The role of the Offce of International Relations (OIR) is to promote and support international research projects conducted by NAOJ research staff.
In implementing this objective, we:
- lend support to international research projects,
- act as a contact point for international exchange with overseas astronomy research organizations,
- distribute information about international astronomy projects,
- assist organizing international conferences and seminars,
- help to provide accommodation for overseas researchers and students coming to the NAOJ,
- act as an international hub for the Japanese astronomy community.