[ACADEMIC EVENT] Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) conference at the Université de Lyon

On The October 26, 2023

The Université de Lyon is organizing a conference held by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science on Thursday, October 26. To mark the occasion, a delegation from the JSPS Strasbourg Office will present the various mobility programs funded by Japan.

Founded in 1932, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is Japan’s largest funding agency for scientific research. It supports research projects in all academic fields. JSPS is well established internationally, with offices in many countries around the world. The JSPS Strasbourg Office in France was established in 2001 within the Maison Universitaire France-Japon (France-Japan University Center) to promote scientific cooperation between Japan and France, as well as with other European countries.

Click here to find out more about the JSPS (website in English)

On Thursday, October 26, 2023, the Université de Lyon will be holding a conference to introduce the JSPS. This will be the perfect opportunity to reiterate the importance of its International Alliance in developing the UdL’s international policy and the predominant place of exchanges with Japan in this policy since its creation.

Conference program

The conference will be held in English.


  • Séverine Dalynjak, Head of International Office at the Université de Lyon


  • Kenji Kuratomi, from the Japanese Consular Office in Lyon

Academic cooperation with Japan

  • Jean-Yves Cavaillé, Professor at INSA Lyon

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) program

  • Speech,
    Dr. Kazuhiko Saigo, Director of the JSPS Strasbourg Office
  • An overview of international programs,
    Tomoko Yamaguchi and Ayano Haradafor the JSPS Strasbourg Office
  • Testimonials from JSPS alumni,
    Dr. Jocelyn Turpin and Dr. Alexandre Dufour

Discussions – Q&A session

Registration is now closed.