In addition to risk management, insurance is an important aspect to consider when travelling abroad. NAIST considers the safety of its students, faculty and staff a priority that must be focused upon at any time. While the types of insurance available to you will depend upon the type of stay and its duration, in general, insurance for academic activities and health insurance are deemed necessary at NIAST. The following URLs contain information that may apply to you at NAIST.

CISS (Center for International Students and Scholars) : ciss[at]

For inquiries or further information you may contact the respective section below:

  • For information concerning international students
    International Student Affairs Section: ryugaku[at]
  • For information concerning NAIST employees & international scholars employed by NAIST
    Welfare Section (Personnel Division): fukuri[at]
  • For information concerning other international scholars
    International Affairs Section: kokusai[at]