Our Laboratory always welcomes students (applicants to our Master/phD course) and interns from overseas. So far, we have been accepting many interns and students from Asia, Africa, EU, US, etc. We also have Japanese students who are energetic to collaborate with other people. You will have good experiences with us as long as you take action. We are conducting broad area of studies including cybersecurity, the Internet, and cyber-physical system. If you are interested in our lab, please contact professors.
Those who intend to study in Japan might worry about language barrier but you do not need to worry about it; we all speak English and are conducting research in English. If you intend to get your degree in NAIST, you can technically get both master and ph.D degrees only by English. We provide English-based lectures, which are enough to get required credits for the degree. You can check it here .
Note, we cannot offer financial support for both intern and student basically but some foundations provide it. The followings are funds of what you may possibly apply. If you are interested in them, read carefully their instruction, contact us, and apply it by yourself. If you can come without a financial support, it is welcomed but contact us in advance.
Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) offers scholarship for qualified international students who are accepted by a Japanese university, graduate school, junior college, college of technology (3rd grade or upper) or professional training college (hereinafter referred to as “Japanese school”) under a student exchange agreement or other student exchange arrangement on a short-term basis from 8 days to one year between Japanese school and their home higher educational institution outside Japan (hereinafter referred to as “home school”).
There are six types of Japanese government-sponsored scholarships available under the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship program : those for research students, teacher training students, undergraduate university students, Japanese studies students, college of technology students, special training students.
NICT Foreign Researcher Invitation Program
Under this program , NICT will support domestic organizations that wish to invite a foreign researcher to conduct research and development in the field of advanced telecommunications and broadcasting technology. NICT will cover the costs of inviting the foreign researchers.
To promote international scientific cooperation, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science encourages highly qualified researchers from the world to come to and conduct joint research activities with colleagues at Japanese universities and research institutes. JSPS offers five postdoctoral fellowship programs , each with different eligibility requirements.
UNESCO/ Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowship
The Government of Japan has generously funded each year 20 fellowships through the UNESCO Co-Sponsored Programme . This partnership between UNESCO and Japan has offered several opportunities to young researchers from developing countries to study abroad and to bring back to their countries an added value of knowledge and skills in the field of scientific research. They acquired rich experience allowing them to better contribute to the development of their countries.