Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency – JAXA
The Japan Aerospace and Exploration Agency is a publicly funded astronautics agency conducting research in several astronautics-related fields. It is a nationally and internationally recognized institution working in collaboration with the European Space Agency ESA, NASA, and higher education and research institutions worldwide.
As part of the cooperation with JAXA, RWTH students in the fields of engineering and the natural sciences have the opportunity to complete research projects of a few months duration or even Master's theses in site in Japan. Alternatively, open arrangement with JAXA, it is possible to individually arrange periods of study or research abroad.
Please also note the opportunities for funding provided by MIRAI scholarship for students and doctoral candidates at RWTH Aachen.
|Number of Students|
|Type of Agreement||University Cooperation|
|Who can apply?||Master Students
|Type of Stay||Research activities and projects only|
|Length of Stay||flexible|
|Time of Stay||flexible|
|Number of Exchange Placements||flexible|
|Prerequisites for application||Very good academic performance|
Very good English skills
TOEFL is not required
|Deadline for applications to the International Office||
You can apply at any time, but at least six months prior to the planned research stayPlease submit your application to: Bettina Dinter
|Costs||Travel expenses, living costs and housing|
|Average Costs of Living||approximately 800 euros|
Participants must take out health insurance and private liability insurance for abroad.