Application For MIRAI Program 2018 - Japan

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan has launched “Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs” which promote people-to people exchange between Japan and various nations of the Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean, in order to encourage an understanding of Japan’s economy, society, history, diverse culture, politics and diplomatic relations. 

This year there will be three programs to apply for. Each program is aimed at specific fields of study. Please find below the three different programs and the link to apply online for the suitable program. Also find attached the guidelines for each program (Group 1 to 3) as well as the “Mandatory Assignments for All Participants”, “the Letter of Understanding” and the  “Handling of Personal Information 2018”.

Group 1: Politics and Security, application deadline 7 September 2018

Online Entry Form Group 1

Application Guidelines Group 1 (PDF, 557 KB)

Group 2: Economy and Business, application deadline 12 October 2018

Online Entry Form Group 2

Application Guidelines Group 2 (PDF, 558 KB)

Group 3: Science and Technology, application deadline 30 January 2019

Online Entry Form Group 3

Application Guidelines Group 3 (PDF, 558 KB)

Letter of Understanding (PDF, 169 KB), Mandatory Assignments for Participants (PDF, 150 KB), Handling of Personal Information (PDF, 227 KB)