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Summer Student Program 2024


The frontier of research can be experienced with the various themes about nuclear fusion. We are looking forward to participating the students who want to enroll in SOKENDAI. Let’s research with real researchers in the frontier of fusion research!

* The official language through the Summer Student Program is Japanese.

*“Application Process” and ”Topics” were updated. (June 3)
* Application is accessible from June 3 to June 28.

  • Date

    August 26 (Mon.), 2024 — August 30 (Fri.), 2024
  • Venue

    National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS) Access 
  • Qualification Requirements

    Undergraduate students, 1st year students of graduate schools and technical college students (4-5 grades in departments and students in advanced courses) who want to enroll in SOKENDAI
  • Quota

    About 30 students
    *Adoption will be notified at the beginning of July.
  • Registration Fee

    Free of charge
    *Accommodation facility in National Institute for Fusion Science is offered. Subject to the report submission, outward transportation and accommodation fees inside Japan will be supported. There are conditions if you are using an airplane. Please contact with the following contact division for details.
  • Application Process

    > Please apply using the Google Forms. The application period is from June 3 to June 28.
  • Contents

    A research theme chosen among Plasma experiment, Advanced engineering, Theory, and Simulation can be experienced independently in a small group with the support by researchers and SOKENDAI students. Facility tour, lectures, and guidance are also performed with other participants. The levels of research themes are for undergraduate students.
  • Topics

  • Program

    Aug. 26 (Mon.) Opening (13:45~), Facility tour, Banquet
    Aug. 27 (Tue.) Morning meeting (9:00~), Research experience, Lecture, Career building (Round-table talk with young researchers)
    Aug. 28 (Wed.) Morning meeting (9:00~), Research experience
    Aug. 29 (Thu.) Morning meeting (9:00~), Research experience
    Aug. 30 (Fri.) Result presentation session (9:00~), Guidance, Closing (12:30)


  • Contact

    Research Support Division, Graduate Student Affairs Section, National Institute for Fusion Science
    Phone: +81-(0)572-58-2042   mail: from here

Report from Participants [latest 5] (in Japanese)