Welcome to the website of the only Centre for Japanese Studies in sub-Saharan Africa.
The objectives of the Centre are summarised as follows:
- To be an interdisciplinary education and research institute that facilitates and carries out research, education, exchange and training focused on Japan and South Africa.
- To be an education and research institute that acts as an intellectual hub to facilitate academic partnership between South Africa and Japan, catering for a wide community of academics, students, and members of the private and public sectors.
- To promote the profile of Japan within the South African community in the areas of business, economic, cultural and other areas by initiating programmes and events related to Japan, such as seminars and workshops.