Japan Society for The Promotion of Science (JSPS) offered scholarships for doctoral research programme to Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) in the disciplines of social, natural and humanities sciences.
Director of JPSS, Prof. Kuniaki Tamashita, said JSPS had already distributed doctoral scholarships to countries in the world, including Indonesia. In ASEAN, Indonesia ranks second after Thailand that receives such scholarships. From 1987-2015 there were 144 recipients.
“Hopefully, more people, including from UGM, can join the JSPS programme,” he said in the “JSPS Sharing Information and Research Opportunity” event at UGM on Friday (18/11).
Furthermore, Kuniaki explained other programme, RONPAKU, for dissertation writing, and research collaborations as well as post-doctoral scholarships in Japan.
Secretary of Directorate for Partnership, Alumni, and International Affairs of UGM, Dr. Danang Sri Hadmoko, welcomed the scholarships offered by the JSPS. UGM is open to establish research collaborations with many institutions, including Japanese universities.