Japan Association for Bioethics


The Japan Association for Bioethics aims to promote researches on bioethical issues, including researches on the relationship between science and technology in general and ethics, researches on related social issues, and interdisciplinary comprehensive researches in related fields.

Representative Director

Chiaki Kagawa


1181(January 1, 2020)


Category 1: Life science, Science and Technology, Medicine, and Nursing

Category 2: Philosophy, Ethics, Psychology, and History of Science

Category 3: Law, Economics, Business

Category 4: Religion, sociology, social welfare, and cultural anthropology


5-7-11-612, Otsuka Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0012, Japan


If you wish to join, please contact us by email (admin[at] If you understand Japanese, you can join online from the Japanese page.

Member Types

  • Regular
    Professionals working in bioethics or fields related to it.
    Annual dues: JPY 7000
  • Student
    Students studying bioethics and enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs at degree-granting institutions of higher education
    Annual dues: JPY 3000
  • Affiliate
    Individuals who are interested in learning about bioethics. Affiliate members receive the same benefits, but are not provided voting rights.
    Annual dues: JPY 3000

Admission fee

JPY 1000