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Shinkansen Summer Seminar for International Students 2023

Call for Participation

Shinkansen Summer Seminar for International Students 2023


Association for Planning and Transportation Studies, The University of Tokyo (Dept. of Civil Engineering), National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan Railway Technical Service, East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) are jointly planning to hold a "Shinkansen Summer Seminar for International Students 2023". This seminar aims to help students understand the purpose of the construction of the Shinkansen, how it is being utilized to promote growth in Japan, as well as the technologies and systems that support it. Through a series of lectures by top specialists and practitioners, and technical tours including the train maintenance workshop, participants will deepen their understanding of the Shinkansen system. This seminar started in 2014 and was held in 2016 and 2018.Students are invited to take advantage of this opportunity by applying for the seminar.


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


 ■Contact and application:

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



Date / TimeSeptember 14th and 15th in 2023 (two days and one night)
Venue1.GRIPS 2. JR Central in Tokyo and Hamamatsu
FeeJPY 5,000 for materials (Check more details from "About".)

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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