Embassy of Japan in Denmark



Study Japan

The Japanese Government Scholarship for Research Students

Application period is now closed for the 2019 admission.
2020 Application guideline, required application forms and other supplementary forms will be available from the link below around April 2019.
http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/jp/smap_stopj-applications_research.html (Please note that the current material is for the past 2019 program and for your reference only. Please use the updated format which will be uploaded on the site.)
The application procedure for the MEXT Scholarship for Research Students 2020 is scheduled as follows:
Late April 2019: Announcement of the Scholarship program on the Embassy’s webpage.

Mid June 2019 (Final deadline will be updated on this page) : Application documents have to be sent via the international office of your university to the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education, International Education Programmes (Styrelsen for Forskning og Uddannelse Internationale Uddannelsesprogrammer).  In some cases you can send the documents directly. Please contact the Embassy if you have any questions.

Bredgade 40
1260 København K
Mærk kuverten: MEXT Scholarships for Research Students                    

Late June 2019 : Selected applicants will be invited for the Japanese language written test*, English language written test, as well as an interview.
*Japanese language test is mandatory regardless of your knowledge of Japanese. Japanese language skill is not a requirement of the scholarship but you have to be willing to learn Japanese. Please find details in the Application Guidelines.

The date of the examinations and interview may be re-scheduled.
For inquiries, please contact:
Ms. Shima Hasegawa Møller, Culture and Public Relations Section, Embassy of Japan in Denmark at Tel: 33 45 51 22, e-mail: info@ch.mofa.go.jp,
Information in Danish can be found at: http://ufm.dk/uddannelse-og-institutioner/tilskud-til-udveksling-og-internationale-projekter/programoversigt/oevrige-programmer/kulturaftalerne/for-danske-studerende-og-forskere-der-soger-et-studieophold-i-udlandet/andre-lande/japan/japan.

Updated 25 June 2018.