Proposal System and Fees

SPring-8/SACLA Users Office

The location of check-in procedures (including safety training sessions, lending of dosimeters, and issuance of user cards) has been changed from the Main Building to the North Building in August 2014. Details are described here.

The SPring-8/SACLA Users Office is the gateway for all current and prospective users.

SPring-8/SACLA Users Office, User Administration Division
Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI)
1-1-1 Kouto, Sayo-cho, Sayo-gun
Hyogo 679-5198 JAPAN
Phone: +81-(0)791-58-0902
Fax: +81-(0)791-58-0906
email: (general inquiries)/ (questions about visiting SPring-8)
Location: 1st floor in the west side of the North Building
Office Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday
(closed on weekends, national holidays, and December 1: JASRI’s foundation day, and New Year holidays)

*Parcel that you sent to yourself can be received at the second floor of the Main Building (SPring-8/SACLA Users Office) as before.
As a rule, such service are not accepted at the North Building.
Details are described here.

Services of User Administration Division

1. Selection of Proposals for Public Use
• Invite public beamline proposals, and provide assistance for proposal review process
• Invite requests to construct contract beamlines and provide support for the screening/review process
• Help current and prospective users in every aspect of using SPring-8
• Provide support for prospective contract beamline contractors

2. User Support and Service
• Provide information for current and prospective users (on the UI site and in periodicals: SPring-8 Research Frontiers, SPring-8 User Guide, SPring-8 Beamline Handbook, etc.)
• Secretariat of the SPring-8 Users Community (SPRUC)
• Arrange reservations for the SPring-8 Guest House
• Library Information Management

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