The following links provide information for current students.
Academic Resources and Library Services
The University has numerous on-campus libraries and reference rooms featuring extensive collections of books and periodicals. The University’s electronic databases and online collections, including e-journals and other electronic resources, are also available to all students. It is possible to search for the materials available at all of the University’s libraries online. Please refer to the website of the Osaka University Library for further information:
There are numerous bookstores on all three campuses of Osaka University. For their locations, please check the information in this online guide of Osaka University.
Cyber Media Services
The online registration system used in Osaka University is called KOAN. You can access this system from the following website: https://koan.osaka-u.ac.jp/. You will need your Osaka University ID and password to log in.
CLE is the online virtual learning environment system that is used in Osaka University for e-learning. By logging onto CLE students can access lecture notes online, submit assignments, and participate in online discussions with other students and with the instructor. If you are taking a course that utilizes CLE, please access the page devoted to the course from the following website: http://cle.koan.osaka-u.ac.jp. You will need your Osaka University ID and password to log in.
The Osaka University Portal System
The Osaka University Portal System provides useful information on the latest developments at the University. The Portal System also contains links to a variety of Electronic Journals and databases. You can access this system from the following website: http://web.auth.osaka-u.ac.jp/portal/en/. You will need to log into the system using your University ID and password.
Osaka University Career and Further Education Website
The Osaka University Career and Further Education website provides many links and useful resources for graduating students. In addition, Osaka University has career counseling offices at all three campuses.
Job Hunting Guide for International Students
The Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) provides a “Job Hunting Guide for International Students” with useful information to start your job hunting in Japan.
The Employment Service Center for Foreigners
The Employment Service Center for Foreigners is a public employment office run by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare specializing in providing job counseling and placement services for non-Japanese students holding a college student visa as well as non-Japanese specialists or technical experts holding a corresponding visa living in Japan and seeking employment in Japan. There is a branch in Osaka.
Study in Japan: Working in Japan After Graduation
The website “Study in Japan” by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs provides support for the placement of foreign students in Japanese companies.
The Immigration Bureau of Japan
The Immigration Bureau website provides useful links, information, and supporting material for your job search and visa questions.
The local Osaka branch of the Immigration Bureau is located at:
1-29-53, Nankou Kita, Suminoe-ku, Osaka City, Osaka.