Kyoto University Research Administration


Academic Support

Providing Information on External Funding Programs

KURA gathers information on various open calls for both domestic and foreign external funds. The collected information is shared via e-mail or briefing sessions as well as through the database at any time.

Information on relevant funding opportunities

Grants information and so on

【YARI】Kyoto University Grants Information Database
【Pivot-RP】Comprehensive International Funding Database
【Research grants for English language users】

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  • Life as a Scholar: Kyoto University and Beyond ML (for newly joined and early-career researchers)
    Delivering information useful for research activities and daily life approximately once a month.
    Please register from the link below.
  • Support for international faculty members ML
    Delivering notifications about research funding opportunities that English applications are acceptable and other relevant information. If you are interested in joining our ML list, please contact us via email.
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  • Kyoto University European Center ML
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Briefing sessions and so on

Briefing sessions for information on external research funding programs (Only in Japanese)

Information on each funding program

 Please visit each link below for details about each program.

JST CREST, PRESTO, ACT-X, AMED-CREST and PRIME (CREST and related programs)
Moonshot Research and Development program
JST A-STEP program (Japanese Only)
JICA programs (Japanese Only)
RISTEX (Japanese Only)
JSPS “Topic-Setting Program to Advance Cutting-Edge Humanities and Social Sciences Research” (Japanese Only)
JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC・PD・RPD・Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research in Japan)

For information about other projects than the above, please feel free to email us.


Kyoto University Research Administration Center (KURA)
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