Name of the Institution: RIKEN
Program Name:
International Program Associate
Type of Degree:
Major Field:
all the field of natural science
Application Period:
according to the partner universities rule
Period of Enrollment:
April, October
Program’s Website:
Contact Information:
Research Personnel Affairs Section, Human Resources Division, RIKEN
Hirosawa 2-1, Wako, Saitama JAPAN 351-0198

ipa-info at mark

Program Overview:

An International Program Associate (IPA) is a non-Japanese doctoral candidate attending a Japanese or overseas graduate school participating in RIKEN’s joint graduate school program. IPAs conduct research at RIKEN under the supervision of RIKEN scientists as part of work toward obtaining a PhD. RIKEN’s joint graduate school program is based on agreements with a number of Japanese and overseas universities and aims to identify and foster talented young scientists capable of contributing to the advancement of science for the global community.