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Shimizu

Shimizu campus boasts a truly spectacular natural setting, directly fronting onto the mighty Suruga Bay, the deepest bay in Japan, with a backdrop provided by world cultural heritage asset Mt. Fuji in the distance. The modern campus, fitted out with an array of cutting-edge oceanography equipment and facilities that are among the best in Japan, provides the perfect setting for studying the planet and the oceans. It is also close to the acclaimed natural attraction Miho-no-matsubara, as well as fishing spots and sporting and boating areas.

Address

3-20-1, Orido, Shimizu-ku, shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka 424-8610Access

Schools

Facilities

Navigation Simulator

Navigation Simulator

The simulator recreates a variety of challenging weather and current conditions to help students acquire navigation skills.

Simulator Tank in The Marine Mechanical Engineering Lab

Simulator Tank in The Marine Mechanical Engineering Lab

The simulator tank is used to conduct wave tests and other experiments used to test out replica models of ships and marine structures.

Library

Library

The library houses an extensive collection of scientific and engineering books, magazines and other publications on marine related topics.

Multi-purpose Outdoor Court

Multi-purpose Outdoor Court

The multi-purpose outdoor court area includes three tennis courts, a futsal court and a basketball court.

Cafeteria

Cafeteria

The cafeteria serves up an interesting and varied range of dishes, and also houses the fish tanks that are maintained by students.

Fish Farming Lab

Fish Farming Lab

The fish farming lab, with tanks fed by seawater from Suruga Bay, is used to study species considered difficult to breed in captivity, many of which are under threat of extinction.