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Notice regarding Summer "Obon" Holiday Closing Schedules


During the "Obon" summer holiday season in August, various schools, research institutes, and other institutions at Osaka University will be closed. For specific dates regarding these closures, please view the information below.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused by these closings. Your understanding is appreciated.

Please note, however, that institutions such as Osaka University Hospital, Osaka University Dental Hospital, Machikaneyama Museum, Tekijuku, and Nakanoshima Center will be open as usual throughout the Obon holidays.

2014 Summer Holiday Schedule during “Obon”

Last updated: July 2, 2014

Wednesday, August 13 ~ Friday, August 15

Suita Campus
Administration Bureau Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research
Office for University-Industry Collaboration
Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) 
Department of Information and Communications Technology Services Joining and Welding Research Institute 
Immunology Frontier Research Center (IFReC)  Low Temperature Center (Suita div.)
Department of Environment and Energy Management Research Center for Ultra-High Voltage Electron Microscopy   
Support Office for Large-Scale Education and Research Projects Radioisotope Research Center (Suita Main Bldg.)*1   
International College Research Center for Environmental Preservation   
Life Sciences Library International Center for Biotechnology
School/Grad School of Human Sciences Health Care Center (Suita)
Division of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine Global Collaboration Center (Suita Main Bldg.)
School/Grad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences 
Center for Environmental Innovation Design for Sustainability
School/Grad School of Engineering *1 Research Center for Nuclear Physics
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology Cybermedia Center
Research Institute for Microbial Diseases
Toyonaka campus
Center for Education in Liberal Arts and Sciences Low Temperature Center (Toyonaka div.)
Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Education
Radioisotope Research Center (Toyonaka Bldg.)
Kaitokudo for the 21st Century
Research Center for Solar Energy Chemistry
Main Library
Museum of Osaka University (does NOT include Machikaneyama Museum)  
School/Grad School of Letters
Health Care Center (Toyonaka) 
School of Law/Grad School of Law and Politics
Center for the Study of Communication-Design   
School/Grad School of Economics Center for the Study of Finance and Insurance
School/Grad School of Science
Center for Scientific Instrument Renovation and Manufacturing Support
School/Grad School of Engineering Science Global Collaboration Center (Toyonaka Office)
Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP) Institute for NanoScience Design
Osaka University Law School
Intellectual Property Center
Minoh campus
OU Archive Repository Center for Japanese Language and Culture
Health Care Center (Minoh)

Osaka University Tokyo Office *2

*1 -- Closed on Saturday, August 16 & Sunday, August 17 as well

*2 -- Closed on Saturday, August 16 as well

Wednesday, August 27 ~ Friday, August 29


International Studies Library (operates as usual Wednesday, August 13 ~ Sunday, August 17)

Monday, September 1 ~ Wednesday, September 3


Science and Engineering Library (operates as usual Wednesday, August 13 ~ Sunday, August 17)

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