Ministry of Foreign Affairs 
Provides detailed information on Japanese government policy including culture, economic affairs, and the JET programme.

The Embassy of Japan in the UK

Information on the services offered by the Embassy as well as interesting links.

Japanese Mission to the EU

Website devoted to the relationship between Japan and the EU, including economic and political information.

Japan External Trade Organisation

JETRO, the Japan External Trade Organisation, is a Japanese non-profit, semi-governmental organisation.  It supports trade and business between Japan and other countries by promoting imports into Japan, industrial and technological co-operation, two-way investment and international exchange.


Japan National Tourist Organisation (JNTO)
JNTO's UK office

Provides information on travel and accommodation to and within Japan. Ideal if you are planning a visit to Japan.


The Japan Foundation
The Japan Foundation's UK Office

The purpose of the Japan Foundation is to promote mutual international understanding and friendship.  It carries out a broad variety of cultural exchange programs with personnel exchange as the basic premise, ranging from academic pursuits such as Japanese studies and Japanese language education to the arts, publication, audio-visual media, sports and general life culture.  The website provides information on the Foundation and its work.

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation

The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation

The Japan Society of Scotland

Web Japan

This website provides information on a wide variety of Japan-related topics such as statistics, regions and cities, Kids Web Japan and contact information for numerous organisations.

Statistical Handbook of Japan

Official Development Assistance (ODA)  

Study in Japan Comprehensive Guide