14th HER Information
26-28, September 2017
Research Institute for Higher Education (RIHE)
About Hiroshima University
Hiroshima University aims to be a world-class hub of education and research, to foster excellent human resources to contribute to the community, and developmentally expand science.
The main campus, covering 252 hectares, is located in Higashi-Hiroshima (Saijo), in a verdant area which is famous for sake brewing. Including campuses in Hiroshima, known as the International City of Peace and Culture, the University includes 11 faculties, 12 graduate schools, a research institute, a university hospital, and 11 attached schools.
Hiroshima University's mission of ongoing growth, as based on the five principles, is to create new forms of knowledge, nurture well-rounded human beings, continue self-development, pursue international peace, and collaborate with the local, regional, and international community.
Internet Access at Hiroshima University
We provide wireless(Wi-Fi) and Wired-LAN internet connection services at the many public areas in Hiroshima University.
From Hiroshima station
About 30-40 minutes by train to Saijo station, the closest station + about 20 minutes by bus (Bus stop: Hirodai Chuoguchi)
From Hiroshima Airport
Please take the Geiyo Bus to Shiraichi Station and transfer to the train bound for Saijo, Hiroshima and Iwakuni and get off at Saijo Station if you are visiting the Higashi Hiroshima Campus. It takes approximately 15 minutes to Shiraichi Station by bus and a further 10 minutes to Saijo Station by train. + about 20 minutes by bus (Bus stop: Hirodai Chuoguchi)
Hiroshima prefecture lies in the middle of Chugoku. Most of the prefecture consists of mountains leading towards Shimane Prefecture and rivers produce rich plains near the coast.
Hiroshima has a temperate climate. Summers tend to be very hot and humid. September, at the time when you are all here for the workshop, it might still be a little hot with the heat of late summer. But the temperture will go down a little in the evening.
Electricity and Water
Electrical Outlet is [TYPE A/ TYPE B, 100V,60Hz AC]
Tapwater is safe to drink. Bottled water should be available from the street vending machines or any shops.
Japan Standard Time (UTC+9) and Hiroshima is 9 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time
Copyright c Hiroshima University