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Where to find us?

From April 1st 2023 there is only 1 location for the GVLab: the newly opened lab is in UT Hongo campus.

Tokyo University - Hongo Campus
Department of Mechanical Engineering
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033 - Japan

The lab offices are located in Engineering building 2, on the 7th floor, rooms 71D1 & 71C1 

It's about 7 min walk from Nezu or Todaimae stations or 10 min from Hongo 3-chome station.

How to contact us?


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We usually welcome visitors with great pleasure.

We are happy to arrange for lab tours and seminars for our visitors.

If you are visiting Tokyo do not hesitate to contact us and come to see us.
We appreciate that you contact us at least 2 weeks prior your visit so that we can plan a productive visit.

We also arrange lab tours for groups for the general audience and for lectures and invited seminars.

For more information and for arranging your visit, do not hesitate to contact us!

Prospective students and researchers

We welcome students and researchers at every stage of their career for collaborative work.

We can host for research internship, master, PhD, postdoc...
Contact us at least 6 months prior to the date of your possible arrival in Japan.
The number of available positions is very limited, so please contact us as early as possible.
We do not financially support visitors, they have to find their own finacial support. There exists a number of fundations that can grant financial support for your stay. For official grant and scholarship applications, please contact us at least 3 months prior to the official deadline of submission. Many applications have to go through our offices and internal deadlines (usually about 6 weeks) apply. In the absence of sufficient time we will not answer your requets.

provides information about scholarships.

If you are a PhD student JSPS is a great funding agency when considering doing research with us.

Master degree holders and Bachelor degree holders with outsanding results (who successfully passes the equivalence interview) can apply to a Monbukagakusho scholarship, Moritani scholarship or the University of Tokyo IME program...

If you are a prospective international student interested in joining the lab, you may also find useful information on the university International Center webpage.
In any case when contacting us, please specify clearly for which kind of position you wish to apply, what are your interest and why do you apply with us. When you would like to join and for how long.

copyright Gentiane Venture 2009