Only 4 weeks left to apply for MINERVA fellowship

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation proposes a 6-month in-house fellowship scheme in Japan, designed to support its research and policy analysis of EU-Japan economic and industrial issues.

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.

Next slot:                                         1 April 2020 – 30 September 2020
Deadline to apply:                         1 December 2019
Fellowship:                                      2500 € /month
Location:                                         Tokyo, Japan

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: