JAFSA Activities

JAFSA’s 3 main activities are
1) Global Networking, 2) Professional Development and 3) Outreach.

For 50 years, JAFSA has contributed to the development of international exchange for the higher education in Japan by planning and providing seminars, training programs, networking opportunities.

1. Global Networking

JAFSA organizes “STUDY in JAPAN” booths (JAPAN Pavilion) at the NAFSA, EAIE, and APAIE’s annual conferences.


  *Related overseas organizations

  •  NAFSA (United States)
  •  EAIE (Europe)
  •  APAIE (Asia-Pacific)
  •  AIEA(United States)
  •  KAIE, KAFSA (Korea)
  •  FICHET (Taiwan)

2. Professional Development (Training Programs)

JAFSA provides and co-hosts various training programs.
・Introduction to International Educational Exchange
・International Office Staff Training
  (Business English improvement course co-hosted by British Council)

Introduction to International Educational Exchange 2019

Introduction to International Educational Exchange 2019

Business English Improvement Course co-hosted by British Council 2019

3. Outreach (Symposiums, Seminars, Forums, Workshops)

JAFSA provides and co-hosts various symposiums, seminars, forums, and workshops with timely topics.

Crisis Management Seminar for Japanese Universities (2018-Nov) (Co-hosted: JCSOS & JAFSA)

International Symposium (2019-Jan) “Global Rankings and the Future of Japanese Universities” (Co-hosted: JAFSA)

JAFSA Session at AIEA (2019-Jan)