The Japan Foundation / Headquarters (Tokyo)
For general information on the activities of the Japan Foundation, please see our official website. The official website provides wide range of information on the Japan Foundation’s activities and available programs.
Our main recent activities:
Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0004
TEL: 03-5369-6075 FAX: 03-5369-6044 (Information and Resource Center)
The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Urawa
Japanese-language Institute, Urawa is an affiliated organization
of the Japan Foundation and was established in Urawa City (Present
Saitama City) in Saitama Prefecture in July 1989.
The institute runs training projects to educate leading human resources of Japanese-language education overseas and assists development & production of Japanese-language educational materials for enriching Japanese-language education overseas. (It also runs "Minna no Kyozai" available on the Internet.)
There is a special library that collects and offers materials and information including Japanese textbooks, Japanese educational materials, Japanese-language education, Japanese-language, linguistics, Japanese affairs, and foreign language education. It is open not only to parties concerned with the Japanese language but also to the general public.
Address: 5-6-36 Kita-Urawa, Urawa-ku Saitama City 330-0074
TEL: 048- 834-1180 FAX: 048- 834-1170
The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai
Japanese-language Institute, Kansai is an affiliated organization of the Japan Foundation and was established at Tajiri-cho, Osaka Prefecture in May 1997.
The institute provides special Japanese-language training to people who require Japanese language for their specific duty or the purpose of research and also Japanese-learners' training in Japan to encourage Japanese-language learners overseas.
Address: 3-14 Rinku Port Kita, Tajiri-cho, Sennan-gun, Osaka 598-0093
TEL: 0724- 90-2600 FAX: 0724- 90-2800
The Japan Foundation Kyoto Office
The Japan Foundation Kyoto Office has been organizing ”An Evening of Noh and Kyogen” every Autumn to provide foreigners with an opportunity to experience Japanese traditional culture. With the cooperation of the Shigeyama family of Kyogen as well as the Katayama and Kongo families of Noh, this event started in 1974, the year following the establishment of the Japan Foundation. The 36th staging of this annual event was on October 26, 2009.
Address: 3rd Floor, Kyoto International Community House 2-1 Torii-cho, Awataguchi,
Sakyo-ku Kyoto, 606-8436 JAPAN
Tel: 075-762-1136 Fax: 075-762-1137