KANSAI UNIVERSITY

Researcher Dispatch Programs

Scholars in Residence Abroad

Operations of Scholars in Residence Abroad Program was transferred to Division of Research Development. See here about Scholars in Residence Abroad Program.

Kansai University Fund for Domestic and Overseas Research

Kansai University's full-time teschers can engage in thier research at domestic and overseas universities or research institutions as Kansai University Fund for Domestic and Overseas Researcher exempt from classworks, leading disserations, and operation managements except fpr thier research.
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Scholars Studying Abroad

Those who study at an overseas university or research institution for a certain period for the purpose of conducting research or study in the field of their expertise, in receipt of financial aid from the government of Japan, a foreign government or public or private organization in Japan or overseas as a scholarship.

1)Application Procedure

If you are elected as a scholarship recipient by a public or private organization and decide to study abroad, you need to submit a Study Abroad Application Form (From 5) to the Board of Directors via the Dean of your Faculty and the President together with a copy of the notification of appointment as a scholarship recipient (along with a translation) and other relevant documents to seek and obtain permission.

Submit a "Research Plan for Scholars in Residence Abroad" (Form 2) and a "Request for Payment of Travel Expenses" (Form 3) no later than one month prior to departure (Section 11 of Article 14 and Section 2 of Article 13)

2)Period of Study Abroad

As a general rule, the period of stay at the destination is one year or less (Article 24).

3)Others

The University policy for Scholars in Residence Abroad applies mutatis mutandis to Scholars Studying Abroad (Article 25).

  • Submission of Research Plan for Scholars in Residence Abroad (Article 9)
  • Change in Research Plan (Article 10)
  • Leave from Duties of Devotion to Service (Article 11)
  • Submission of Notice of Return (Article 14)
  • Salary Payment (Article 15)
  • Submission of Report (Article 16)
    (A Status Report is required only if the period of study abroad is 184 days or more.)
  • Publication of Research Results (Article 17)
  • Cancelation of Qualification of Scholars in Residence Abroad (Article 19)

Scholars on Business Trip Abroad

Researchers who go on a business trip abroad for the purpose of academic research, research study, participation in an academic meeting, inspection, a lecture or education, commissioned by the government of Japan, a foreign government or a public or private organization in Japan or overseas, or from sheer necessity of their own research shall apply for a permit as a Scholar on Business Trip Abroad (Article 2, Section 26).

1)Permit Application Procedure

Researchers who go on a business trip abroad shall submit an Application Form for Business Trip Abroad (Form 6) to the Dean of their Faculty no later than one month prior to the scheduled departure (or no later than six months prior to the scheduled departure for those who go on a business trip abroad for more than three months) to apply for and obtain permission (Article 26).

2)Subsidies for Part of Necessary Expenses

A subsidy payment for Scholar on Business Trip Abroad is made for up to 200,000 yen in accordance with the standards for support as stipulated in item (5) of Table 2 in the University policy.
If you receive a subsidy payment, you need to submit a Report on Use of Travel Expenses for Scholars on Business Trip Abroad and supporting documents (e.g. receipts) within one week after your return to Japan.
Moreover, if the amount of your necessary expenses is less than the amount of the subsidy payment, you need to refund the balance.

3)Submission of Notice of Return

You need to submit a Notice of Return to the Dean of your Faculty within one week after your return to Japan (Article 28).

4)Other

  • Submission of Research Plan (Article 9)
  • Change in Research Plan (Article 10)
  • Leave from Duties of Devotion to Service (Article 11)
  • Salary Payment (Article 15)
  • Submission of Report (Article 16)
  • Publication of Research Results (Article 17)
  • Cancelation of Qualification of Scholars in Residence Abroad (Article 19)