Open Campus Kashiwa 2017 (Oct 27 - 28)

September 19, 2017
Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)



From October 27 (Friday) to October 28 (Saturday) 2017, the University of Tokyo’s Kashiwa Campus will host this year's open day under the banner “Quest for Knowledge at Kashiwa”

  • Date: October 27 (Friday) and October 28 (Saturday), 2017; Time: 10:00 to 16:30
  • Location: The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa Campus
  • Access: Tsukuba Express line, Kashiwa-no-ha Campus Station (A free shuttle bus to the campus will be available from the front of this station)
  • Participation fee: Free
  • Click here for more information about the University of Tokyo Kashiwa Campus 2017 event (Japanese only)

NOTE: There will be no car parking available on campus. Please use public transport, the free shuttle bus, or bicycles (there will be designated areas for bicycle parking).


Kavli IPMU activities available in English

Backstage tour of Kavli IPMU

The award-winning design of the Kavli IPMU building has been praised for creating a home for scientists that allows people from different countries and different fields to get to know one another. Join one of our tours to get a behind-the-scenes look.

    Oct 27 (Fri) 11:00~ /12:00~ /14:30~ /15:30~
    Oct 28 (Sat) 11:00~ /12:30~ /13:15~ /14:00~ /14:45~ /15:30~
    Starting point: Kavli IPMU Reception (1F)
    Limit: 20 people per tour*
    * Tickets are available at the Kavli IPMU reception and will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.

Particle Fever Film Screening

Come watch the documentary film that follows the lives of six researchers as they search for answers about how our universe was made, and witness moments of scientific breakthrough at the Large Hadron Collider. This film will be shown in English with Japanese subtitles.  

    Screening: Oct 27 (Fri) 15:00 - 16:30
    Running time: 90 min
    Venue: Lecture Hall (1F)


Touch the mathematical world through the soap bubble workshop! 

Put your bubble-making skills to the test and see if you can make all the differently shaped bubbles designed by our mathematicians.

    When: 10:00 - 16:30 Oct 27 (Fri) & 28 (Sat)
    Where: Seminar Room A (1F)


Research at Kavli IPMU

Check out all of the research projects today's best researchers are working on to resolve the mysteries of the Universe.

    When: 10:00 - 16:30 Oct 27 (Fri) & 28 (Sat)
    Where: Seminar Room A (1F)