IJA Membership

Our members range from Irish and Japanese people and businesses in Ireland, with one common interest – Japan. Each member is exposed to different aspects of Japanese culture; literature, music, films, cuisine, business, arts, language and education in Ireland.


      • To attend and participate in the many interesting cultural, social, and educational events held throughout the year
      • To become part of an active Japan/Ireland Business & Cultural Community Network in Ireland
      • To expand your knowledge and interest in Japan – Business, Culture, Arts, Academic, Film, and Language
      • To keep your connection with Japan alive


Individual Membership

[Including JET Alumni, Teachers of Japanese Language in Ireland & Students]

Individual Membership is open to individuals who have an interest in meeting and keeping up to date with Japan and Ireland related cultural and social issues in Ireland.

      • Invitations to attend (usually free of charge) IJA monthly events
      • Expand your contacts within the Irish/Japan community in Ireland
      • Improve your knowledge on Japan – Business, Culture, Arts, Academic, Film, Language and so on
      • Keep up to date with Japanese related news and events that take place throughout the year

Annual Membership Fee (from January 2018): €60 per individual or family.
Annual Membership Fee: €30 JET Alumni and Teachers of Japanese Language in Ireland (first 2 years) & Students (Student Card number must be provided).

Business Memberships

Personal and loyal relationships are the basis of all business in Japan. The IJA creates a forum for Irish and Japanese business people to interact and develop relationships in both business and social environs. Attendance at various social and business events will allow your company and staff learn more about Doing Business in Japan, and indeed for Japanese executives to meet like minded fellow business people who all have the same common interest – Japan and Ireland. Membership of this vibrant organisation will assist your company in developing business with Japanese companies in Ireland and Japan.

Our Business Memberships are broken into three different categories.

Membership Benefits & BriefCorporatePatron
Annual Fee Per Company€600Ask on Application
IJA Brochure ListingYESYES
IJA Web Listing YESYES
Less than 5 EmployeesNO NO
More than 5 EmployeesYESYES
IJA Corporate Event InvitationsUp to 5 EmployeesUnlimited
Standard Sponsorship Platform at IJA EventsYESYES
Premium Sponsorship Platform at IJA EventsNOYES
Opportunity to host your own Corporate/IJA Event NOYES
Nomination to Join Council (One Company representative)YESYES
Complimentary IJA Annual Dinner ** NOYES
Exclusive to 5 company membersNOYES

*IJA has a calendar year based annual membership from January to December.