Site Policy

This site is for the purpose of disclosure of information on educational and research activities. While every effort is made to ensure the responsible management and smooth operation, we are not responsible for any errors in the material provided on this site and shall not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of any material found on this site.


Unless otherwise stated on individual pages of this site, this university holds the copyright for the content of this university’s official site. Unauthorized copy, duplication, transfer, sales and other secondary uses for commercial purposes are prohibited. However, duplication or reproduction for fair use for educational or non-commercial purposes is permissible.

Link Acceptance

In principle, this web sites is link-free and require no prior permission from us. As the case may be, the content and the URLs on this sites can be changed or invalidated without notice. However, shall assume responsibilitye for any problems or compensation for damage such links may accrue.We refuse linking the following sites:

  • Information that offends public order and morals or runs counter to social ethics
  • Sites defaming Hokkaido uUniversity or Hokkaido university’s teaching staff and students
  • Sites slandering the content of Hokkaido University’s educational and research activities
  • Sites providing possibly false information
  • Sites disguised or masquerading as Hokkaido University’s official sites
  • Other sites against the interests of Hokkaido University