Our Mission


Konishi Foundation for International Exchange was founded in 1983 with warrant from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to undertake the international exchange operation in medical science fields which was originally run by Nippon Zoki Pharmaceutical, and also to broaden its scope to fields of cultural exchange. We aim to contribute to the international goodwill, peace of mankind, and the robust growth of the international society through promoting interaction and understanding amongst Japan and the rest of the world.


Summary of Main Initiatives


  1. Projects honoring publications translated between Japanese and French in both Japan and France
  2. Projects promoting scholarly exchange in the medical field between Japan and other countries
  3. Projects helping to support international human resource training, research, and culture programs
  4. Other projects that are necessary to achieve the goals of this Foundation