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The Japan Consortium for Area Studies membership comprises educational and research institutes engaged in area studies, learned societies, NGOs/NPOs, research projects and various other organizations.

Member Organization List (As of October, 2016)

  1. Slavic-Euracian Research Center
  2. Center for Northeast Asian Studies, Tohoku University
  3. The Institute of Christian Culture Miyagi Gakuin Women's University
  4. Department of intercultural studies Miyagi Gakuin Women's University
  5. The Graduate School of International Studies, Utsunomiya University
  6. Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI)
  7. Master's Program in International Area Studies Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba
  8. The Alliance for Research on North Africa (ARENA), University of Tsukuba
  9. Research Institute for Oriental Cultures Gakushuin University
  10. KEIO Institute of East Asian Studies
  11. Graduate School of Global Studies, Sophia University
  12. Sophia University Angkor International Mission
  13. Institute of Asian Cultures, Sophia University
  14. Instituto Iberoamericano, Sophia University
  15. Area Studies in Komaba, The University of Tokyo
  16. Department of Global Agricultural Sciences, the University of Tokyo
  17. Center for Pacific and American Studies, the University of Tokyo
  18. Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo
  19. Graduate School of Global Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
  20. Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA), Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
  21. About Centre for Documentation & Area-Transcultural Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
  22. Asian Cultures Research Institute, Toyo University
  23. Research Institute of International Relations, Nihon University
  24. Regional Research Institute of Agricultural Production, College of Bioresource Science, Nihon University
  25. Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Hosei University
  26. Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
  27. Meiji University Institute for Disarmament and Peace
  28. Rikkyo University Centre for Asian Area Studies
  29. Organization for Regional and Inter-regional Studies, Waseda University
  30. Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University
  31. The Japan Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas (JSSCO)
  32. The Japanese Association for South Asian Studies (JASAS)
  33. Japan society for Southeast Asian Studies
  34. The Japanese Association for American Studies
  35. The Japan Association for Asian Studies
  36. The Toyo Bunko Documentation Center for China Studies (DCCS)
  37. Japan Platform
  38. The NPO Cooperation Afro-Asian Institute of Japan (AAIJ)
  39. HANDS (Health And Development Service)
  40. Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange, the Japan Foundation
  41. Japanese Association for Canadian Studies
  42. The Japan Association for Modern China Studies
  43. Japan Association for Middle East Studies (JAMES)
  44. Japan Association for Latin American Studies
  45. Institute of Eurasian Studies
  46. Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO)
  47. Center for Spatial Information Science, the University of Tokyo
  48. Center for Global Studies, Graduate School of International Relations, University of Shizuoka
  49. CENTER for FAR EASTERN STUDIES(CFES) , University of Toyama
  50. International Center for Chinese Studies (ICCS), Aichi University
  51. The Aichi University Institute of International Affairs
  52. Economic Research Center, School of Economics Nagoya University
  53. Nagoya University Center for Asian Legal Exchange (CALE)
  54. Nagoya City University School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  55. Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies (ASAFAS), Kyoto University
  56. Center for Integrated Area Studies (CIAS), Kyoto University
  57. Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto Universit
  58. Disaster Prevention Research Institute Kyoto University
  59. Institute for Latin American Studies of Kyoto University of Foreign Studies
  60. International Research Institute for Studies in Language and Peace of Kyoto University of Foreign Studies
  61. Doshisha University International Institute of American Studies
  62. Center for Interdisciplinary Study of Monotheistic Religions (CISMOR), Doshisha University
  63. Graduate School of Global Studies, Doshisha University
  64. Japan Association for Malaysian Studies (JAMS)
  65. Japan Association for African Studies
  66. Japanese Society for Slavic and East European Studies
  67. The Japan Society of Tropical Ecology
  68. RIHN Initiative for Chinese Environmental Issues
  69. Osaka University Forum on China
  70. Graduate School of Language and Culture, Osaka University
  71. Asian Research Institute, Osaka University of Economics and Law
  72. National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku)
  73. Japan Society of Social Science on Latin America
  74. Arid Land Research Center (ALRC), Tottori University
  75. Institute for North East Asian Reaserach (NEAR center), The University of Shimane
  76. Graduate School of Kuroshio Science, Kochi University
  77. Kyushu University Research Center for Korean Studies
  78. Institute of Tropical Agriculture at Kyushu University
  79. Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
  80. Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
  81. Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kagoshima University
  82. Kagoshima University Research Center for the Pacific Islands
  83. Tropical Biosphere Research Center University of the Ryukyus
  84. Asian Barometer
  85. Partner for Peace and Environment NPO (Moyai Network)
  86. Forum Iberia & America Latina
  87. Institute of Grassroots China, Hosei University
  88. The Association for Northeast Asia Regional Studies
  89. Osaka University Tekijuku Commemoration Center
  90. Ibero-America Research Institute, Kansai Gaidai University
  91. The Center for South Asian Studies, Gifu Woman's University
  92. Regional Public Policy Research Center
  93. Japan Association for Migration Policy Studies
  94. Doshisha Business School
  95. Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University
  96. Daito Bunka University Graduate School of Asian Area Studies
  97. Nanzan University, Center for Asia-Pacific Studies
  98. Interantional Institute for Okinawan Studies at the University pf the Ryukyus

98 institutions in total