The Eighth World Archaeological Congress

“WAC-8 Kyoto”  in 2016, Aug. 28th – Sep. 2nd



Doshisha University is located central Kyoto. From there, you can access every type of accommodation in Kyoto city in15 minutes.


Kyoto is often referred to as the “30 minutes city”; because most separate destinations can be reached within half an hour of each other.
Two City Subway lines: north-south and east-west, end-to-end in 25 minutes
Subway station signs are marked in English, Chinese & Korean as well as Japanese.
Bus destinations announced in English. All bus stops named and labeled: New comers can easily follow the bus map. Taxis are plentiful: Licensed tour guide drivers are available

The Venue Hall

KANBAIKAN[DoshishaUniversity Imadegawa campus]
Hardy Hall (Theatre Style) [seats]
Clover Hall [80seats]
Underground meeting room A [96seats]

Ryoshinkan[DoshishaUniversity Imadegawa campus]
About 20 Classrooms 100-400 audiences capacity for each academic session, about 400-800㎡ space for poster sessions and exhibition.
The big cafeteria where about 800 people can join is prepared for lunch and tea brake.

Latest information

The first circular of WAC-8 Kyoto is updated. Please check here.