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 28 & Thursday, August 29, 2019
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 28, 2019
13:00 Opening ~ Outline of the department of Space and Astronautical Science (Prof. Dotani)
13:30 Lecture(1) Prof. Satoshi Nonaka
15:00 Lecture(2) Prof. Takahiro Iwata
16:30 Visiting Laboratories (1)
18:00 Closing ~ discussion with ISAS students.
Thursday, August 29, 2019
09:30 Lecture(3) Prof. Hideo Matsuhara
11:00 Visiting Campus facilities
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Visiting Laboratories (2)
14:30 Career after graduation
15:00 Q&A for admissions~Discussion with students~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 26 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 Monday, August 19, 12:00 JST.



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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

Student Affairs, 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.