Special Program in Japanese and Eurasian Studies (SPJES)

January 15, 2021 – Deadline for the preliminary application

Update: The application period has been extended to March 1, 2021.
Update: University Application Submission Dates for Fall 2021: April 1 – April 19, 2021

This program is designed for training people who can solve various problems

and issues related to sustainable development in Central Asian states. This is a graduate program offering students from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, and Azerbaijan an MA degree in 18 months. It is supported by the Nippon Foundation Central Asia Fellowship. Those applicants who demonstrate outstanding abilities will be awarded full scholarships from the Nippon Foundation (up to 10 scholarships per year).

Application form

Application guidelines

* For details about the Special Program for Central Asia Countries (SPCEA) which holds this SPJES program, view the SPCEA program here. Contact us at spca-info@ml.cc.tsukuba.ac.jp with any questions or concerns regarding the University Application Submission.