Great East Japan Earthquake
Osaka University extends its heartfelt sympathies to all those affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake and its aftermath. Osaka University has set up a "Great East Japan Earthquake Restoration Support Headquarters" (chairperson: President HIRANO) in order to coordinate and organize restoration support, including support for OU students affected by the quake and in order to swiftly respond to calls from organizations concerned and assist victims of this disaster.
This page contains links to special announcements made by Osaka University in the immediate aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake.
- The message from President Hirano -- Reconstruction and recovery following the Great East Japan Earthquake
- A message for all those affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake [April 11, 2011]
- Osaka University Symposium on a topic requiring immediate action: "In the aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake, what can WE do?" held [May 6, 2011]
- Kaitokudo for the 21st Century created a web page for questions about the earthquake. [June 2011]
- Kaitokudo for the 21st Century courses regarding The Great Japan Earthquakes and reconstruction [September - December 2012]
- Information about Radiation Levels at Osaka University campuses from the
Nuclear Fuel Materials Management Office, Safety and Hygiene
- Exemption of 2012 Entrance Examination Fee for individuals whose family suffered economic losses attributable to the Great East Japan Earthquake [November 1, 2011]
- Procedures for applying for a delay in the repayment of loans from the Japan Student Service Organization [July 15, 2011]
- Financial Aid [May 6, 2011]
- Osaka University Future Funds Scholarship [May 6, 2011]
- Measures related to Discontinuing One's Studies [April 8, 2011]
- Information about the safety of Osaka University faculty, staff, and students is being sought [March 17, 2011]
- To view recent announcements, please go here.
- Osaka University Volunteer activities [most recently updated: November 13, 2013]
- Announcement for Students hoping to Volunteer in Disaster Areas [April 26, 2011]
- Things to keep in mind during your job search [March 24, 2011]
- Health Care Centers set up Mental Care Consultation Window for persons connected to Osaka University [March 22, 2011]
- Announcement for students concerning the Recruitment of Student Volunteers for assisting in the aftermath of the East Japan Earthquake [March 17, 2011]
- Recruitment of students hoping to volunteer in disaster areas has finished. Thank you for your cooperation.
- To view recent announcements, please go here.
- To international students and researchers currently staying outside Japan [April 8, 2011]
- Regarding travel to Japan or returning to one's home country -- information from major countries [March 30, 2011]
- Information on the Earthquake and its aftermath [March 25, 2011]
- Information re leaving Japan
- Measures related to Discontinuing One's Studies
- Medical treatment and counseling services at the Osaka University Health Care Center [April 4, 2011]
- Accommodations for those affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake [March 24, 2011]
As part of aid to disaster-hit areas, Osaka University collected money from faculty, staff, students and people associated with the university. Total of donations at Osaka University reached ¥15,441,065 (including interest on a deposit). Osaka University passed the money on to the Japanese Red Cross (¥10 million on April 8 and ¥5,441,065 on July 8.) The collection of donations by Osaka University has now been terminated. Thank you for your kind support and cooperation.
July 8, 2011
- Announcement of 80th Anniversary Cancellations [March 18, 2011]
- Various events sponsored by schools have been affected. Check with the schools for further information.
- The Society for Science and Society after the Japan Earthquake, Osaka University
- Osaka University Research Council provides Academic Support
- Relief activities by the Research Center for Nuclear Physics
- Relief activities by the Osaka University Hospital
- Information for psychotherapists, nurses, and volunteer workers to assist in the rescue and recovery operations
- Multilingual earthquake Information from the Research Institute for World Languages
- Special library user slips are being issued for students, faculty, staff, and researchers at universities affected by the earthquake
- The School of Science is accepting students affected by the earthquake. Access to the reference room at the School is available.
- Relief activities by the Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences
- Computation support from the Cybermedia Center
- Disaster Countermeasures Office, Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet
- Earthquake information provided by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
- Response to the earthquake by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
- Support for earthquake victims -- Osaka Prefecture
- Response to the earthquake -- Suita City, Osaka
- Response to the earthquake -- Toyonaka City, Osaka
- Earthquake information -- Minoh City, Osaka
- Response to the earthquake -- Ibaraki City, Osaka
- JICA Message Project