Research Center for Japanese Garden Art and Historical Heritage

THE JAPANESE GARDEN Intensive Seminar Plus in Kyoto


Research Center for Japanese Garden Art & Historical Heritage

2-116 Uryu-yama, Kita-shirakawa,
Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8271 JAPAN

It takes about 1 week for the replay. This e-mail address is for the questions about the intensive seminar only. Any questions regarding your stay in Kyoto, please ask your selected hotel directly.

For any other questions, please use the following address:

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Application Form:

Intensive Seminar 2020  Application Form

We are very happy to announce that the Japanese Garden Intensive Seminar in Kyoto will be held again in the fall 2025.
We will prepare for reopening the seminar during the year of 2024.
We will keep you updated from now on regarding the schedule, the contents, the tuition and other conditions of the seminar.
Please stay tuned with us,and we are very much looking forward to meeting you all in the fall 2025!


Current Address (including country and postal code):

Purpose of Attending This Seminar:

Medical Restrictions: The course is an intensive two weeks which requires a lot of walking. If you have any medical or physical restrictions please note them below.

Special Diet Questionnaire

♦ Please mark any foods you cannot eat ♦


The answers given to this questionairre are for reference only.
No gurantee is made that the above items will be absent from all meals.

Early bird registration open!

Early bird can benefit from the discount, but should register and conclude payment before May 31, 2020.
Early bird discount price are:

  1. 400,000 Japanese yen for a shared room (one room is shared by two person)
  2. 430,000 Japanese yen for a single room

Please indicate your preference in the application form: shared room or single room.

For late application with payment received after May 31, 2020, the fee for the seminar is 500,000 Japanese yen on a shared-room basis (as single room will not be available after May 31). It is advised to get in touch with us first, to see of there are still participant position open you apply after May 31, 2020.

Selection of the Types of Your Stay

Please choose your room preference for your stay from the following two options, and indicate the number of your choice:

1) Shared room  The seminar cost is 400,000 Japanese yen

(about $3,703US at ¥108/$1).

2) Single room  The seminar cost is 430,000 Japanese yen

(about $3,981US at ¥108/$1).

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  • If you book another hotel and secure your accomodation, your seminar fee will not be deducted.
  • Your selection will be determined on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • We will inform you if your first preference will not be possible.
  • The Center will be in charge of the room assignments for the above option 1.
  • No breakfast nor other meals will be included in the above costs except for the barbeque at Ashu in the evening of October 9th · 10th.
  • Any questions regarding the amenities and the facilities of the hotels, or questions regarding your stay during, before, or after the seminar, or any other questions regarding your stay in Kyoto, please contact your selected hotels directly. The Center will not be in charge of those questions.

* Applicants from certain countries will be required to have a personal guarantor (from Japan) before they can obtain a visa to enter Japan. Please check with the Japanese consulate in your country to see if a guarantor is required in your case. If a guarantor is required, you have to make those arrangements individually, and the Research Center for Japanese Garden Art & Historical Heritage cannot become a personal guarantor for any applicant or offer help in finding guarantors. If you are required to obtain a personal guarantor, please organize your plans for doing so before making an application to join the Seminar.

Privacy Policy:

We will use the information you provided to us in the application form only for the purpose of processing your application within the Research Center for Japanese Garden Art and Historical Heritage. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization.