The mission of the Japan Center at the University of West Florida is to foster stronger ties between the U.S. and Japan through educational, cultural and business programs.
The Japan Center operates the activities of the Florida-Japan Linkage Institute, the Jikei-American Center , the UWF Japan House and the Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida.
The Center also executes credit and non-credit Japanese language instructions. Additionally, the Center plays an active role in promoting the sister-state relationship between the state of Florida and the prefecture of Wakayama in Japan as well as promoting the sister-city relationship between the city of Pensacola in Florida and the city of Gero in Japan.
The Florida-Japan Linkage Institute works toward strengthening mutual understanding and cooperation between the people of Florida and Japan through the promotion of educational, cultural, economic and policy relations.About FJLI
Thanks to the generosity of the state of Florida and many friends and partners, the Japan House has become a reality on the University of West Florida campus. This building has an authentic tatami room and a Japanese tea room, as well as a Japanese viewing garden.Japan House