Overview

  • Organization TypeFoundation, Institute
  • Founded1972
The Japan Foundation is Japan’s only institution dedicated to carrying out comprehensive international cultural exchange programs throughout the world. With the objective of cultivating friendship and ties between Japan and the world, through culture, language and dialogue, the Japan Foundation creates global opportunities to foster friendship, trust and mutual understanding. The Japan Foundation was established in October 1972 as a special legal entity supervised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In October 2003, it was reorganized as an independent administrative institution. Based on a government endowment of 78 billion yen, the activities of the Japan Foundation are financed by annual government subsidies, investment revenue, and donations from the private sector. The mission of the Japan Foundation is to promote international cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and other countries. The Japan Foundation aims comprehensive and effective development of its international cultural exchange programs, in Arts and Cultural Exchange, Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange, and Japanese-Language Education Overseas.

Where is Japan Foundation

Careers

2Current jobs
5Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Expert: Japanese Language and Culture
    Japan
  • Expert: Japanese Language and Culture, Business
    Japan
  • Teacher: Japanese Language
    Singapore

Staff at Japan Foundation have experience in

Sectors

  • hiv/aids
  • development
  • international development
  • events / training
  • tertiary education

Countries

  • japan
  • indonesia
  • united states
  • philippines
  • jamaica

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Former staff

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Company Offices
  • Japan
  • Kyoto
  • 2-1 Torii-cho, Awataguchi, Sakyo-ku
  • Japan
  • Shinjuku
  • 4-4-1 Yotsuya