University Visits

University Visits (by individuals/ high schools)

Applications are not required for individual visits to campus, so please feel free to visit on weekdays or weekends.
Before coming to campus, we ask that you peruse the precautions listed below.
You may also enjoy walking around on campus with a self-guided walking trail map (Toyonaka Campus only) prepared by Museum of Osaka University. (Walking trail map only available in Japanese)

Precautions for visitors

  1. Research and classes are being conducted. Walk around the campus quietly. Those who failed to follow the precautions may be asked to leave the campus or refused re-entry.
  2. Other than the Museum of Osaka University, Student Centers, and restaurants and shops, you are not allowed to enter any buildings.
  3. Neither campus tours by students, faculty, and staff nor press coverage is allowed.
  4. Take your garbage with you.
  5. There are no parking lots for visitors. Please use public transportation. Since the university is restricting on-campus traffic, coming to/parking on the campus is not allowed.
  6. Restaurants are crowded during the lunch hour (12:00 p.m. ~ 1:00 p.m.). You are encouraged to avoid this time frame when utilizing dining facilities. For information about campus stores and cafeterias, click here.
  7. Smoking is prohibited in all areas on all campuses.
  8. OU will not take responsibility for accidents during your visit.
  9. To see campus maps, click here.
  10. Cafeterias and campus stores and closed on weekends and holidays. Please also note that the on-campus experience differs between days when classes are in session and days when they are not.
  11. To obtain Osaka University-related materials, click here.

Minoh Campus

The Research and Education Hub Building is open on weekdays only. Visitors may enter the lobby area on the first floor as well as the third floor, but entry to the fourth floor and above is restricted.

If you wish to see documents related to entrance examinations and past examination questions and answers,* please visit the Student Affairs Section on the second floor.

*Only materials related to special entrance examinations, such as Special Entrance Examination for Privately-funded International Students (Undergraduates) as well as Entrance Examinations for Third-Year Students entering from Other Universities are available.

Obtaining entrance examination related materials

To obtain information materials about Osaka University, click here.

For more information about the School of Foreign Studies, click here. (Any handbooks for the school have not been published.

Regarding past examination questions and answers for General Screening and Comprehensive Selection & Admission by School Recommendation, only those for which permission from the copyright holders has been obtained are published here.

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