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Summer Seminar for International Students “Railway Systems and Urban Development of Mega Cities 2022”

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Summer Seminar for International Students

“Railway Systems and Urban Development of Mega Cities 2022 ”

※Registration is now closed.


The University of Tokyo (Department of Civil Engineering) and National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), with the corporation of Japan Railway Technical Service (JARTS), East Japan Railway Company, Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd., Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd., Tokyu Railways Co., Ltd., and Association for Planning and Transportation Studies, are planning to hold a summer seminar for international students entitled “Railway Systems and Urban Development of Mega Cities2022.” This seminar aims to help students understand how Tokyo, as one of the global mega cities, has been developed in coordination with the urban railway network, as well as the technologies and systems that support the railway network. Through a series of lectures given by top-level experts and professionals, and technical tours illustrating the terminal stations and urban development sites, participants will deepen their understanding of the urban railway system and the historical development of Tokyo. This very popular seminar series was originated and launched by Professor Hitoshi Ieda, the advisor of the project. All students are invited to take advantage of this opportunity by applying for this popular seminar.


Please download the application form from “Entry” below, fill it out completely, and submit it to the following e-mail address. Please confirm all the information from “About” in advance.


 ■Contact and application:

e-mail: urbanrailseminar-group[at] So MORIKAWA, The University of Tokyo)




Date / Time September 4th and 5th in 2022 (two days and one night)
Fee Materials (¥3,000), meal and transportation
Language English

7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8677

TEL : +81-(0)3-6439-6000     
FAX : +81-(0)3-6439-6010


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