Culture and Education
Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC)
Guide to Scholarship and Youth Exchange Programs
Meet the MEXT Scholars and JET Participants Online SeriesWatch video testimonials from MEXT scholars and JET Programme participants here.
Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship
The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme
Japanese Culture and Language
Hello! Japan (Application)
Asian International Children Film Festival (AICFF) (Download)
Japanese Cultural Grant Aid Project (Application)
Grant Assistance for Cultural Grassroots Project (Application)
Japanese Language Learning
Japan Foundation Manila (JFM) Official Site
Nihongo Center Foundation, Inc.
Japanese- Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Official Site
JFT- Basic Official Site
Japan Foundation E-Learning Site Minato
NHK World Nihongo Learning
Library and Publication
The JICC Library is located on the second floor of the Embassy of Japan building. It houses approximately 7,000 English and Japanese books and 500 video materials, all about Japan, its land, people, government, culture and society. A small collection of current magazines and newspapers, also in English and Japanese, is also available for reference.
|Library Hours||: Monday to Friday except Holidays|
| 09:00 ~ 12:00
A video selection VHS or DVD format are available for borrowing for educational purposes. These video materials feature various topics on Japan including culture, politics, economics, business, sports and others. Items can be borrowed upon reservation through a phone call to our library staff.
The JICC publishes the Japan Bulletin, a quarterly newsmagazine with a circulation of 4,000 copies per issue. It is distributed free of charge to different Philippine government offices and agencies, the diplomatic community, media organizations, business corporations, educational and cultural institutions and the general public. The Bulletin provides information on recent activities of the JICC and the Embassy of Japan, Japan-related news from the Philippines and Japan, as well as newsworthy articles from other sources.
Japan Bulletin E-Magazine (Download)
Other printed materials from Japan such as Nipponica is distributed regularly through the JICC as well. This publication also gives up-to-date information on Japanese society and culture.