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Summary of Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange Programs (see)

1.Support for Japanese studies organizations


South Korea: Hallym University, Korea University, Kookmin University, Seoul National University Institute for Japanese Studies
China: Sichuan International Studies University, Northwest University, Zhejiang Gongshang University, Northeast Normal University, Nankai University, Fudan University, Liaoning University
Taiwan: National Chengchi University
Indonesia: University of Indonesia
Singapore: National University of Singapore
Thailand: Faculty of Liberal Arts at Thammasat University, Institute of East Asian Studies at Thammasat University, Chulalongkorn University, Chiang Mai University
The Philippines: Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, Asian Center at University of the Philippines
Vietnam: Institute for Northeast Asian Studies at Vietnam Academy of Social Science, University of Social Science and Humanities of Vietnam National University Hanoi
Malaysia: University of Malaya
India: Jawaharlal Nehru University, University of Delhi, Visva-Bharati University
Bangladesh: University of Dhaka


Australia: Australian National University


USA: University of Iowa, Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies*, Antioch College, University of Illinois, Wesleyan University, Emory University, Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies*, Johns Hopkins University, Syracuse University, Northwestern University, University of North Georgia, University of Pittsburgh, Furman University, Florida International University, Pennsylvania State University, University of Michigan, Southern Methodist University, University of Mary Washington
Mexico: El Colegio de México, Mexico Autonomous Institute of Technology
Brazil: University of Sao Paulo


Italy: Sapienza University of Rome
UK: University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies
Spain: Autonomous University of Barcelona
Uzbekistan: Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies
Bulgaria: Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
Lithuania: Vytautas Magnus University
Romania: University of Bucharest
Russia: School of Regional and International Studies at Far Eastern Federal University, Saint Petersburg State University

Middle East and Africa

Israel: Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Egypt: Cairo University

2.The Beijing Center for Japanese Studies

(1)Invitation programs

Beijing Foreign Studies University
 15 Masters students of the 30th session invited to Japan to engage in Japanese studies
 3 PhD fellows of 15th session
Peking University
 17 invited to Japan to engage in training (11th group of PhD trainees invited to Japan)

(2)Dispatch programs

7 to Beijing Foreign Studies University
10 to Peking University

3.Japanese Studies Fellowship

Scholars/Researchers (Long-term): 63 fellows
 Scholars/Researchers (Short-term): 26 fellows
 Doctoral Candidates: 85 fellows

4.Enhancement of Japanese studies network

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Alsace Japanese Study Seminar
Training of young Russian researchers
27 grants provided in 27 countries

5.Enhancement of intellectual exchanges

(1)Hosted events

Asia and Oceania

Japan-China-South Korea Cultural Exchange Forum
Japan-China Intellectual Exchange Program: 2 groups and 15 individuals invited to Japan
Japan-India Dialogue


The Centennial Projects after Natsume Soseki's Death
Commemorative Symposium for Rubén Darío

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Central Asian Symposium
Japan-Germany Symposium
8 people from 8 countries were invited to Japan from the Middle East and North Africa
Joint public seminar with Council of Europe on the topic of "Intercultural Cities": 58 people from 13 counties/regions took part, with 2 people dispatched from Japan.

(2)Grants programs for intellectual exchange conferences: 45 projects in 31 countries/regions.

(3)Grant for International Exchanges by Youth and Community Leaders: 32 projects in 32 countries/regions.

(4)Fellowship for Intellectual Exchanges: 1 person from 1 country

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

Asia and Oceania

Australian National University


Yale University

Johns Hopkins University
Harvard University
Stanford University


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

7.Intellectual and Grassroot Exchanges with the United States**

Hosted programs

(1)Abe Fellowship: 10 researchers and 4 journalists

(2)Japan Outreach Initiative (JOI): 13 JOI coordinators (4 new and 9 continuing)

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

(4)Japanese-American Leadership Symposium: 1 held

Grant programs

(1)Special Initiatives: 12

(2)Regular Grants: 10 (6 new and 4 continuing)

(3)CGP New York (CGPNY)

CGPNY discretionary grants: 31
CGPNY grants for Japan-America Societies: 5

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