Regarding the 2024 Hiroshima University Entrance Ceremony

※ The URL of Youtube is described. (March 21, 2024)

※ The operation bus schedule is described. (March 11, 2024)

The 2024 Entrance Ceremony will be held as follows.

Date and Time:
April 3rd, 2024 (Wed) from 11:00 (Doors open: 10:00)

Higashi-Hiroshima Sports Park Gymnasium
   (67-1 Taguchi, Saijo-cho, Higashi-Hiroshima City)
*Click here(link is external) for a map of the area.

University Representatives: 
University Officers, Senior Vice President, Vice President (Student Support), Senior Executive Advisor to the President, Dean

Event Schedule:
Opening address
A solo performance of the National Anthem
Declaration of Admission to Hiroshima University
The President's Speech
Student awards
Singing Hiroshima University Song
Closing address

・The state of the ceremony will be delivered live on Youtube in real time.
・After the Entrance Ceremony, video messages from celebrities, a mini concert by Ms. NAKAMARU Michie, an opera singer and a visiting professor of HU and club introduction video will be conducted. (Scheduled to end around 12:30 p.m.)
・The signboard for commemorative photographs will be placed in front of the venue.
・Families of graduates can also attend the ceremony.


Access to Higashi-Hiroshima Sports Park

・Parking at Higashi- Hiroshima Sports Park is limited. Please use public transportations.
・About temporary bus stop in Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima Campus, please click here.
・About the schedule of the temporary bus service to the Higashi-Hiroshima Sports Park, please see the table.
(*The operation schedule for temporary buses is scheduled to be announced on the website of Hiroshima University in around the middle of March.)
・If you come by bicycle, please park at the bike parking lot on Higashi-Hiroshima Campus.
(The closest bike parking lot to Daigaku-Kaikanmae bus stop is near the School of Engineering.)
・HU students are kindly refrain from coming to the venue.


① From Higashi-Hiroshima Campus

② From JR Saijo Station

③ From JR Higashi-Hiroshima Station (bullet train)

Schedule of the temporary bus service

Boarding from Daigaku-Kaikanmae Bus Stop.
Service starts at 8:40 a.m. (planned)

Boarding from Saijo-Ekimae Bus Stop.
Service starts at 9:15 a.m. (planned)

Boarding from Higashi-Hiroshima-Ekimae Bus Stop.
Service starts at 9:00 a.m. (planned)

Time Required

Approx. 10 to 30 minutes
(The time required varies depending on the traffic conditions.)

Approx. 30 minutes

Approx. 10 minutes


Free of charge (nonstop to the venue)

Bus schedule

380 yen
(nonstop to the venue)
330 yen
(Regular bus service)

Bus schedule

200 yen

Bus schedule

《Reference》From Hiroshima City

 JR Hiroshima Station →  JR Saijo Station (Local)

Time required: About 35 minutes、Fare: 590 yen

 JR Saijo Station → Daigaku-Kaikan Mae (Bus Stop on the Higashi-Hiroshima Campus)

Time required: About 20 minutes、Fare: 290 yen


※1 The venue and the roads around the venue are expected to be crowded from one hour before the commencement of the entrance ceremony. In particular, since it will take some time to go by bus from the Daigaku-Kaikanmae bus stop at the Higashi-Hiroshima campus to the venue due to the congestion of the surrounding roads (It may take 30 minutes to get on), please allow enough time to reach the venue.
※2 After the entrance ceremony (around noon), temporary bus services will be available from the venue to Daigaku-Kaikanmae bus stop , JR Saijo Station and JR Higashi-Hiroshima Station.


Hiroshima University, General Affairs Group

E-mail: soumu* (Please replace * with @)