Living in Tsukuba
|Tsukuba City Center|
Tsukuba municipal city prepares the booklet “Living in Tsukuba(English)”“Living in Tsukuba(Chinese)” which is a guide book for foreign residences. You can get the booklet at Tsukuba City Center near Tsukuba Gakuen Station and at Tsukuba Science Information Center in Tsukuba Center Building near Tsukuba Station. Living in Tsukuba will be updated in December 2010. We will replace to new one as soon as we have.
Search for a Doctor
IBARAKI INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION, public corporation, maintains a database called “Search for a doctor” which gives you information about medical doctors who can treat with foreign language.
Let’s go to http://www.qq.pref.ibaraki.jp/WP2501/RP250101BL.do, then click “Search for a doctor” top left on the screen. Now you are in “Search for a doctor, then crick “Tsukuba” as your aria. After that you can see options in the page, then select “options” that you want to know and press “search” at last. You can see doctor’s list who can speak your language with detailed information.
Tsukuba Municipal City homepage for Foreigner
Let’s go to https://www.city.tsukuba.ibaraki.jp/14215/14284/14383/005511.html which is the top page of Multilingual Services at Tsukuba City HP. Then click “start to translation to English, Chinese or Korean that you want to translate”, you can see the Homepage which are automatically translated to your favorite language. The automatic translation is not perfect; however, it might be enough for you to understand the essence of the HP.
There are a Disaster Manual, Latest news and Ibaraki travel information etc. with 5 foreign languages of English, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai.
City Chat Cafe is a social contribution project programmed by the University of Tsukuba since August 2008. Here, people of different nationalities and various backgrounds living around Tsukuba meet and communicate each other.
Alien Times is a monthly English newsletter that has been published in Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan since 1987. It has been online at http://www.alientimes.org since 2002. All of our writers and staff are volunteers.