International Communications Space

Important Notice: HUB-ICS has moved to Hisao & Hiroko Taki Plaza!

The International Student Support desk on the first basement floor provides advice regarding various aspects of everyday life
to international students.
The Global Lounge allows you to enjoy reading English comics and magazines and communicating with people. Feel free to visit us!

Hisao & Hiroko Taki Plaza:

HUB-International Communications Space (HUB-ICS) is a facility available to all Tokyo Tech staff and students who are interested in international exchange. It provides a central location for Tokyo Tech members to enjoy conversations in English and other languages, meet new friends from around the globe and get involved in international debates and discussions. It is also a place where everyone can enjoy watching international news on TV and the convenience of using computers and the internet.

The mission of HUB-ICS is to foster natural internationalization in the Tokyo Tech community and to provide a central hub for such activities. Throughout the academic term, HUB-ICS holds various events which are free and open to all.

On this page you can find news from HUB-ICS, information about events and available resources, directions to the space, rules and regulations, as well as the Application Form needed to book the space for your own event.

HUB-ICS Opening Hours:
Weekdays: 10:00 - 17:00


The Office of Education and International Cooperation, Tokyo Tech runs events at HUB-ICS. Information on these events can be obtained by clicking the links below.

Think Aloud! Lunch

Wednesdays, 12:30 - 13:15

"Think Aloud! LUNCH" is an English discussion event hosted by Prof.Tom Hope, held every Wednesday lunchtime at HUB-ICS.
We cover a wide range of topics every week, such as technology and society. Come together and exchange your views with people from various cultural backgrounds!

*** This event is currently suspended


Daily Life Seminars

The Office of Education and International Cooperation, Tokyo Tech holds Daily Life Seminars for international students and researchers to provide useful information on living in Japan.


Event Calendar