The Japan Foundation invites individuals & organizations that are planning international exchange projects and activities to participate in programs of the Japan Foundation.
The Japan Foundation carries out its programs and activities in the three major areas of Art and Cultural Exchange, Japanese-Language Education Overseas, Japanese Studies Overseas and Intellectual Exchange, as well as Strengthening the Cultural Exchange in Asia.
Successful applicants are provided with grants/fellowships, research scholarships, Japanese-language training programs, and other forms of support.
Please read the General Instructions thoroughly, and then go to the Program List, organized by categories and objectives, for general information of each program.
If you find in the Program Guidelines a program that matches the project that you or your organization are planning, please obtain the respective application instructions and application forms. Complete the forms and submit your application to the specified office.
The Japan Foundation screens the applications and provides support to successful applicants.
Japan Foundation conducts programs in these major areas of
- Arts and Cultural Exchange,
- Japanese-Language Education Overseas,
- Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange,
- Strengthening Cultural Exchange in Asia.
|Southeast Asia||Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam|
|East Asia||People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Japan, Republic of Korea, Macau, Mongolia, Taiwan|
|South Asia||Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka|
|North America||Canada, United States of America|
|Oceania||Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall, Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu|
|Central America||Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago|
|South America||Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela|
|Eastern Europe||Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan|
|Western Europe||Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican|
|Middle East||Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian Interim Self-Government Authority, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen|
|North Africa||Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia|
|Africa||Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central Africa, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Republic of South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe|
|Level||Grants / Fellowships / Seed grants|
|Subject areas||All disciplines under the foundation scope|
|Eligibility||Open for international students|
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