The SJS endeavors to promote, deepen and broaden cultural exchange between Switzerland and Japan in multiple areas, including cultural heritage.

Become member

Terms of Membership:

Swiss and Japanese citizens and corporate entities can apply for membership. With approval by a majority of board members, applications from individuals of non-Swiss or non-Japanese origin may also become members.

A majority of board members must approve all membership applications.

Members enjoy the following advantages:

  • invitation to all SJS events
  • reduced entrance fees
  • right to vote at the Annual General Meetings
  • right to propose your own themes for events
  • access to broad Japan know how and experience
  • contact with Japanese organisations and Japan adepts
  • information about events from partner organisations
  • right to propose entries on our homepage

Membership fee:

SJS is a non-profit organization. The society is self-financed through annual membership fees. Which are used for costs of events and activities.

The membership fee per calendar year is as follows:

  • for single members CHF 50.-
  • for couples CHF 80.-
  • for persons/students (up to age 25) CHF 20.-
  • for corporates and associations min. CHF 300.-