National Institute of Technology(KOSEN), Oyama College


Library and Information Network Center

The Center is an essential part of academic life, designed to help students read and study on their own. Faculty members also conduct research in the Center. We have a system for searching our collections of books and journals online. The Center is open to the public and supports lifelong learning.
There is a “multi-media” room, where personal computers connected to the internet and other audio-visual equipment is available. Students can access many kinds of electronic journals through the internet and can also enjoy watching DVDs in this room. There is a room for group study in the Center as well.

Education and Research Center for Information Science

The Education and Research Center for Information Science (ERCIS) is the core facility to conduct computer-related education and research programs in the field of information science, network systems and computer-oriented engineering.
This center centrally manages gigabit wired LAN and wireless LAN spread throughout the campus, and information can be collected and transmitted from all rooms on campus to the world.
ERCIS provides services available for the entire college and community. The Center has state-of-the-art computer-based communication systems. With the deployment of the gigabit campus network, it enables users to share and obtain information globally and to disseminate knowledge to the world at large.
The facilities of ERCIS include three Computer Rooms and a Network Practice Room that are available for students and scholars pursuing their study and research. The Center has a computer system for education which contains a total of 141 terminals. Besides opening for lectures and students’ project work, ERCIS also offers a series of lectures to the public each year.

Regional Innovation Support Center

The Regional Innovation Support Center was established to facilitate collaboration among industry, academia and government and also as a joint research and education center. It consists of three sections.

The Division of Collaboration for Industry, Academia and Government which works to activate regional industries through exchange with regional industries and other collaborative organizations of industry, academia and government.

The Division of Research and Development which aims to promote joint research with regional private enterprises and/or other organizations by collaborating among industry, academia and government.
The Division of Support for Educational and Culture Activities which focuses on promoting NIT, Oyama College’s contributions to regional society by supporting regional educational and cultural activities and lifelong learning activities.

● The Research Promotion Team, which supports the development of research themes representing NIT (KOSEN), Oyama College, to improve education and research levels and the brands of our college.

“OYAMAKOSEN Regional Collaboration Society” was established to assist local industries in promoting regional community and technology, and also to assist NIT, Oyama College with manufacturing education, through exchange between NIT, Oyama College and local industries.

Education and Research Support Center for Manufacturing

The Education and Research Support Center for Manufacturing was founded as a research facility of the National Institute of Technology, Oyama College. The purpose of the Center is to support the staffs’ various research and educational activities. The second-to-third-year students of the Department of Mechanical Engineering learn how to use mechanical tools correctly and safely. They also practice advanced machining using CNC (Computerized Numerical Control) machine tools.
Moreover the Center offers assistance to make any equipment for research for students. Extracurricular activities, such as Robot Contest, Eco-cars (cars depending on less fuel) and so on are also offered.

General Students Supporting Center

This Center, which is comprised of three offices (a Study-Support Office, a Career-Support Office, and a Student-Counseling Office),was set up in April of 2017. These three offices are available to provide students with information and support for the improvement of individual academic abilities, career counseling, and for mental care. A Special-Support Office established in 2019 provides information and advice for students.


NIT, Oyama College has a dormitory to provide students with a better living and study environment. This dormitory has comfortable facilities, including single and double rooms for students. For students’ safety and instruction, academic staff stay at the dormitory during the night. Living a regular life and following rules, students take part in various activities organized by a dormitory-student council. Communal life in the dormitory has given many students valuable experiences such as creating friendships with their peers and a sense of independence.