Important Announcement

  • We are suspending school visit program and general visits to OIST campus including the café and restaurant until further notice due to the current COVID-19 outbreak. Please continue to check this website, as the information will be updated as the situation changes.
  • If you are interested in collaborating with us in research and other business, please Contact Us.

We appreciate your understanding.

Unguided Campus Visit

No reservation is required. Just register at the main entrance to receive a visitor's pass and pamphlet.

For groups of 15 or more, please contact OIST Community Relations.

Days and Times available

  • Monday through Sunday (including holidays), 9:00 to 17:00
  • The campus will be open to the public during the New Year's holidays (December 28th- January 3rd).

Area for unguided visitors

  • Center Building, Level C, Center Court and surrounding area
  • Sky Walk

Rules and Guidelines for Campus Visits

Restrictions on Participation

  • No visitor under the age of 13 without adult supervision.
  • No visitors under the influence of alcohol or behaving in a manner that the institute considers inappropriate for the tour.

Theft and Accidents

OIST accepts no responsibility for incidents of theft or injury that occur inside the facilities or in neighboring areas like parking. Visitors accept responsibility for their possessions and safety.

Damage to the Facilities

At the discretion of the institute, OIST may require reparation for damage to facilities, equipment, etc. caused by visitors.