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Response to the 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in the Tohoku Region

March 13, 2011

We wish to express our deepest sympathy to all those who have been affected by the earthquake and tsunami which struck the Pacific coast of the northeastern region of Japan on March 11.

In the wake of the disaster, we have received a great many messages of support from friends and colleagues overseas, for which we offer our heartfelt thanks.

We are very thankful that there have been no reports of significant earthquakes or any direct damage in the western parts of Japan, including Kyoto.

Kyoto University is doing its utmost to ensure the safety of its students, faculty and staff, including students and researchers from overseas.

Any inquires regarding the current disaster and related matters should be addressed to the e-mail address below:

E-mail: senior850foreign*mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp
(Please replace the asterisk:*with an at mark: @)

In case of an emergency, please call the following telephone number:
TEL: +81-90-6901-3914

Information for Kyoto University International Students and Researchers

We are currently in the process of confirming the safety of Kyoto University international students and researchers who may be travelling in regions affected by the earthquake and tsunami.

Kyoto University international students and researchers are therefore requested to please contact the e-mail address below with the following information:

  1. Your full name
  2. The name of your faculty, graduate school, etc.
  3. Your present location (including the name of the prefecture)
  4. Details of the conditions in your present location

Please send the above details to:
E-mail: senior850foreign*mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp
(Please replace the asterisk:*with an at mark: @)

In case of an emergency, please call the following telephone number:
TEL: 090-6901-3914

Foreign Student Division