The Japan Foundation Asia Center
The NIHONGO Partners Program
The NIHONGO Partners Program sends Japanese citizens to educational institutions in Asia to serve as partners for the Japanese teachers and their students by supporting Japanese language classes and introducing Japanese culture. The program not only foster connections with Japanese-language learners and local people, but also introduces Japanese culture through extracurricular activities and events.The NIHONGO Partners Program
Arts and Cultural Exchange
The Japan Foundation Asia Center promotes exchange programs among the people of Asia in a wide range of fields such as art, films, performing arts, sports, grassroots exchange, and intellectual exchange. We create a new Asian culture together through interaction, collaboration, and respect for diversity and people's identity.
Grant and Fellowship
Application forms and instructions for FY2021 Asia Center Grant Programs are now available.
*For FY2021, only applications from within Japan are eligible.
Grant Program for Enhancing People-to-People Exchange
*Submission period: April 1 - September 15, 2021