Founded in 1972, we are the premier Japanese language center in New York City. Language Center courses, workshops, and events are structured for adults age 16 or older, except for Japanese for Youth: Ages 12 to 15 (see below).
Choose a category below to learn more about upcoming courses, events, and workshops:
Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy)
Workshops & Events
Japanese-Language Teacher Training
English for Japanese Speakers
Japanese for Youth: Ages 12 to 15
Japan Society programs are made possible by leadership support from Shiseido Americas and The Ford Foundation. Support for Japan Society's Language Center is provided, in part, by Mark F. Goldfield and Mary E. Hatch; Christopher Hong; Steven Giordano; Juan Ruiz Gomez; The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles; and Dr. Bic Kanayjorn.