Special Program in Japanese and Eurasian Studies (SPJES)
Update: The application deadline has been rescheduled to February 15, 2020.
This program is designed for training people who can solve various proble
ms 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 guidelines (Please note, that this is an updated version of guidelines with the changed names of the graduate school, due to expected institutional reorganization)