The JET Alumni Association

The JET Programme Alumni Association (JETAA) is a self-supporting alumni association which was created in 1989 to strengthen and maintain the bonds of friendship developed between JET Programme participants. The purpose of JETAA is to promote through its activities a broader and deeper understanding between Japan and the countries participating on the JET Programme. JETAA currently has 53 regional chapters located in 18 countries/regions and approximately 22,000 members.

JETAA-International (JETAA-I)


JETAA International, or JETAA-I, comprises of the global community of former JET participants and their JET Alumni Association chapters. JETAA-I aims to support chapters and individual alumni by providing information and services, as well as by serving as a central point of contact for anyone wishing to learn about or engage with alumni.


US JETAA homepage

USJETAA was officially established in 2015 to serve as a national nonprofit umbrella organization working in support of alumni chapters in the United States. It is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, run by a board of directors and a paid Executive Director, and receives funding through grants, contributions, and membership dues. USJETAA works to provide funding and programming assistance to chapters, along with cooperating on alumni outreach and other chapter support services.
Note: USJETAA is separate from and complimentary to JETAA USA. JETAA USA is a member of JETAA-I. USJETAA is not.

JETAA Chapters Worldwide
Australia (JETAA Oceania) NSW | Vic/Tas/SA | Western Australia | Canberra | Queensland
Brazil Brazil
Canada Ottawa | Toronto | Quebec Atlantic | Prairies |
British Columbia/Yukon | Southern Alberta | 
France France
Germany German Embassy
India India
Ireland Ireland
Jamaica Jamaica
Japan Western Japan Facebook | Tokyo JETAA Facebook
New Zealand (JETAA NZ Facebook) Wellington | Auckland
South Korea South Korea
Singapore Singapore
South Africa South Africa: Homepage, Facebook
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
United Kingdom London | Midlands | North-East | North-West | Scotland & Northern England
United States (JETAA USA) Washington D.C. | New York | New England |
Southeast (Atlanta) | Mid-South | Florida | Chicago | Heartland (Kansas City) | Texas/Oklahoma | Rocky Mountain |
Pacific Northwest | Portland | Northern California | Southern California | Hawaii | Alaska | Great Lakes | Minnesota | Music City (Nashville) | Guam |
*If you are a JETAA chapter representative, please let us know at jet-aa[@], when your website URL changes.



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