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TelepART Mobility Support application

TelepART Mobility Support promotes opportunities for researchers to travel and present their work internationally.

Run by the Finnish Institute in Japan, the platform hopes to generate more academic exchange opportunities between Finland and Japan.  

General guidelines

The platform is permanently open to applications. Applicants will be notified of the decision within two weeks of submitting the application.

Funding may be granted for travel, accommodation, and participation/conference fees. Starting from 100€, the support is limited to a maximum of 1,000€.

The funding is granted at the discretion of the Finnish Institute in Japan, and funded projects are published on the Institute's website. 

Awarding criteria

The application will be evaluated by the following criteria:

Academic merit

The significance of the funding for the researcher’s professional and academic activities

The amount of funding applied for and the budget balance

The impact of the project on the quality and quantity of academic exchange and dialogue between Finland and Japan

In order to be eligible for the grant, both the researcher and the event organiser must have a preliminary commitment to the project.  

Terms and conditions

In order to secure TelepART funding, the event(s) must take place no earlier than two calendar weeks from submitting the application.

If allocated TelepART support, the applicant agrees to submit an expense report after the event, enclosing the original receipts for all costs incurred. Additionally, the applicant agrees to respond to a short evaluation questionnaire. Both are to be returned within one month of the performance.

The applicant is expected to contribute to the social media and other communications and PR material of the Institute by providing information and pictures. The event organiser and the performer must mention the support of the Institute and the TelepART program in their communications and include both logos in their event promotion material.

Applications must be submitted in English. For more information about the TelepART programme, please visit the TelepART website. For more information about the Finnish Institute in Japan, please visit the Institute's website.

Thank you for supporting and enabling the TelepART project: the Wihuri Foundation and the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture Contact: For Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy, please visit the Institute's website.