Thanks to the assistance provided by the city of Madrid within Japan Plan, a project that promotes the exchange with the Japanese country, the Japan Foundation has a headquarters in the capital of Spain. Japan Foundation, Madrid becomes the twenty-third outside and center opens its doors with the intention to contribute to further progress in spreading Japanese culture in Spain, and mutual understanding between the citizens of Japan and Spain. The Japan Foundation Center, Madrid is located on the second floor of the Palacio de Cañete (C / Mayor, 69-28013 Madrid)
Main activities Japan Foundation, Madrid
With that objective to promote cultural exchange between Japan and Spain, Japan Foundation, Madrid performs the following activities:
Programs presentation of Japanese art and culture. Invitation and displacement of people in the world of culture, youth exchanges citizens, presentation of visual arts, presentation of performing arts, presentation of audiovisual works and books, conferences, seminars, and support popular culture, and promoting the translation and publication of books.
Programs for the dissemination of the Japanese language. Courses, both annual and time - bound targeted for different needs Japanese language. Teacher training courses in Japanese language (taught between Spain and Japan), aid organizations Japanese language teaching faculty, research on teaching Japanese, and implementation of the Official Exam of Japanese Language Level.
Japanese Studies programs and intellectual exchange. Scholarships for research in Japanese studies, helps research centers on Japan, helps organizations intellectual exchange.
Library and Media Library.
Resources and materials for teaching Japanese language.
Or books on Japanese studies.
Or materials for dissemination of contemporary Japanese culture like anime DVD and J-Pop or manga magazines.