The European Union Institute in Japan (EUIJ) promotes academic cooperation and education between Japan and the EU not only in the areas of European political science, law and economics, but also in fields such as environment, medicine and other science and technology-related areas.

Various educational programmes are taking place, such as the establishment of EU-related courses, special lectures by professors invited from the EU Member States, scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students, joint research and academic exchanges with European universities.