Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology: JAIST (北陸先端科学技術大学院大学 hokuriku sentan kagaku gijutsu daigakuin daigaku?) is a postgraduate university in Japan, established in 1990.
JAIST was established in the centre of Ishikawa Science Park (ISP). It is to the south of Kanazawa City. JAIST has programs of advanced research and development in science and technology. This university has several satellite campuses: Shinagawa Campus in Shinagawa, Tokyo (relocated from its earlier Tamachi Campus in Minato, Tokyo), open course in Information Technology and Management of Technology (MOT), and satellite lectures in Kanazawa City and Toyama City.
In The 21st Century Center Of Excellence Program, JAIST has granted two programs by JSPS. One program is the “Technology Creation based on Knowledge Science” (知識科学に基づく科学技術の創造と実践 chishiki kagaku ni motoduku kagaku-gijyutsu no sōzō to jissen?) (2003), and the other program is “Verifiable and Evolvable E-Society” (検証進化可能電子社会 kenshō shinka kanō denshi shakai?) (2004).