Link Policy and Copyright Information

  • SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies) reserves all copyrights to documents and image data provided on SOKENDAI's servers, unless otherwise specifically specified. The entire web site of SOKENDAI is also copyrightable as an edited work. Such documents, image data, and web site are copyright-protected under the Copyright Law in Japan and/or copyright-related international treaties. Except for personal use and other use permitted by the Copyright Law, including quotations, such works may not be copied/reproduced without the permission of SOKENDAI (any quotation must be accompanied by a clear indication of its source in an appropriate manner). The contents of the web site, partly or wholly, may not be changed without the permission of SOKENDAI.
  • Information in any document provided on SOKENDAI's servers is subject to change or discontinuance without notice. SOKENDAI is not responsible for any damage that may arise from such information or its change. SOKENDAI also assumes no liability or responsibility for the contents of web pages provided by other organizations, regardless of whether they are linked to SOKENDAI's web site or not.
  • This web site ( ) is controlled by the Office for Inter-Departmental Activities of SOKENDAI. Other WWW sites that contain "" in their URLs (e.g. the home page of the SOKENDAI library ( have different policies. For copyrights to or contents of such web sites, please send inquiries to the contact for each web site.
  • This web site ( ) may be freely linked to provided that the following rules are understood and abided by. In principle, please link to the top page of this web site. Links to other pages may be lost in the future.It should be noted that the no link to this web site is allowed from the following home pages.
    1. Home pages that include contents intended to libel/defame or tarnish the reputation of SOKENDAI and/or other corporations, organizations, and individuals
    2. Home pages that violate or may violate copyrights, intellectual property rights (including trademark rights), property rights, privacy rights, and other rights held by SOKENDAI and/or other corporations, organizations, and individuals
    3. Home pages that obstruct or may obstruct SOKENDAI's activities
    4. Home pages that are intended to use the contents of SOKENDAI's home page for commercial purposes
    5. Home pages that display SOKENDAI's home page within their frames
    6. Other home pages that include contents that are in violation of laws, ordinances, and regulations or offend against public order and morals
      SOKENDAI is not held liable for any damage or claim resulting from links to this web site.
  • To use the contents of this web site in print media, CD-ROM, VTR, or broadcasting, contact web_kanri(at) in advance.
  • For the contents of other web pages, send inquiries to the contact for each web page.
  • Contact web_kanri(at) for details.