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Visiting Professorships

Basic Requirements

This grant is to support short-term visits of international scholars who will give lectures or classes. Expenses covered include transportation, honoraria, and per diem. It is preferable that the visiting professor should lecture in more than one country. The maximum amount of each award is EUR2,500.

All applications must include the following items, in the order listed below:

  1. 1. Project abstract (approximately 500 words).

  2. 2. A detailed itemized budget (If this sum is to be supplemented by matching funds, please include this information in the budget).

  3. 3. A description of the proposed project of no more than 7 pages in length.

  4. 4. Detailed CV of the invited professor.

  5. 5. Letters of support from the applicant(s) and participating institution(s).

Application Procedures

Applications must be submitted to our online application database. E-mail and paper applications will not be accepted. Applications may be submitted every year from August 1 (to start the application process, please click here).


  1. 1. The application period for Visiting Professorships is from August 1 to October 15. Applications after October 15 will not be accepted.

  2. 2. A list of grant recipients will be announced in early June of the year following the October deadline.

  3. 3. For applications which do not receive funding, the Foundation will inform the institutions and project directors within seven days after the results are made public. For applications that do receive support, the Foundation will inform the institutions and project directors as quickly as possible in order to arrange for contracts to be signed.

  4. 4. The Foundation does not provide a written critique for unsuccessful applications

    Contact Information

    Tel: +886-2-2704-5333 ext. 19