Sep 4 – 15, 2023
Naka Fusion Institute, QST, Naka, Japan
Asia/Tokyo timezone


The JT-60SA International Fusion School will be hosted by the National Institutes for Quantum Science and Technology (QST) institute at its Naka site in Japan. The site is the location of the JT-60SA tokamak, the world's next largest experimental fusion device once its starts its operation in 2023.

How to get there? 

The nearest airports are the international airports in Tokyo well served by intercontinental flights. From Tokyo please take the Japanese Railway (JR) trains to Katsuta in the Ibaraki prefecture. The train journey should take around 2hr 30min. 

For European participants: the timetable of Japanese trains can be found at The train tickets can only be bought once you arrive in Japan.

The JIFS school organizes accommodation in Katsuta for both European and Japanese students. Transportation between the accommodation and the QST institute will be provided. 

Travelling to Japan

In case of the European visitors, please consult the JT-60SA visitor handbook for useful trips on travelling and working in Japan.