*New* Contact information during the summer break
Due to the summer break the Heidelberg University Office, Kyoto (HUOK) will not be available for consultation by phone or video-chat between August 12 and August 22, 2021. Please contact us again from August 23, 2021.
Heidelberg University's Rector to be honored
The Rector of Heidelberg University, Prof. Dr Dr h.c. Bernhard Eitel, will rbe awarded an important Order from Japan for his outstanding contribution to promoting German-Japanese exchange at the scientific and academic level and thereby to strengthening relations between Germany and Japan. For more information, please see the respective press release here.
Notice of Temporary Closure
Due to the SARS-VoV19 pandemic, the HUOK will remain closed to the public for the time being. We are available via phone under the usual number (Tel. +81 (0) 75 753-5413). Please do not hesitate to contact us via email at:
We are also available for counseling via video-chat (e.g. via ZOOM). Kindly contact us via email to make an appointment. In the meantime, please take care and stay healthy!
Information Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
For information about Heidelberg University’s recommendations for action and behavior, as well as for links to further information please see here.
Concerning the situation in Japan, as well as possible travel restrictions, please also see the website of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs here (external website), the website of the Japanese embassy in your country or the respective representation in Japan.