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  • Consulate Celebrates Independence Day

    Consulate Celebrates Independence Day

    July 2 - Consul General Greenberg welcomed nearly 500 important friends and contacts, including special guests Mozu-yan and Big Lincoln, to Universal Studios Japan to join in the celebration of America's 239th birthday.

  • Ambassador Kennedy Visits Kyotango City

    Ambassador Kennedy Visits Kyotango City

    June 25 - Ambassador Caroline Kennedy visited the U.S. Army Kyogamisaki Communication Site, toured the beautiful Kotobiki-hama "singing sands" beach, and met with local community leaders in Kyotango to thank them for their important support for the U.S.-Japan Alliance.

  • Ambassador Kennedy

    Ambassador Kennedy at Hiroshima University

    April 17 - On her recent visit to Hiroshima, Ambassador Caroline Kennedy stopped at Hiroshima University for a roundtable discussion with students about study abroad and efforts to ensure lasting peace in the world.

  • First Lady

    First Lady Experiences Japanese Culture in Kyoto

    March 20 – First Lady Michelle Obama visited Kiyomizu Temple and Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto, where she watched a Noh performance by students from Kyoto City University of the Arts, took part in an Urasenke tea ceremony, and joined a performance by Akutagawa High School’s Taiko Club.


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Study Abroad

  • American English
    Study American English and American Culture
    The State Dept. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs offers a website for teachers and learners of English as a Foreign Language.

  • J-1 Visa State
    J-1 Visa Information
    The Exchange Visitor (J) non-immigrant visa category is for individuals
    approved to participate in work- and study-based exchange visitor
  • Exchange Programs
    Exchange Programs
    Exchange programs are available for both U.S. citizens and non-citizens.

Scouting Jamboree

  • SCOUTNG JAMBOREE The 23rd World Scout Jamboree will be held in Japan from July 28 to Aug. 8, 2015. Get tips from the State Department for your safe and fun participation: [HTML] [PDF]

Non-Immigrant Visa Interview

  • NIV English

American View

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  • TOMODACHI logo TOMODACHI is a public-private partnership that supports Japan's recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake, and invests in the next generation of Japanese and Americans.  [More]

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