The National Institute of Informatics (NII) in Tokyo—Japan’s premiere research institute for computer science—invites master’s and Ph.D. students from computer science-related programs at the University of Göttingen to apply for paid research internships.

Key Facts

  • Projects: Apply for up to three from this list
  • Duration: 2–6 months
  • Start Date: Flexible, earliest in August 2024
  • End Date: Flexible, latest by March 31, 2025
  • Compensation: Approximately 170,000 JPY (1,030 EUR) per month plus health insurance
  • Travel Expenses: Not covered

Detailed Information

Application Process

  • Preparation: Contact NII researchers who host projects of interest to ensure a good fit.
  • Application Documents:
    • The filled-out application form (select up to three projects).
    • Your CV. Clearly indicate all past employment and educational history.
    • Grade transcripts and certificates from your master’s and Ph.D. programs  (if applicable).
    • Optional: A letter of support from your supervisor at the University of Göttingen
  • Submission: Email your application to Prof. Bela Gipp (
  • Deadline: May 13, 2024, 13:00 (GMT+2)
  • Selection: The computer science department will submit the three best applications to the NII, which will announce the final selection in June.