What's New

Both Mr. Shuichi NAKAJIMA and Ms. Nakayo KIMURA have left MIF’s secretariat as of March 31. MIF highly appreciates their dedication for a long time in the past. On April 1, the secretariat welcomed Mr.Tatsuo SEKINO as a new Secretary General and Mr. Yosuke WATANABE as a new Deputy Secretary General. The new secretariat has already declared their best efforts for the MIF’s further development.

MIF has started receiving application for 2018 Fellowship Program.

For details, please click “Fellowship Program”.

Study Tour 2016-2 has been organized from November 8th to 12th, 2016. 10 MIF Research Fellows participated in the tour and visited cities of Kyoto, Nara and Hiroshima.

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From July to November this year, MIF has invited 11 researchers from Thailand, Malaysia, Spain, Uzbekistan(2), Cuba, Nigeria,Ukraine, Cameroon, Georgia and U.S.A.

In consequence, 29 foreign researchers has been invited by the 2016 MIF research fellowship program.


On October 5th, the Ambassador of Embassy of Burkina Faso in Japan, visited MIF.

Prof. Hirohisa UCHIDA, the chair of MIF, has welcomed His Excellency Francois OUBIDA and the First Counsellor Benjamin NANA at the office of MIF in Suginami-ku, Tokyo.