• (Zoom) Strengthening transnational bonds in the era of online connections

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    After the dramatic change of events in the past six months, countries around the world are taking initial steps to reopen and adjust to the “new nor...

  • The Future of Coral: Climate Change and Coral Reefs in the U.S. and Okinawa

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    Join the OIST Foundation for an exciting on-line discussion about cutting-edge research in the U.S. and Japan on the impact of climate change on cor...

  • Open Hours

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    We have daily Open Hours at OIST and online where you can come and talk with us about anything even vaguely related to the HPC systems at OIST or to r...

  • Deigo

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    Deigo is the main cluster here at OIST. It became operational in June 2020. It consists of compute servers from Dell Japan, and incorporates storage s...

  • Bureaucratic Process

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        Obtaining Certificates at Municipal Offices Residence Card and Visa Obtaining a Certificate of Criminal Record Childca...

  • Financial

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      Credit Card Options Banking Services International money transfer Wise(formerly TransferWise) Pension ...

  • Car

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        Compulsory Vehicle Inspection (Shaken) Purchasing a car Sell/Dispose of a car Rental car   Money transfer ...

  • Emergency

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      Emergency Procedure Typhoon Guideline (日本語はこちら) Preparing for Typhoon Earthquake Tsunami...

  • Leaving Okinawa

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      Offboarding Process   Arrange Departure   What to do with Pension when leaving Japan?   PCR Test   Ho...

  • How to apply for an official translation of your driver's license

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    This page illustrates how you can get an official translation of your driver's license from JAF(Japan Automobile Federation).   How to apply fo...