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  • Online Chat Session "つなごう!中東欧と日本"

    The Japan Foundation, Budapest will hold an online chat session in December 2023, "Let's Connect! Central and Eastern Europe and Japan" will be held.
    The dates and times for this event are as follows
    December 10 (Sunday)
    Central European Time: 10:00-11:00
    Japan time : 18:00-19:00
    Capacity : 40 participants
    Participation fee: Free of charge
    Theme :” Year-end and New Year's”

    We are sincerely looking forward to your participation to make this an enjoyable social gathering!

  • PhD Workshop for Doctoral Students in Japanese Studies in Central and Eastern Europe 2024

    The aim of this workshop is to offer a unique opportunity for participants to work together intensively to enhance individual projects and engage in concentrated discussions of common themes and methods. Through presentations and focused sessions, students give and receive critical feedback on thesis projects, fieldwork plans and preliminary results. The informal environment of the workshop provides doctoral students an opportunity to create a multidisciplinary network of advanced graduate students and senior scholars in Central and Eastern Europe in the field of Japanese Studies.
  • Online Chat Session "つなごう!中東欧と日本"

    Starting in October 2023, we will hold an online chat session titled "つなごう!中東欧と日本" that will be held from October 2023. The purpose is to provide an opportunity for communication using Japanese language between native Japanese speakers and those who are studying Japanese in various countries in Central and Eastern Europe.

    The first meeting will be held on the following date and time.
    October 14 (Saturday)
    Central European Summer Time: 13:00-14:00
    Japan time : 20:00-21:00
    Capacity : 40 participants
    Participation fee: Free of charge
    Theme :”My Hobby”
  • Library Closed for taking inventory until: August 28, 2023

    As usual, our library will be closed for a few weeks in August, but we look forward to welcoming all readers on August 29!

  • Literature Night 2023

    The Literature Night is a cultural event where the city and world literature meet in a formative style for three evenings with the help of the participating theatres.
    Each year, the world literature readings in Budapest migrate to a new venue to draw the audience's attention to the cultural specificities of the city, in addition to the literary experience.
  • Japanese Filmweek 2023

    When June comes, it can only mean one thing for Japan Foundation: it is time for our annual Japanese Filmweek!
    Date: 19th - 23rd June
  • PhD Workshop for Doctoral Students in Japanese Studies in Central and Eastern Europe 2023

    The Japan Foundation, Budapest welcomes applications from all advanced graduate students who are pursuing PhD degrees in the Central European region in the field of Japanese Studies.
  • Privacy Policy

    Our privacy policy has been updated to reflect the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation which comes into force on 25th May 2018. By subscribing to our newsletter and events, you agree to the privacy policy described.
  • JFBP Autumn Programme 2018

    This season we offer film showings, lectures and concerts.
  • 2018 Intellectual Exchange Programme between Japan and Europe in Alsace Japanese Study Seminar : Digital Media and Communication - Call for Participation

    The Japan Foundation and Centre Européen d’Etudes Japonaises d’Alsace (CEEJA) has carried out a series of seminars since 2007, with an aim to encourage networking among young researchers on Japan in Europe and further promote Japanese studies in Europe.

Library opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 9 am - 5 pm
Friday: 9 am - 6 pm

Holiday Schedule 2023


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