Travel Support Information for Invited Researchers

Travel Support

For Invited Researchers Resident in Japan

For domestic researchers, the TFC will reimburse transportation expenses, hotel costs and your daily allowance by bank transfer after your trip.

Transportation Expenses

  • The TFC will reimburse an airline ticket, railway ticket etc. according to the rules of the Tohoku University. Please arrange and pay for your own tickets in advance of your trip. If you use an aircraft, it is necessary to provide us with a copy of your E-ticket, your original boarding passes, and your receipt as evidence of your trip. Please submit the original outbound boarding passes to us when you visit Tohoku University. For the return trip, please scan the boarding pass and send it to us by e-mail when you have returned to your home institute.

Accommodation and Daily Allowance

  • We will reimburse your accommodation expenses and pay you a daily allowance according to the rules of the Tohoku University. Please make your own hotel reservation in advance of your trip.

For Invited Researchers who wish to come to Sendai with their family

  • We are not able to pay for the travel expenses of your family.

For Invited Researchers who would like to extend their stay in Tohoku for purposes unrelated to the activities of the TFC

We will not reimburse the travel expenses, accommodation expenses, or daily allowance for the days on which you will not work on activities related to the TFC.