Calls from Switzerland
Call for Hydrogen joint hydrogen related research between Japan and Switzerland
The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) is currently calling for joint research project proposals from Japanese-Swiss collaborative teams on the subject of “Hydrogen as a renewable energy carrier” and other hydrogen related technologies. The call is part of the Strategic Japanese-Swiss Science and Technology Programme, which aims to bring together Swiss and Japanese researchers on specific research questions.
Young Researchers’ Exchange Program between Japan and Switzerland
Guidelines [pdf] & Application Form [doc]
Further information: http://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-fellow-sp/index.html
The main purpose of the exchange program is to foster and facilitate the direct exchange between Japanese and Swiss research groups and to enable the mobility of young researchers such as PhD students. The program will fund research stays for a duration of 3-6 months and is open to all scientific fields including social sciences and humanities.
University programs in Switzerland
Executive Master Program in Global Supply Chain Management 2018
Application deadline: 30 September 2017 for non-Swiss students
- Further information: https://iml.epfl.ch/
This Executive Master provides all participants with the know-how, the competence necessary for the planning and implementation of logistical projects at the strategic as well as the operational levels. This course is conceived for University graduates (Master’s degree or equivalent titles) who wish to gain an additional special education in logistics.
- Master of Advanced Studies in Intercultural Communications
- Further information: http://www.mic.usi.ch
The MAS in Intercultural Communication (MIC) is a part-time post-graduate program for professionals engaged in managing operational or strategic situations in a multicultural context and in managing multicultural human resources.
Deadline: Candidates are advised to apply as early as possible, at least two months before the beginning of the program.
- Massive Open Online Course: A Resilient Future – Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction
- Further information: https://www.edx.org/course/resilient-future-science-technology-epflx-tech4drr#!
Discover how science and technology help us reduce disaster risk and increase resilience. This course aims to introduce participants to existing and emerging technologies suitable for disaster risk reduction while promoting the overall aim of sustainable development. The course focuses on three main natural hazards- floods, landslides and earthquakes. It also discusses the challenges and limits of adapting and adopting technologies depending on context (Global North and Global South) with examples from Switzerland, Nepal, Colombia, Philippines and other countries.
Calls from Japan
Visiting Research Scholar Fellowship 2017 – 2018
Further information and application: http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/employment/team.html#gaikoku
The International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Kyoto, Japan) is pleased to announce an opening for one or two foreign scholars to reside at the Center and participate during the Japanese academic year 2017-2018 in one of the following team research projects: “East Asian Kingship and Social Order in a Comparative Context: Courts, Empires and States/ Thought, Religion and Rites”, “Expos and Human History”, “Studies in “In-betweeness” in Cross-cultural Communication”, “Projecting Classicism: Visuality, Popularity, and Modernity”.
Next call in May 2018
Visiting Research Scholar (Team Research Organizer) 2017 – 2018
Further information and application: http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/employment/team.html#kokugai
The International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken) supports the team research approach to opening up new frontiers in Japanese studies scholarship. It seeks visiting scholars to plan and organize one-year team research projects for the Japanese academic year (04/2017 – 03/2018).
Visiting Research Scholar 2018 – 2019
Further information and application: http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/employment/index.html#gaikenkobo
The International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken) supports the team research approach to opening up new frontiers in Japanese studies scholarship. The Center invites applications from scholars who wish to conduct research while in residence here. Visiting Research Scholars are expected to engage in collaborative activity with the Center’s permanent faculty by, for example, participating in at least one of the team research projects (“kyōdō kenkyū”). The stay must be for a minimum of three (3) months but not exceed the maximum of twelve (12) months.
Application deadline: Saturday, October 31, 2016