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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 January, 2020)

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

105 institutions in total