OIST Internship in Japan 2025 (Fully Funded Internship)

OIST Stands for the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology. The Institute is offering a fully funded internship for international students. The applications are open to apply for the OIST Internship in Japan for the Spring 2025 intake. The OIST Internship 2025 will run from April 1st, 2025, – to September 30th, 2025. Starting from 2025, the minimum internship duration will be three months and a maximum of six months. Any student from any country can apply for this prestigious internship program.

The Internship is open to Bachelors, Masters, PhD Students, enrolled students, and those who have recently graduated. An applicant does not need to take or provide IELTS or TOEFL results. Your Airfare, Accommodation, Stipend, Meals, and Visa support will be covered by the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST). Interns will work under the direction of a Professor and contribute to the research activities of OIST. Below are more details about the Internship areas, requirements, and the application process.

Details About OIST Internship in Japan 2025

  • Host Country: Japan
  • Institute: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
  • Duration: 3 to 6 Months (April 1st, 2025, – to September 30th, 2025)
  • Internship coverage: Fully Funded
  • Who can Apply: All International students
  • Deadline: 15th October 2024

Also Check: IPU Switzerland Internship 2024 (1535 Euro/Month Stipend)

Financial Benefits

  • Internship Allowance: JPY 2,400/Day
  • Commuting Allowance: OIST Shuttle Bus Pass
  • Travel Expenses: One direct round-trip air ticket
  • Accommodation: Furnished apartment on or off campus
  • Visa Support: OIST will assist in visa acquisition, insurance procedures, and local registration.

Also Check: IATA Internship Program 2024 (Allowance and Travel Expenses)

Internship Fields

The OIST Research Intern program is available in STEM fields.

  • Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Neuroscience, Mathematics, Computational Science, Environmental, Ecological, and Marine Sciences, Science, Engineering, and Medical.

Interns will work under the supervision of the professor. You can check the name of the professor and the available internship positions here

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students can be from any country. There is no nationality restriction.
  • No need for any IELTS or TOEFL Test.
  • Applicants who are enrolled in a Graduate Degree program can apply.
  • Applicants who are enrolled in an Undergraduate Degree program can also apply.
  • Applicants who have recently graduated can also apply.
  • Bachelors 3rd year and 4th year and Master 1st year & 2nd year students are particularly encouraged to apply.

Also Check: METI Government of Japan Internship 2024 (Fully Funded)

Required Documents

Please complete all these documents in the online application form.

How to Apply for the OIST Research Internship 2025?

Applications to the program must be made through the online form. You can only submit your application after at least one recommendation letter is received in the application system. The results will be announced in late December 2024. The link to the official website is given below.


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