Vulcanus in Europe 2024-2025


Host a Japanese intern and get a new input into your R&D projects

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation (a joint venture between the Japanese Government and the European Commission)  is inviting applications from EU based companies to host Japanese trainees for 7 months, from 19 August 2024(*), through the 'Vulcanus in Europe' scheme.

The trainees come from leading Japanese universities and are students in engineering, IT, biology, chemistry, and other scientific/high-tech fields.

They will be able to communicate in your company’s local EU language.

EU Company’s advantages: a valuable addition to the R&D workforce and an insight into the Japanese culture, extremely useful for successful business with Japan.


- Application deadline: 23 September 2023

- Information & application form:

- Contact: Margherita Rosada on +32 2 282 3715 or by e-mail:

(*) 6 months, from 19 September 2024, if your national law allows max 6-month traineeships.


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