Cooperative Research Activities with Union Académique Internationale
The Japan Academy has been participating in the UAI program since become a member in 1919. As a core institution, the Academy takes part in the planning and implementation of collective research projects. One such project, "Historical Documents Relating to Japan in Foreign Countries," was started in 1922 to locate and duplicate unpublished historical documents on Japan held abroad.
Exchange of Members with Overseas Academies
Through agreements concluded with eleven institutions in ten countries mutual visits of members and information exchanges are conducted and joint research is carried out to promote scientific collaboration.
|Institution||Date Agreement Signed|
|Royal Society of London||March 26, 1971|
|British Academy||October 19, 1972|
|Romanian Academy||October 12, 1976|
|Hungarian Academy of Sciences||November 17, 1976|
|Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences||April 23, 1980|
|Bulgarian Academy of Sciences||October 22, 1980|
|Academy of Sciences, Institute of France||October 5, 1994|
|Royal Society of Canada||May 17, 1995|
|National Academy of Sciences, Republic of Korea||November 5, 1998|
|Union of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities||August 25, 2005|
|Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei (Italy)||May 12, 2011|
Japan-Korea Science Forum
From 2006, the Japan Academy and the National Academy of Science, Republic of Korea, have been holding a joint forum. Its venue alternates every year between Japan and Korea. At the forum, members of the two academies give presentations on a selected theme of common interest and engage each other in discussions.