10/22/2020

Useful Website Links to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) 【Updated on October 16, 2020】

The following links provide information on the Novel Coronavirus Infectious Disease COVID-19, as well as the university measures in response to the disease. As the situation continues to change on a daily basis, please check the latest information frequently.

The Univ. of Aizu (UoA) responses

Rules of the UoA Facility Usage

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Situation Report in Japan:

Border Enforcement and Quarantine Measures:

Financial Support by Japanese Government:

In order to support your daily life from Covid-19, you are eligible to receive the Special Cash Payments (JPY100,000) from Japanese Government. This is not only Japanese but also non-Japanese people who has registered in Aizu-Wakamatsu City. You will receive or already received application form via postal mail. Please find more detailed information in the following url.

  • Guide to Special Cash Payments【Aizuwakamatsu City】(The application period for the Special Cash Payment [¥100,000] is closed on August 17, 2020.)

In addition, the Japanese Government has established at the Student Emergency Support Project to assist students who are struggling financially and have lost income due to COVID-19 outbreak, to continue your education. Please find more detailed information in the following url.

  • Emergency Student Support Handout for Continuing Studies【UoA website】 (The application period for the Emergency Student Support Handout for Continuing Studies is closed on July 15, 2020.)

【Global Lounge Activity】Activities at the Global Lounge will be suspended for a while

At the Global Lounge, at Rm127 on the 1st floor of the Research quadrangles of the University of Aizu, we have held various exchange activities every day as a place where internatinal and Japanese students can easily deepen their understanding of different cultures and improve their own language skills. However, we decided to temporarily suspend the activities in the lounge for a while in order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection. In spite of the situation, reflecting the voices of students who want to interact among students, we established the "Virtual Global Lounge (VGL)" so that everyone can communicate online.

For more details, scheduling, how to participate in that will be announced later in the university e-mail and on the website of the OSIP office.

The Next VGL Activity

Global Lounge

If you would like to have any inquires about the study abroad or international activities, you can reach us with the following contact. Contact: Office for Strategy of International Programs (OSIP), Center for Globalization / Research Quadrangles 1st floor (Rm 123) Email:

osip-global@u-aizu.ac.jp