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Application for International Postdoctoral Membership

A member without Japanese nationality who received a doctoral degree from a Japanese university and belongs to an overseas institution can apply for International Postdoctoral Membership with an endorsement from their academic instructor.

With the annual membership fee of 3,000 JPY, International Postdoctoral Members are eligible to subscribe for free to the JSAP’s online English journal (APEX /JJAP) instead of JSAP’s Japanese membership journal (OYO BUTURI). The valid period of the membership is for three years including the year of returning to their home country.

Application Procedure

Qualification:
The applicants should be
  • 1) those without Japanese nationality.
  • 2) Graduate Student Members or Regular Members who received a doctoral degree from a Japanese university and will belong/ belong to overseas institutions.
Application Form:
Submission:
Please fill out the application form and send by post, fax or by email as a scanned document to the following.
Membership Services, The Japan Society of Applied Physics
Yushima Urban Bldg. 7F, 2-31-22 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0034
TEL: +81-3-5802-0862 FAX: +81-3-5802-6250
Email:
(Paragraph 5, Article 2 of the Detailed Rules of The Japan Society of Applied Physics)

As a general rule, if a Member without Japanese nationality who received a doctoral degree from a Japanese university and belongs to an overseas institution applies in accordance with prescribed procedures based on nomination of an educator at the Japanese university, he/she will, upon review by the international committee, be approved as a International Postdoctoral Member. International Postdoctoral Members may gratuitously view only Applied Physics Express (APEX) and the Japanese Journal of Applied Physics (JJAP), English journals, instead of Japanese journals. The period of this provision shall be for three years, including the year of returning to the home country.