Introductory lectures

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The Department Space and Astronautical Science in SOKENDAI will hold a two-days introductory program for the students who wish to enrol the department in the future.

The program consists of lectures and laboratory / facility visits.
The lectures will be given by faculty members of the department.They will talk about basic knowledge as well as cutting-edge topics in their specialized fields for undergraduate students.
The participants will visit laboratories and facilities in the campus to see the research environment at ISAS. Also, there will be an occasion to talk with students who are currently studying at ISAS.
The program is for domestic students, and the lectures and discussions will be mainly in Japanese.


Date: Wednesday, August 29 & Thursday, August 30, 2018
Location: the Institute of Space and Astronautical (Sagamihara Campus), JAXA
Expected participants: Those who consider to study at the Department of Space and Astronautical Science at SOKENDAI in future. We assume undergraduate students of 1st to 3rd year, but we do not exclude other persons.
Language: The lectures and discussions will be mainly in Japanese with some supports in English.

Time table

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
13:00 Opening ~ Outline of the department of Space and Astronautical Science (Prof. Dotani)
13:30 Lecture(1)
15:00 Lecture(2)
16:30 Visiting Laboratories and Facilities (1)
18:00 Closing ~ discussion with ISAS students.
Thursday, August 30, 2018
09:30 Lecture(3)
11:00 Lecture(4)
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Visiting Laboratories and Facilities (2)
15:00 Q&A for admissions~Closing

Application for participation

If you want to attend the program, please send an e-mail to the address below with the following information by Monday, August 27 12:00 JST.

Although there is a limit, we can help participants with traveling expenses and transportation expenses (we do not pay per diem). If you want to apply, please contact us by Wednesday, August 22, 17:00 JST.



Please see here.

About entry procedure

When visiting the Sagamihara Campus, please be sure to check-in at the guard station. A map of the room where the lecture is held will be provided at the guard station.


JAXA宇宙科学研究所 科学推進部 学生担当
【総合研究大学院大学宇宙科学専攻 事務担当】
住所:〒252-5210 相模原市中央区由野台3-1-1

Graduate School Section, Management and Integration Department, the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, JAXA
Address: 3-1-1, Yoshinodai, Chuo-ku Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 252-5210, Japan

* E-mail from free e-mail service (Gmail, Yahoo, etc.) may not be received. We may send files for administrative procedures (Excel, PDF, etc.). We recommend you to apply from an e-mail address provided by a university, etc. Contact us by phone if there is no reply after a few days.