About Kokusai Hiroba

Kokusai Hiroba, located on the 3rd floor of the ACROS Fukuoka building, is managed by the FIEF and operates as a center where citizens of Fukuoka Prefecture can get together and participate in various programs. It is also a source of information for foreign residents and students, and a center for Asian youth culture.

Kokusai Hiroba Counter

Provides information about support for foreign residents and international exchange.

Fukuoka International Student Support Center Counter

Advice (on living, work etc.) for foreign students studying in Fukuoka.

Exchange Space

A place where people of any nationality can gather together and talk. Feel free to use this area. Events are held regularly with a global perspective.

Event Calendar

Japanese Classes

Volunteer staff hold Japanese classes for foreigners.

Japanese classes for foreigners

Foreign Newspaper Section

Magazines from USA, UK, Canada, Korea and newspapers in English, Chinese and Korean are available.

Information and Magazine Corner

Pamphlets relating to international exchange, understanding and cooperation are available here.

Overseas Study Information

Browse information relating to overseas study.

Internet Service

Members can use Internet terminals at Kokusai Hiroba (ACROS Fukuoka 3F) for the purpose of gathering information on international exchange.

Supporting Members

Display Space

A display space where Prefectural NPOs and international groups can introduce their activities.

Passport Photo Service

A professional photographer (Window 16) will take a photo that meets strict passport requirements.
■2 passport color photos ¥1,200 (Incl. tax)
■Hours: Monday to Friday 8:45 am to 4:30 pm
*Closed Saturdays, Sundays, Public Holidays and New Year (Dec 29-Jan 3)


Multilingual website “asianbeat” broadcasts information on Japanese manga, anime, pop music, fashion and other youth culture which is extremely popular throughout the world.


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