KOKUSAITEKI Research Fund(International Research Fund)

【Important Notice】
Overseas travel and conducting research abroad are now difficult due to the spread of the Novel Coronavirus. Regarding the application for 2020 KOKUSAITEKI Research Fund, we're now considering the acceptance of applications and reconsidering the application period.The details will be informed in this website late April.

Aim and Qualification

This is the research fund to accelerate and support the international research activities of the young researchers of the doctoral program at Ritsumeikan University.


The doctoral or the integrated doctoral students who are planning to do research activities abroad over 15days within the appropriate year.

Those who were selected as recipients of this fund less than twice while being enrolled.

*This Research Grant is distributed once a year, and three times during enrollment per selected applicant.

*Please be sure to check the details in the Application Guidelines.

Number of Acceptance

Less than 55 per year (The number of acceptance will be differ from the day of stay abroad.Check the Application Guidelines for more details.)

Application Procedures  
Application will be accepted by the submission of designated application form and required documents together and submit them within the application period.

*Please read the Application Guidelines carefully when making Application Form.

Application Period

・Spring semester: From Fri., May 17 to Thur., May 23, 2019   by 5:00pm *JST

・Fall semester : From Fri., Oct 25 to Thur., Oct 31, 2019   by 5:00pm *JST

Applicants must make the application form by Ri-SEARCH.

You can check the way to make the forms through the below manuals.

Procedures for the Recipients

We will hold a briefing session for the recipients. Selected applicants must attend.

Subject:Important reminder the procedure hereafter. If you cannot attend a briefing due to an unavoidable reason, contact to the Office of Graduate Studies before the briefing on your graduate school campus.

Research Report

The recipients of this fund should report their research result. Please submit the Research Report(form 3) by the end of the academic year.
And also we will have the oral or poster presentation session for the research achievement. Please join us aggressively.

Poster Session 2018 will be was held as below.(2019.7.1)

  • Sun, June 6, 2019   

Download Forms   

 The documents below were released on July 2.

Inquiry Office

Office of Graduate Studies:
Kinugasa Campus Shitoku-kan 4F 075-465-8195