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Types of Exchange

“Science and Technology Experience Course” (Course A)

①Purpose/Contents

The Asian youths coming to Japan participate in science and technology exchange activities prepared and arranged by the receiving organization.

  1. a) In the event the receiving organization is educational establishment, research institute and private company that personally conduct education or research and development activities, more than half of the exchange plan shall be spent on attending special lectures, visiting laboratory and participating in other activities conducted by the receiving organization. These activities may include those conducted by other organizations.
  2. b) Exchange plan by other receiving organization (independent administrative agency, local government, incorporated foundation or incorporated association that doesn’t personally conduct education or research and development activities) will include visiting laboratories of university or private company, schools and science museums, and participating in science activities such as chemistry experiments that are planned and arranged by the receiving organization. In order to make this course just an observation trip, they must clarify the objective of the plan and it must include contents that can achieve the objective.

②Length of Stay

One week is regarded as the standard length of stay (Maximum of 10 days).

③Number of People Invited

  1. In the case of a), there is a limit of 10 people as a general rule (Excluding the guardian).
  2. In the case of b), there is a limit of 15 people as a general rule (Excluding the guardian).

“Collaborative Research Activity Course” (Course B)

①Purpose/Contents

Graduate school students and postdoctoral researchers from Asia conduct short-term collaborative research activities at with Japanese researchers on a clearly defined subject based on the arrangements made by the receiving organization (including educational establishment, research institution and private company that personally conduct education or research and development activities related to science and technology). This course may also include joint seminar (or symposium) on a specific theme conducted by the receiving organization in cooperation with the sending organization.

②Length of Stay

Three week is regarded as the standard length of stay.

③Number of People Invited

There is a limit of 10 people as a general rule (Excluding the guardian).

“Science and Technology Training Course” (Course C)

①Purpose/Contents

The Asian youths who visit Japan participate in training based on the arrangements made by the receiving organization (including educational establishment, research institution and private company that personally conduct education or research and development activities related to science and technology) to intensively learn technology and capability concerning science and technology implemented for youths in Asian counties/regions by the receiving organization.

②Length of Stay

One week is regarded as the standard length of stay (Maximum of 10 days).

③Number of People Invited

There is a limit of 25 people as a general rule (Excluding the guardian). (When inviting from multiple counties/regions)
*In the case of inviting youths from one country/region, there is a limit of 15 people.

Types of Exchange