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Summary of Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange Programs (see)

1. Support for Japanese Studies Organizations


Bangladesh: University of Dhaka
China: Fudan University, Liaoning University, Nankai University, Northeast Normal University, Northwest University, Sichuan International Studies University, Zheijiang Gongshang University
India: Jawaharlal Nehru University, Presidency University, University of Delhi, Visva-Bharati University
Indonesia: University of Indonesia
Malaysia: University of Malaya
The Philippines: Ateneo de Manilla University, De La Salle University, Asian Center at University of the Philippines
Singapore: National University of Singapore
South Korea: Hallym University, Kookmin University, Korea University, Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations at Seoul National University, Institute for Japanese Studies at Seoul National University
Taiwan: National Chengchi University
Thailand: Chiang Mai University, Chulalongkorn University, Department of Japanese at Thammasat University, Institute of East Asian Studies at Thammasat University
Vietnam: Department of Japanese Studies at University of Social Sciences and Humanities of Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City, Department of Literature and Linguistic at University of Social Sciences and Humanities of Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City, Institute for Northeast Asian studies at Vietnam Academy of Sochial Sciences, University of Social Sciences and Humanities of Vietnam National University Hanoi


Australia: Australian National University
New Zealand: University of Auckland

The Americas

U.S.A.: Florida International University, Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies *, Johns Hopkins University, Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies* Northwestern University, Pennsylvania State University, Southern Methodist University, Syracuse University, University of California Berkeley, University of California Los Angeles, University of Illinois, University of Iowa, University of Michigan, University of Pittsburgh, Wesleyan University
Mexico: El Colegio de México, Mexico Autonomous Institute of Technology
Brazil: University of São Paulo


Croatia: University of Zagreb
Iceland: University of Iceland
Italy: Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Sapienza University of Rome
Norway: University of Oslo
Romania: University of Bucharest
Russia: School of Regional and International Studies at Far Eastern Federal University,
Saint Petersburg State University
Spain: Autonomous University of Barcelona
U.K.: University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies
Uzbekistan: Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies

Middle East and Africa

Egypt: Cairo University
Iran: Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literature at University of Tehran, Faculty of World Studies at University of Tehran

2. The Beijing Center for Japanese Studies

(1)Invitation programs

 Beijing Foreign Studies University
  12 invited to Japan to engage in Japanese studies
  6 PhD fellows
 Peking University
  18 invited to Japan to engage in training (10th batch of PhD trainees invited to Japan)

(2)Dispatch programs

 6 to Beijing Foreign Studies University
 9 to Peking University

(3)The Beijing Center for Japanese Studies 30th anniversary commemoration project

3. Japanese Studies Fellowships

 Scholars/Researchers (long-term): 68 fellows
 Scholars/Researchers (short-term): 35 fellows
 Doctoral Candidates: 77 fellows

4. Enhancement of Japanese Studies Networks

Asia and Oceania

East Asia Forum for Japanese Studies

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Alsace Japanese Study Seminar
Training of young Russian researchers
Survey of Japanese studies in the Middle East and Europe
26 grants provided in 25 countries

5.Enhancement of Intellectual Exchange

(1)Hosted events

Asia and Oceania

Japan-China-South Korea Cultural Exchange Forum
Japan-China Intellectual Exchange Program: 2 groups and 11 individuals invited to Japan

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

2 public Japan-Germany symposiums on the topic of “Intercultural Cities”
18 people from 4 countries/regions were invited to Japan from the Middle East and North Africa

(2)Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conferences: 52 projects in 34 countries/regions

(3)Grant for International Exchange by Youth and Community Leaders: 21 projects 32 countries/regions

(4)Fellowship for Intellectual Exchange: 8 people from 8 countries/regions

6. Grant Program for Social Science Research and Education on Contemporary Japan

Asia and Oceania

Australian National University

The Americas**

Intellectual and Grassroots Exchange with the United States
Harvard University
Johns Hopkins University
Stanford University
Yale University


INALCO (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales)/Paris Diderot University (also known as Paris 7)
King’s College London

7.Intellectual and Grassroots Exchange with the United States**

[Hosted programs]

(1)Abe Fellowship: 10 scholars and 4 journalists

(2)Japan Outreach Initiative (JOI): 14 JOI coordinators (4 new and 10 continuing)

(3)U.S.-Japan Intellectuals Network Program: 2 invited intellectuals implemented

(4)Japanese-American Leadership Symposium: 1 held

[Grant programs]

(1)Special Initiatives: 9

(2)Regular Grants: 20 (10 new and 10 ongoing)

(3)CGP New York (CGPNY)

CGPNY dicertionery grants: 21
CGPNY grants for Japan-America Societies: 8

8. The U.S.-Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange (CULCON)**

Special CULCON seminars
Public forums held by the CULCON Arts Dialogue Committee

*Research and training organizations operated in Japan by U.S. universities
**Administered by the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership