Contact and Access


The TSVP is mainly handled by the TSVP Team, however, we frequently get support from other members of OIST, especially the Office of the Dean of Research to which the TSVP belongs. If you have questions about the program or the application process please contact us via email: tsvp [at]

Jonas Fischer

Dr. Jonas Fischer, Academic Coordinator for Visiting Programs

Jonas Fischer recieved a PhD in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics at the University of Augsburg in Germany (Alois Loidl Group) in 2018. After a Postdoc in the Tsuyoshi Kimura group at the University of Tokyo, he became a Program Coordinator at the Tohoku Forum for Creativity, an international visitor research center at Tohoku University in Sendai.
Since April 2022 Dr Fischer has been the Academic Coordinator responsible for managing Visiting Programs at OIST.
Office: Lab 5 EF03s (in Lab 5 TSVP Area)


Haruka Furukawa

Haruka Furukawa
古川 悠

Administrative Staff Assistant

Yu-Jhen Lin

Yu-Jhen Lin
林 雨箴

Administrative Staff Assistant

Megumi Takahashi

Megumi Takahashi
髙橋 恵

Administrative Staff



Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
Theoretical Sciences Visiting Program (TSVP), Lab 5 EF03
1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Kunigami-gun
Okinawa, Japan 904-0495


OIST main campus is located in Onna village, in the central area of Okinawa.

OIST Campus location

The new office area for the Visiting Programs is located in the newly opened Lab 5, on Floor EF. Lab 5 is the blue/green building on the left side on top of the hill. Offices for the TSVP visitors are located in Lab 5, Floor EF03.
Lab 5 can be reached from the street level (C floor), through an underground passage from Lab 1 (B level), or the back entrance near the parking lots up the hill (E level).

Aerial View of the Campus, with description


Lab 5 Building
Lab 5 Building


Lab 5 Elevator
Lab 5 Elevator ("Theoretical Sciences Visiting Program" is written on the floor plan)
Lab 5 Building
Lab 5 Stairs


Lab 5 TSVP Office
Visiting Programs Office area in Lab 5, level EF, room 03