Program Information
· Program

NRF Joint Research Program (Joint Research)

· Directorate

Directorate for International Affairs

· Program objective

Meet the demand for international cooperation and promote joint research by providing opportunities for various types of exchange activities, such as joint seminars and human resource exchanges, between Korean researchers and overseas researchers from countries which have signed an MOU with the NRF

· Program details

Period: 2 - 3 years


Research areas: All academic areas, S&T areas


Eligibility: Researchers affiliated with “universities” (including affiliated research institutes) and “research institutions” as defined under Article 2 of the Sciences Promotion Act, who are eligible to apply for projects in the name of the head of the relevant institution


Funding: Differs by country

(Unit: KRW 1 million / number of programs)

Funding: Different depending on countries
NationOrganizationFieldsFunding Amount / YearPeriod20182019
TaiwanMOSTS&T30 (USD 27 thousand*)2yrs33
SingaporeA*STARS&T50 (USD 45 thousand*)3yrs3undetermined
Austria/HungaryFWF/NKFIHAll FieldsUp to 100 (USD 91 thousand*)3yrs4undetermined

※ Funding amount may change upon agreement between nations.
* approximation based on exchange rate of 1 USD = 1,100 KRW


Summary: Provide support for joint research

· Contact

YUN, Hyelee; International Exchange Programs (