Membership Terms of Membership


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

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


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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.-


Application: Please use the following Link Application to become a member of the society.


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