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Response to the Novel Corona virus Infection (5th Notice)

2020.03.27

To Students and Faculty Members

Nagaoka University of Technology


Response to the Novel Coronavirus Infection (5th Notice)


The University has made the following decisions regarding incoming international students for 2020. As the situation changes daily, please be advised that the following information is subject to change. In case there are any updates, we will announce it on our university webpage.

Ⅰ.Regular International Students

  • Students who have already arrived in Japan / who live in Japan

As announced already, we will start registration and guidance for new students from April. Classes will start from Thursday, April 9 th and they will take the form of remote lectures except for certain classes.

  • Students who will come to Japan from now

As for the new students entering from April 2020, you will be officially enrolled as regular students from April 2020 even if you are not in Japan.

Time of arrival in Japan: Please cancel your trip to Japan in April 2020. Please come to Japan by Tuesday, September 1st 2020.

Classes will start from Thursday, April 9th and they will take the form of remote lectures except for certain classes. You can participate in the lectures from abroad until you come to Japan. You will be informed of the procedures for participating in remote lectures later.

*If you have any difficulty coming to Japan because of the situation of your home country, please contact the section in charge of incoming international students.


Ⅱ.Non-Regular International Students(Exchange Students, Research Exchange Students)
Acceptance of non-regular international students has been canceled for the 1st semester 2020 (April 1 to August 31, 2020). Even if your acceptance has been determined already, the time of acceptance will be postponed to September 2020 or later.

Ⅲ.Short-Term Summer Program in Nagaoka
The following programs for 2020 are canceled.

  • Twinning Program Summer Intensive Program (Vietnam, China and Mexico)
  • 2020 Nagaoka Summer School for Young Engineers (NASSYE)

Ⅳ.Notice of Changes in Response to the Novel Corona-virus Infection (2nd Notice)
According to the following notices by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, the section 2.Regarding students who have returned to or entered Japan from China expired on March 17, 2020.

  • For people who come to Japan or go abroad from now

外部サイトへリンク 新規ウインドウで開きます。https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/0000121431_00098.html (Japanese)

  • Frequently asked questions regarding radical strengthening of border control

外部サイトへリンク 新規ウインドウで開きます。https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/kenkou_iryou/covid19_qa_kanrenkigyou_00001.html (Japanese)


<Contacts (NUT Offices)>

  • Regarding coming to Japan

Division of International Affairs
< For students except Twinning Program>
Section of International Student Affairs
TEL: +81-258-47-9285/9286 / e-mail: ryugaku@jcom.nagaokaut.ac.jp
<For Twinning Program students>
Section of International Exchange
TEL: +81-258-47-9238 / e-mail: kokusai@jcom.nagaokaut.ac.jp 

  • Regarding lectures

Division of Academic Affairs
Section of Student Affairs
TEL: +81-258-47-9246/9248 / e-mail: kyoumu@jcom.nagaokaut.ac.jp