ISER 2016 is held in Tokyo, Japan, in a unique environment, where participants will enjoy a special atmosphere of both Japanese traditions and bustling modernity.

Japan is a beautiful country with a rich nature and secular traditions. It spans overs thousands of kilometers from north to south offering a great variety of landscapes and history. 

The conference venue is the International House of Japan situated in the heart of Tokyo. The building, typical to post war architecture was constructed in 1952 and is surrounded by a beautiful traditional Japanese garden. It is easily accessible with public transportation or by foot.


Tokyo is well deserved by two international airports: Narita Airport in the north-east and Haneda airport in the south. Both airports are linked to the city by public transportation: trains and buses.
Below are some examples of routes and indicative prices to reach the conference venue.



In collaboration with JTB (Japanese Tourist Bureau) participants of ISER 2016 are offered accommodations at discounted prices near the conference venue at three hotels: The B. Roppongi; Hotel Villa Fontaine Roppongi and APA hotel Nishi Azabu (check the map above).
For reservation with the ISER rate please use the registration/accommodation website.

For booking outside of the ISER 2016 system we recommend the following hotels: APA hotel Roppongi Ekimae, APA hotel Roppongi ichome Ekimae, or Toyoko inn Tameike Sanno. Each are of similar quality/price range than the one prepared by JTB. For upscale accommodation the Grand Hyatt Tokyo is very near.
The conference venue is easily accessible by public transportation for those who prefer to arrange accommodation by themselves in other area of the city.

Car Rental

It is easy to rent a car in Tokyo since most common car rental suppliers such as AVIS, Hertz, Budget, Sixt are present in the city of Tokio as well as Tokyo airport. You can also book your rental car online no matter if you want to rent a car in Tokyo center, or you prefer to hire a car in Tokyo airport HND.


Depending on your nationality you may be required to obtain a visa to enter Japan to attend ISER 2016. Please apply for your visa well in advance of your travel. As visa guidelines and application requirements vary considerably depending on the citizenship, we recommend that you contact as soon as possible the Japanese embassy in your home country to inquire about the specific visa regulations. You can also find relevant information about the application process on the Guide to Japanese Visas (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)