Welcome to the Office of International Exchange (OIE) !

The Graduate School of Human Sciences / School of Human Sciences Office of International Exchange (OIE) was established to promote foreign study and international exchange in this school. In recent years, the number of foreign students has increased and support for various matters regarding daily living, education, and research has been provided. Information has also been provided to Osaka University students seeking to study abroad. In addition, connections have been made with universities and research facilities overseas to deepen educational exchanges with Osaka University.

The Office of International Exchange (OIE) provides the following services:

Office of International Exchange (OIE) Staff

Dr. Junko Otani (Professor) , Director
Dr. Saori Yasumoto (Associate Professor)
Ms. Hitomi Mouri (Assistant Administrative Staff)

Office hours

Monday – Friday     (Except for Public holidays and University holidays)

10:00 – 16:00

※ Appointment preferable


The Office of International Exchange, Graduate School / School of Human Sciences, Osaka University
Address: 1-2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871 Japan
TEL&FAX: +81(0)6-6879-4038
MAIL:oie*hus.osaka-u.ac.jp  (Please change * to @) 


Newsletter (OIE Bulletin)

The newsletter published by the Office of International Exchange, “OIE Bulletin,” carries articles about the activities of foreign students and Osaka University students pursuing study/research abroad, opportunities for study/research abroad, and information on scholarships and exchange programs.

Request from the Office of International Exchange (OIE)

We are collecting advice and information from experiences by foreign students, students who have studied abroad, and people interested


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