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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.

2015 Summer Holiday Schedule during "Obon" (updated July 7, 2015) 

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 ~ Friday August 14, 2015

Suita Campus
Administration Bureau The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research
Office for University-Industry Collaboration Institute of Social and Economic Research
Office for Information and Communications Technology Services Joining and Welding Research Institute
Immunology Frontier Research Center Low Temperature Center, Suita Campus
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 HQ) (will also be closed August 15-16)
Organization for COI Research Center for Environmental Innovation Design for Sustainability
School/Graduate School of Human Sciences International Center for Biotechnology
Division of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine Health Care Center, Suita Campus
School/Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences Global Collaboration Center (Suita HQ)
School/Graduate School of Engineering (will also be closed August 15-16) Center for Environmental Innovation Design for Sustainability
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology Research Center for Nuclear Physics
Research Institute for Microbial Diseases Cybermedia Center


Toyonaka Campus
Center for Education in Liberal Arts and Sciences Low Temperature Center, Toyonaka Campus
Teaching and Learning Support Center Radioisotope Research Center (Toyonaka Center)
Kaitokudo for the 21st Century Research Center for Solar Energy Chemistry
International College The Museum of Osaka University (does not include Machikaneyama Shugakukan)
Main Library Health Care Center Toyonaka HQ
School of Law/Graduate School of Law and Politics Center for the Study of Communication-Design
School/Graduate School of Economics Center for the Study of Finance and Insurance
School/Graduate School of Science Center for Scientific Instrument Renovation and Manufacturing Support
School/Graduate School of Engineering Science Global Collaboration Center (Toyonaka Office)
Osaka School of International Public Policy Institute for NanoScience Design
Osaka University Law School Intellectual Property Center


Minoh Campus
Osaka University Archives Center for Japanese Language and Culture
Health Care Center, Minoh Campus


Tokyo Office (also closed on August 15)


Thursday, August 13 ~ Monday, August 17

Toyonaka Campus

School/Graduate School of Letters


Wednesday, August 19 ~ Friday August 21

Suita Campus

Life Sciences Library

Minoh Campus

International Studies Library


The Life Sciences Library and International Studies Library will be open from Wednesday, August 12 ~ Sunday, August 16 according to the schedules linked below.

Life Sciences Library Schedule

International Studies Library Schedule


Monday, August 31 ~ Wednesday, September 2

Suita Campus

Science and Engineering Library

The Science and Engineering Library will be open from Wednesday, August 12 ~ Sunday, August 16 according to the schedules linked below.
Science and Engineering Library Schedule

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