International Admission

International Applicants

Application through the University of Tokyo (Special Graduate Programs for International Students)

For overseas applicants, to enter a graduate school under Japanese government scholarship: MEXT (Japanese Ministry of Education Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) Scholarship, students generally enroll as an international research student.

Particularly, the Graduate School of Engineering has 'Special Graduate Programs for International Students' built around an English-as-a-global-language academic environment to provide education to promising, qualified students from all around the world. Admitted students through the 'Special Graduate Programs for International Students' directly enter the Master's or Doctoral program at the Graduate School of Engineering.  The Graduate School of Engineering will recommend several select students who demonstrate outstanding merit to the scholarship sponsors including the MEXT.
The applicants for the 'Special Graduate Programs for International Students' must satisfy the following primary eligibility requirements;

  • A foreign national who is not a permanent resident of Japan, and 
  • A foreign national who does not currently reside in Japan.

Applicants should apply through the online application system, T-cens, and receive the primary evaluation based on academic qualification. Applicants are strongly advised to confirm further application information, such as eligibility requirements, required documents, financial aids, schedule, etc., through each program's Guidance Information on T-cens linked to each program`s website.

If you have any further inquiries, please contact the admission desk of each program directly.


List of Special Graduate Programs for International Students

Click the icons in the chart below to view T-cens Guidance Information about application period and further application information, such as eligibility requirements, required documents, financial aids, etc.

Important Notes for Online Application

  1. Type your primary e-mail address. You will then receive a system e-mail to access the T-cens online application page. Please note system e-mails may sometimes be sent directly to your spam mail box.
  2. Read the Guidance Information carefully before completing all the required fields and documents.
  3. Application documents must be submitted both online and by post.
  4. Create T-cens application account by 15:00 JST on the deadline date.
  5. Data entry and documents upload must be completed online by 15:00 JST on the deadline date. We will NOT accept any applications submitted after the deadline under any circumstances.
  6. You will be given your own T-cens application number which will be used for the rest of the application process.

Please start your online application from here:
T-cens

If you do not have a sufficient Internet access to complete this online application, you may be able to send us the paper-based application forms. Please contact the admission desk of your chosen program for further instruction.

China Scholarship Council(国家建設高水平大学公派研究生項目)

For September, 2017 Admission
Application Period: November 1(Tue), 2016 through January 5(Thu), 2017

  1. Doctoral Program(PhD. Course) [PDF] [Word]
  2. Special Research Student[PDF] [Word]

Application through Japanese Embassy

This is a graduate program fully conducted in English, aided by Japanese government scholarship: MEXT (Japanese Ministry of Education Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) Scholarship Application is in 2 steps

  1. Applicants will take the preliminary selection in the Japanese Embassy in their country.
  2. After passing the preliminary selection, they will be further evaluated by School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo for acceptance.
    The Next step after you passed the preliminary selection by embassy.-Official administrative Step-We need some documents as below for the judgment of acceptance. Please refer to the following URL.
    http://ois.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/admission/embassy_R_eng.htm