thesis. The visiting positions are an occasion to meet other researchers from different disciplines and countries as well as experts from numerous International Organizations & Non Governmental Organizations based in Geneva, such as WHO, WTO, WIPO, UNHCR, ILO, WMA, ICRC, and others.

NIAS Research Theme Groups in Amsterdam

A NIAS research theme group is an international group composed of maximum five scholars. This group of researchers can be made up of either a) three researchers for five consecutive months or b) five researchers for three consecutive months during either the first or second semester. Researchers work both individually and as a team on a clearly defined research topic with the aim of producing research outcomes such as a book, scientific paper or conference.

NIAS theme groups may be initiated by the Director of the institute or by application.

NATO Defense College Research Fellowships

The NATO Defense College currently offers eight fellowships each year in the field of defence and security policy research related to NATO and its Partners. The objective is to promote research and policy analysis in areas of particular interest to the NATO Member States, as well as to countries that are part of the Partnership for Peace (PfP), Mediterranean Dialogue (MD) and Other Military Cooperation (OMC) / Partners Across the Globe (PAG) frameworks. Since the Programme’s inception in 1993, the NDC has awarded more than 120 fellowships.

DFF-MOBILEX Mobility Grants in the Humanities and Social Sciences

In order to facilitate more career paths in Danish research and increase the mobility in Danish research environments, DFF funds mobility grants to enable researchers who are in the beginning of their research careers to carry out research projects based on their own scientific interests, at research institutions in Denmark as well as abroad.

DFF–MOBILEX mobility grants are awarded for a period of 24 months. In 2016, up to 16 grants will be available.

Ernst Mach Grants for Research Stays in Austria

The Ernst Mach Grant program is named after the famous Austrian physicist and philosopher Ernst Mach (1838-1916). The grant program is financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW). Students and young researchers from foreign universities are invited to apply for this grant to come to Austria for a research or a study stay.

The Ernst Mach Grant worldwide is targeted at young researchers from all disciplines and countries (except Austria) who wish to pursue a research project in Austria.


1 to 9 months

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