Information Center

※ The Information Center is closed until May 31, 2021. Click here for details.

The Information Counter provides living information to foreign residents, and general multilingual guidance is also provided by staff and volunteers. Citizens can also find out opportunities on how to get involved in international exchanges and volunteer activities. Interpreting assistance by telephone is also provided during consultations with the local ward offices and other public institutions.


Library and Information on International Exchange

An extensive reference library containing materials and information regarding multiculturalism, international understanding and international cooperation, as well as overseas exchange is available. Information for foreigners regarding life in Japan, Japanese language and culture, promotion of international understanding for citizens and the international exchange activities of volunteers, NGOs and NPOs is also available.The Library corner is stocked with books on history,culture and languages from across the world.There is also an extensive reference section overseas journals and newspapers. ※ Reference only.

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Overseas Newspapers and Magazines

Visitors are free to browse various newspapers and magazines (Japanese, other) from overseas.

Internet and Computer

Visitors can browse the internet in various languages and can also use Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint on the computer for free.


Catalogue Stand

Brochures from various organizations regarding overseas exchange programs and Japanese study are on display in the catalogue stand.

Notice Board

A notice board is available free of charge to advertise for language and culture exchange, employment and housing information.



Information Center, Osaka International House Foundation
8-2-6 Uehommachi, Tennoji-ku Osaka, 543-0001

Inquiries :
・Monday to Friday:9:00~19:00
・Saturday, Sunday and Holidays:9:00~17:30
※Closed during the New Year holidays(December 29 to January 3)

TEL 06-6773-8989 FAX 06-6773-8421
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