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Measures taken against the Great East Japan Earthquake by Global 30 Universities

Due to the Great East Japan Earthquake, member universities under the Global 30 Project and many other Japanese universities have been providing information in English and taking care of international students. We are posting this information as we believe that this would highly benefit all university members.

Examples University
Safety Confirmation Conducting Safety Confirmation. Tohoku University, University of Tsukuba,
The University of Tokyo, Nagoya University,
Kyoto University, Kyushu University,
Keio University, Sophia University,
Meiji University, Doshisha University
Announcing Information Establishing webpages on information regarding the earthquake in both Japanese and English on the university website. Tohoku University (in Japanese, English, and Chinese), University of Tsukuba (in Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean), Meiji University (in Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean), Doshisha University (in Japanese, English, Chinese (traditional and simplified) and Korean),
The University of Tokyo, Nagoya University,
Kyoto University, Kyushu University,
Sophia University, Waseda University
Posting information related to the earthquake and so on through Facebook and Twitter. Kyushu University, Waseda University
Responding to inquiries from international students and academic exchange partners. Tohoku University, University of Tsukuba,
The University of Tokyo, Nagoya University,
Kyoto University, Osaka University,
Kyushu University, Keio University,
Sophia University, Meiji University,
Waseda University, Doshisha University,
Ritsumeikan University
Posting environmental radiation level on university website. Tohoku University,
University of Tsukuba(in Japanese and English),
The University of Tokyo, Kyoto University,
Osaka University, Kyushu University
Offering information on immigration procedures regarding entering and leaving Japan. Tohoku University, University of Tsukuba,
The University of Tokyo, Nagoya University,
Kyoto University, Meiji University,
Waseda University
Offering information to prospective students by email and via telephone. University of Tsukuba, The University of Tokyo,
Nagoya University, Kyoto University,
Kyushu University, Keio University,
Meiji University, Waseda University,
Doshisha University
Special Measures for International Students Requesting Immigration Bureau of Japan for simplified procedures for re-entry permits and visa extension. Tohoku University, The University of Tokyo,
Waseda University
Flexible application of leave of absence taken by students due to the earthquake. Tohoku University, University of Tsukuba,
The University of Tokyo, Kyoto University,
Kyushu University, Keio University,
Waseda University, Ritsumeikan University
Flexible measures approving postponement of entry to Japan. University of Tsukuba, The University of Tokyo,
Nagoya University, Kyushu University,
Sophia University, Waseda University,
Doshisha University
Special measures for postponing admission. University of Tsukuba, The University of Tokyo,
Kyushu University, Keio University,
Sophia University, Meiji University,
Waseda University, Doshisha University
Special measures for postponing deadline for the period of admission procedures. Tohoku University, University of Tsukuba,
The University of Tokyo, Nagoya University,
Kyoto University, Waseda University
Flexible measures to postpone the first semester. University of Tsukuba, The University of Tokyo,
Nagoya University, Kyushu University,
Meiji University, Waseda University,
Doshisha University
Special consideration regarding coursework for studetn who can not return to campus by the beginning of the semester. University of Tsukuba, The University of Tokyo,
Kyushu Univerity
Postponing start of courses. Tohoku University, The University of Tokyo,
Keio University, Meiji University,
Waseda University
Extension of course registration period. The University of Tokyo, Kyushu University,
Doshisha University, Ritsumeikan University
Extention of withdrawal period during course registration. Tohoku University, The University of Tokyo,
Keio University, Sophia University
Refunding a portion of tuition and fees to students who are forced to discontinue their studies. Keio University
Taking care of Student Domitory residents' property after leaving period (March 2011). Tohoku University, Sophia University
Postponing deadlines for Student Domitory move-in procedures University of Tsukuba, The University of Tokyo
Accepting international students in short term programs, who are supposed to be accepted by universities in Kanto area (only with academic exchange partners) Doshisha University, Ritsumeikan University
Refunding and exemption of admission fee for students affected by the earthquake. Tohoku University, University of Tsukuba,
Kyoto University, Meiji University
Special consideration for students affected by the earthquake for exemption of tuition and fees. Tohoku University, University of Tsukuba, Kyoto University
Other Establishing a "Headquarters for Disaster Countermeasures" Tohoku University, Tsukuba University,
The University of Tokyo, Nagoya University,
Kyoto University, Osaka University,
Kyushu University, Sophia University,
Meiji University, Waseda University,
Doshisha University
Setting up a general consultation service regarding disaster related matters Tohoku University, University of Tsukuba
Mental healthcare service at counseling center University of Tsukuba, The University of Tokyo,
Kyoto University, Sophia University,
Waseda University, Doshisha University
Hosting study sessions on basic knowledge regarding radiation and radioactivity The University of Tokyo, Nagoya University,
Waseda University
Holding seminar regarding radioactivity (in English) Kyoto University
Open Seminar regarding safety issues concerning the earthquake and the nuclear powerstation accident (in English) The University of Tokyo, Sophia University,
Kyushu University
Posting a message of gratitude for consolatory message from international academic exchange partners on the website. Meiji University
Exemption of tuition and fees for students affected by the earthquake. Tohoku University, University of Tsukuba
Urgently-needed scholarships from the University's private fund for students affected by the earthquake. Tohoku University, University of Tsukuba
Special consideration on course registration. University of Tsukuba
Providing explanation on the earthquake and the nuclear powerstation accident on campus (in English). University of Tsukuba

Measures taken against the Great East Japan Earthquake by member universities of the Global 30 Project (link to the university's website)

Tohoku University (Japanese) http://www.tohoku.ac.jp/japanese/kinkyu.html
(English) http://www.tohoku.ac.jp/english/kinkyu.html
University of Tsukuba (Japanese) http://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/disaster0311/index.html
(English) http://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/english/topics/20110408110243.html
The University of Tokyo (Japanese) http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/index_j.html
(English) http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/index_e.html
Nagoya University (Japanese) http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/
(English) http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/
Kyoto University (Japanese) http://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/ja/news_data/h/h1/news5/2010/110314_9.htm
(English) http://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/news_data/h/h1/news5/2010/110329_3.htm
Osaka University (Japanese) http://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/ja/news/info/earthquake/earthquake
(English) http://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/news/info/earthquake/earthquake
Kyushu University (Japanese) http://www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/news/earthquake.php
(English) http://www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/english/university/TEq.php
Keio University (Japanese) http://www.keio.ac.jp/ja/about_keio/data/eq.html
(English) http://www.keio.ac.jp/english/news/2011/earthquake.html
Sophia University (Japanese) http://www.sophia.ac.jp/jpn/info/taiou
(English) http://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/info/response
Meiji University (Japanese) http://www.meiji.ac.jp/koho/disaster/info/
(English) http://www.meiji.ac.jp/cip/english/about/news/earthquake_info/
Waseda University (Japanese) http://www.waseda.jp/cie/index-j.html
(English) http://www.waseda.jp/cie/index-e.html
Doshisha University (Japanese) http://www.doshisha.ac.jp/news_contents/2011earthquake/index.html
(English) http://www.doshisha.ac.jp/english/news_contents/2011earthquake/index.html
Ritsumeikan University (Japanese) http://www.ritsumei.jp/news/detail_j/topics/7897/year/2011/publish/1
(English) http://www.ritsumei.ac.jp/eng/html/earthquake/

Measures taken against the Great East Japan Earthquake by other Japanese universities (link to university's website)

【Summary】 Hosted a special lecture "the latest information on the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant" in English on April 11(Mon) 2011at Hokkaido University for international students and researchers. Second lecture took place on April 26 (Tues).
Hokkaido University (Japanese) http://www.isc.hokudai.ac.jp/www_ISC/cms/cgi-bin/index.pl?page=contents&view_category_lang=1&view_category=105&allmenuopen=
(English) http://www.isc.hokudai.ac.jp/www_ISC/cms/cgi-bin/index.pl?page=contents&view_category_lang=2&view_category=105&allmenuopen=
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