The Japan Academy


Based on the Japan Academy Act, the Academy performs following activities.

Award of Prizes

The Academy awards to persons who have achieved significant research landmarks or who have authored particularly outstanding academic papers or books.

On Award of Prizes


The Academy publishes scientific papers written both by its members and other researchers

On Publications

International Exchange

The Academy participates in the Union Académique Internationale and exchanges with overseas Academies.

On International Exchange

Research Grants

The Academy uses its endowment to subsidize research conducted by its members and their collaborators and its self-implemented academic activities.

On Research Grants

Public Lectures

The Academy holds public lectures

On Public Lectures