Apply for MINERVA Fellowship

The EU-Japan Centre is launching the 2018 spring/summer session of its 6 months in-house fellowship scheme in Japan, targeting EU, COSME and Japanese academics, trade/economic analysts and civil servants. The scheme is designed to support the Centre's policy analysis of EU-Japan economic and industrial issues.

Next slot:                                           1 April – 31 September 2018
Deadline to apply:                           15 December 2017
Fellowship:                                        2000 € /month
Location:                                            Tokyo, Japan

The Research Fellow will undertake research work on a selected priority topic of the Centre, which should result in a consistent policy report (70-100 pages), to be owned by the Centre. Apart from research on a pre-determined topic, the Research Fellow will be expected to support the daily analytical activities of the Centre, including media monitoring, policy briefings, seminar reports, etc.

For priority topics, please check the following link:

Who can apply?

Candidates must be citizens of an EU Member-State or a COSME Third Country (*) or Japan. They must be professionals (trade and economic analysts, academics, scientists, civil servants) with a proven interest in EU-Japan cooperation from multiple perspectives (trade/market access, industrial policy issues, R&D, etc...).

Minimum requirements: EU/COSME or Japanese citizenship, university degree, strong interest and motivation in Japan and EU-Japan relations.

For more information, please go to: