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【間:AI DA 】 DAAD-Kyoto University Partnership Programme

AI DA (Ambitious Intelligence ・ Dynamic  Acceleration)” is a generic name of the programs to promote internationalization of research developed and managed by KURA in collaboration with international funding agencies etc., in which we aim to accelerate carrier development of ambitious early career researchers (ECRs).  Currently a partnership programme is operated jointly with DAAD in Germany. AIDA team also collaborates with partner institutions; foundations, cultural and industrial organizations and provides useful information and opportunities for ECRs.

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Report「間:AI DA Review 2019」

○ DAAD-Kyoto University Partnership Programme towards SDGs   *MoU Renewed !

The “DAAD-Kyoto University Partnership Programme” aims to foster academic exchange and co-operation between institutions of higher education and research institutions in Germany and Kyoto University in order to promote joint research projects and scientific collaboration in any field connected to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through funding to increase the mobility of junior scholars and Early Career Researcher (ECR). The objective is to strengthen or initiate long-term bilateral or multilateral collaborative research and partnerships among German universities / research institutions and Kyoto University.

The DAAD and Kyoto University have agreed to extend MoU on the 2nd stage, and to invest an annual budget each for approximately four to eight (4 – 8) new projects from each side

* Call for 2021-22 *closed (September 18)
– Submission Deadline: From June 16 to September 18 2020.

 *An applicant in Kyoto University and his/her German partner are asked to submit the common application form to Kyoto University Research Administration Office and DAAD respectively.
For further detail, please read the Guideline of call for application 2021-2022.

*<online>Introduction and Networking Session with Past Program awardees: July 8 Download presentations.

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List of past projects and researchers

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Kyoto University Research Administration Office【間:AI DA】Team
Tel: 075-753-5179 (Taro Sonobe, Osamu Kuwata, Asa Nakano, Tamaki Suzuki, Aron Wittfeld, Takao Nakakubo)
E-mail: aida (at)   *Please replace at with @.