Travel & Accommodation

OIST will make travel arrangements for invited speakers and those other participants whose travel costs will be supported by the workshop.   Please wait for confirmation that you have been accepted for the workshop, and that you will *not* receive travel support, before booking flights.


ATM and Banks

ATMs for credit card cashing are available in Naha Airport or nearby post offices/ some convenience stores. Please be advised that some credit cards might not work, so you are encouraged to bring an adequate supply of Japanese yen.


Average temperature around this time of the year is 22-29 Celsius.


OIST Workshops are usually performed in informal style (no suit and tie), thus please feel free to dress casually and travel light.


The AC outlet in Japan is 100 volt, and fits plugs with two parallel blades (Type A), like those used in the United States. Please check if the AC adapter of your laptop is compatible with Japanese style and bring a plug adapter or a voltage converter if necessary.

Facilities at OIST Seaside House (accomodation for particpants supported by OIST)

Internet: Wireless Internet available throughout campus. Wired LAN is available in guest rooms and the main seminar room.
Amenities: Shampoo and rinse, body soap, toothbrush set, hair dryer and room slippers.
Laundry rooms: equipped with washer-dryers, detergent and ironing board sets.
Phones: Public phone available in the lobby area. Calling card is required to make a domestic/international phone call. You may wish to purchase international calling cards at major airport as they are not provided at Seaside House. Some credit cards work by entering your credit card numbers and PIN code. Phone equipped in each guest room is for in-house calls only.