Collaborative International Undergraduate Workshop (CIUW) 2016

Aims:  This special short course will provide an opportunity to achieve several goals:

  1. To illustrate interdisciplinary research approaches and interfaces that propel scientific discovery
  2. To design integrated lecture and practical activities that present paradigms in experimental design and analysis
  3. To introduce rigorous quantitative methods and strategies for advanced data analysis.
  4. To create a cross-cultural experience intended to promote international collaboration at an early stage prior to graduate training
  5. To promote team-based problem-solving strategies
  6. To help students model graduate level education and research activities in an English-speaking environment, through mentorship and active career advising
  7. To showcase the special mission and strengths of OIST as a platform for international scholarship and research 


CIUW Weekly Schedule

Take a look at the workshop schedule here. There may be some changes and modifications, but this would help you plan and organize your stay in Okinawa/Japan. 

Participants and Organizers Introduction:

Please click the image below to see all the CIUW 2016 participants and workshop organizers.


Additional Information 
Please click on the icons below to find a wide range of information from currency exchange and hotel information to restaurants and optional activities.
Please also take a minute to learn about dangerous species that live on the island! 

OIST Travel Rules (*signature required)

For participating students, please download and read the OIST Travel Rules carefully, and attach a scanned copy of the signed document to the questionnaire below. To download and read the OIST Travel Rules, click the icon:







Personal information
* Please write your full address
* with country code (ex: +32 (0)4 555 9001)
Travel information
Files must be less than 10 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png bmp eps tif pict psd pdf.
* Closest Japanese embassy or consulate where you can apply for a visa
* i.e. Student / Research Assistant / Professor
*Please read the rules carefully and then sign your name before uploading
Files must be less than 10 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png bmp eps tif pict psd pdf.
Other information
* The picture will be used for the workshop booklet
Files must be less than 10 MB.
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* Please provide a brief introduction or yourself (ex: your home town, research topic, interesting fact, hobbies, etc.)
* It will only be used for communication amongst participants, and sharing data such as the workshop pictures
* Some pictures may be used for presentations, workshop advertisements, on the website, etc.