Ordering Information

1. Catalog Price

Prices on Japanese site are including consumption tax.
Prices on English site are excluding consumption tax.
Rate of consumption tax: 8 %
Consumption tax is calculated per a copy, and fraction of that is rounded off.
If billing address is abroad, Japanese consumption tax is not charged.
If shipping address is abroad, you may not use coupon.

2. Billing/Shipping address to Japan.

2-1 Shipping charge

If select COD payment, it is 230jpy.
If select the other, it is free
If use coupon:

Total amount including tax before discounting shipping charge
~9999py ------------------------------------------------380jpy
10000jpy~-----------------------------------------------free


2-2 Payment methods

Postal transfer: selectable if the total amount is 2000jpy~19,999jpy
We send books enclosed postal transfer form and bill. Please transfer after receiving books. Transfer fee is free, but the form that we send is not acceptable at convenience stores.
Bank transfer: selectable if the total amount is 2000jpy~19,999jpy
We send books enclosed bill. Please transfer to our bank after receiving them. Transfer fee is to your cost.
If you purchase books priced over 20,000jpy, and if you cannot use COD or credit card payment, please contact us.
COD: selectable without relation to the amount. But not selectable if use coupon.
Book Service co., ltd. deliver books. When receive them, please pay in cash.
Credit card: selectable without relation to any condition.
You may make online payment, subject to directions of screen. Credit card payment system is in operation on the server of the online payment service company; Extra Commerce. Handling charge is free.


2-3 Derivery methods

Usually, we send books out in 4 business days after receiving order. Toward the close of March and of September, during Golden Week holiday, Bon holiday, and year-end through New Year holidays, delivery service is not in operation, but order confirmation mail is delivered. Please see here.

If select postal transfer, bank transfer, and credit card as payment method.
Books are delivered by our choice among following services.
postal booklet parcels (Japan Post), ordinary postal parcels (Japan Post), Mail-bin (booklet parcels by YAMATO transport co., ltd.), TAKKYUBIN (express packages by YAMATO transport co., ltd.), YU-mail (booklet parcels by SAGAWA express co., ltd.), and Kangaroo-bin (express packages by SEINO holdings co., ltd.)

If select COD as payment method.
Books are delivered by Book Service co., ltd.. If you wish, you may designate time of delivery: midmorning, 12:00-14:00, 14:00-16:00, 16:00-18:00, 18:00-20:00, and 20:00-21:00 as your option. Please write in remark column.

3. Billing/Shipping address to oversea.

3-1 Shipping charge / Delivery methods

Concerning shipping charge and delivery methods, please see here.
Usually, we send books out in 4 business days after the following point of time:

  • When our receiving your order, if you select credit card payment
  • When our confirming transfer, if you select bank transfer as payment method
  • When our receiving it, if you select bank money order as payment method

Toward the close of March and of September, during Golden Week holiday, Bon holiday, and year-end through New Year holidays, delivery service is not in operation, but order acknowledgement mail is delivered. Please see here.



3-2 Payment methods

Credit card
You may make online payment, subject to directions of screen. Credit card payment system is in operation on the server of the online payment service company; Extra Commerce co., ltd. Handling charge is free.

Bank transfer
Pre-paid only. Please transfer in USD subject to the pro forma invoice in 60 days. If not, the purchase agreement will be cancelled.
Total amount include our handling fee worth 3,100jpy in addition to book price and shipping charge. Any bank fees are responsibility of purchasers. If payment by credit card is possible, we highly recommend it.

Bank money order (Personal check is not acceptable)
Pre-paid only. Please send bank money order in USD subject to the pro forma invoice in 60 days. If not, the purchase agreement will be cancelled.
Total amount include our handling fee worth 3,100jpy in addition to book price and shipping charge. Any bank fees are responsibility of purchasers. If payment by credit card is possible, we highly recommend it.


4. About returns

Returns are acceptable only reasons for wrong books, incorrect collating books, and missing pages books. At first, please let us know. We would like to arrange exchange. Shipping charge for making its transactions is to our cost.
Books which you opened supplements as CD-ROM, and which was marked as Library use are not acceptable. And returns of reasons of your own are not acceptable, too.

5. For inquiries

Sales Section
Kyoto University Press
Yoshida South Campus, 69 Konoe-cho Yoshida, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8315, JAPAN
phone: +81 75 761 6182 facsimile: +81 75 761 6190
Email: sales@kyoto-up.or.jp