Site Policy

This site ( is administered by Global Studies Initiative, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo (hereafter referred to as “GSI”).

Also, individual pages on this site may include terms that override this site policy. See each page for further information.



GSI retains copyright to all the content on this site, including text, images and documents, unless otherwise indicated. Content may not be copied, reproduced or altered without permission. However, copying or reproduction for non-profit use only within your organization is permitted as long as the original sources are made clear.

2.Linking to This Website

Generally, pages of this site may be linked to freely, and displaying the URL of this site in magazines or other such media is permitted. Depending on the content of your website, however, you may be asked to remove your link to the University site or otherwise stop displaying URLs from this site. Note that the following precautions should be observed when linking to this site:

  • Linking to this site for advertisement or sales purposes is prohibited.
  • It should be clearly stated that the link is to this GSI website.
  •  Displaying the page of this site within a frame on your website is forbidden.
  • It is unnecessary to notify GSI when displaying a link on a website or publishing a link in a magazine or other media.
  • Note that the URL of this site may be changed or the page may be taken down without notice.

3.External links

GSI will bear no responsibility for the content of external websites linked from pages on this site. Requests for external links are not accepted.


GSI uses cookies on this site in order to understand and analyze how people access this site, which allows us to provide increased usability and more helpful website services. This site sends a cookie (issued by this site) to your computer via a Web browser to collect anonymous data on computer traffic.

5.Private Policy

In accordance with regulations including The University of Tokyo Rules on the Procedures for the Appropriate Management of Personal Information Retained by the University, GSI protects personal information.

The University of Tokyo Rules on the Procedures for the Appropriate Management of Personal Information Retained by University (Japanese language only)

GSI uses lawful and fair means to collect personal information for administrative purposes only and within the scope of the purpose of use.

Except in cases when prescribed by law, GSI will not use collected personal information for uses other than the intended purpose of use, and will not provide this information to a third party, without the prior consent of the individual(s) involved.


If your question pertains to a particular event/program/center, please contact that organizer/department/center directly. For any other queries, please contact GSI Office by email (

GSI reserves the right to update these terms at any time. Revised terms take immediate effect upon their publication.