The CPS International School of Planetary Sciences aims at promoting education and research in planetary science for highly motivated graduate students and young researchers worldwide. It will offer them an opportunity to interact with leading scientists in a specific field of the year. The present school is the heritage of the Kobe International Planetary School held under the Kobe University 21 Century COE program.


  1. Across the Earth into Exoplanets , Seapal Suma, Kobe (June 24-29, 2012)
  2. Challenges in Astronomy: Observational Advances, Minami-Awaji Royal Hotel, Minamiawaji, Hyogo (September 26 - October 1, 2011)
  3. Theory of Stellar Evolution and Its Applications --- From the First Stars to Planet-Hosting Stars and Gas Giant Planets ---, Seapal Suma, Kobe (January 10-15, 2011)
  4. Planetary Atmospheres --- Sisters, relatives and ancestors of our own --- , Seapal Suma, Kobe (January 4-9, 2010)
  5. Dust in Space, Seapal Suma, Kobe (January 5-9, 2009)
  6. The Origin and Evolution of Planetary Materials, Maiko Villa Kobe, Kobe (July 16-20, 2007)
  7. Small Bodies in Planetary Systems, Kobe Univ., Kobe (December 4-6, 2006)
  8. Origin of Planetary Systems, Awaji Yumebutai, Hyogo (July 11-17, 2005)
  9. Diversity of the Planets, Awaji Yumebutai, Hyogo (September 12-19, 2004)