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Admission to Doctoral/Master's Program

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Important Notices

  • Application guidelines of the Graduate Program on Global Society and Graduate Program on Environmental Sciences  are available for download from the website below. (available only from website)
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  • On-site TOEFL-ITP for the applicants of the Department of Multidisciplinary Sciences (Master’s Program) will be conducted on the written examination day.  You may submit the Official Score Report of TOEFL-iBT or TOEFL-PBT instead. For details, please check the application guidelines. 

Pickup period of Application Guidelines for 2018 Entry

Department/Program Degree First day to pick up Final day to pick up at counter Final day to requests by post

Department of 
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Master’s July 3rd (Mon) 2017~ November 10th (Fri) 2017 November 2nd (Thu) 2017
Doctoral July 3rd (Mon) 2017 ~ December 14th (Thu) 2017 December 7th (Thu) 2017
Department of Multi-Disciplinary Sciencesicon_window.gif Master’s  March 24th (Fri) 2017 ~ June 19th (Mon) 2017 June 12th (Mon) 2017

Doctoral

(April 2018 Entry)

March 24th (Fri) 2017 ~ December 14th (Thu) 2017 December 7th (Thu) 2017

Doctoral

(September 2017 Entry)

March 24th (Fri) 2017 ~ June 19th (Mon) 2017 June 12th (Thu) 2017
Graduate Program on Human Securityicon_window.gif Master’s (regular admission) May 1st (Mon) 2017~  November 10th (Fri) 2017 November 2nd (Thu) 2017
Master’s  (special admission for working adults) May 1st (Mon) 2017~ June 29th (Thu) 2017 June 22nd (Thu) 2017
Doctoral May 1st (Mon) 2017 December 14th (Thu) 2017 December 7th (Thu) 2017
Graduate Program on Global Humanitiesicon_window.gif Doctoral July 3rd (Mon) 2017~  December 14th (Thu) 2017 December 7th (Thu) 2017
Integrated Human Sciences Program for Cultural Diversity Master’s July 3rd (Mon) 2017~ November 10th (Fri) 2017 November 2nd (Thu) 2017
Graduate Program on Global Society icon_window.gif Visit the program website. Application guidelines are only available online.No distribution of printed versions.
Graduate Program on Environmental Sciencesicon_window.gif Visit the program website. Application guidelines are only available online.No distribution of printed versions.

The PDF files of application guidelines are available on  the Japanese website, However these forms are only for reference and may not be used when applying. If you wish to make an application, please make sure to receive a printed version of the related documents at the section in charge or by post.

Information Sessions for 2018 Entry

Department Date Website Notes

Master’s program, Department of Multi-Disciplinary Sciences, Graduate School (1)
 
April 22nd (Sat) 2017 Click here  

Master’s program, Department of Multi-Disciplinary Sciences, Graduate School (2)
 
May 27th (Sat) 2017 Click here

 


Graduate Program on Human Security
May 27th (Sat) 2017 Click here  

Department of   
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Graduate Program on Human Security
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October 14th (Sat) 2017

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Past Examination Papers

  • A collection of past entrance examination papers for the Master’s programs of the Departments of Language and Information Sciences, Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies, Area Studies, Advanced Social and International Studies, Graduate Program on Human Security and Graduate Program on Global Humanities are available for purchase at Todai Kyouzai Shuppan (the University of Tokyo Educational Materials Publisher) (03-3813-7389) in the Hongo Campus, and at the University of Tokyo CO-OP bookstore in the Komaba Campus.
  • The following webpages contain a collection of past entrance examination papers for the Department of Multidisciplinary Sciences.
    Life Sciences
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How to Request the Application Guidelines

You can obtain an application guidelines and relevant forms at the counter of the Graduate School Section, the Academic Affairs Division, or by postal mail.
Note: For applicants of the Graduate Program on Global Society and the Graduate Program on Environmental Sciences, the webpages are the only sources of information. The application guidelines and related forms are available online at http://gsp.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp/ (GSP) and http://gpes.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp/ (GPES)

Receiving at the Counter

Please pick up at the Graduate School Section (counter number 5), located on the first floor of the Administration Building in the Komaba Campus.
For details, please see the campus map, and the contact informarion.

By Post

Please send a self-addressed stamped envelope (※a specified size (Kakugata 2-gou) envelope only) to the address below. The postage varies according to the department or program you will apply. See the postage price chart below.
※Make sure to send us a specified size (Kakugata 2-gou) envelope (34cm length x 25cm width x 3cm thickness). Otherwise, it takes a long time to receive the application guidelines since the postage varies from the chart below. For more details of the postage, visit the website of Japan Post.

Applicants must specify the department/program, the course and the degree you will apply in red on the front side of an envelope (e.g., “Request for Application Guidelines for Master’s Program: Department of                , Graduate School of Arts and Sciences” If applying for the Department of Multidisciplinary Sciences, write the course name as well).

If you wish to have application guidelines sent overseas, please check the website (only in Japanese).

Please note:

  • You are responsible for sending a request well in advance of the actual application period, considering the postal conditions.
  • Application guidelines for Graduate Program on Global Society and the Graduate Program on Environmental Sciences are only available online.
Postal Address

Graduate School Section, Academic Affairs Division The University of Tokyo
3-8-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-8902, Japan

【Postage (stamps required to send the documents)

Department /Program Degree Postage (within the specified size)
Department of 
-Language and Information Sciences
-Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies
-Area Studies
-Advanced Social and International Studies
Master’s 250 yen 
Doctoral (Senior Division) 250 yen 
Both Master's and Doctoral 380 yen 
The price is for a set of Master's and Doctoral application guidelines.
Department of Multi-Disciplinary Sciences- Life Sciences Course Master’s  250 yen 
Department of Multi-Disciplinary Sciences-General Systems Studies Course Master’s 380 yen 
Department of Multi-Disciplinary Sciences-Basic Science Course Master’s 250 yen 
Department of Multi-Disciplinary Sciences- common to all courses Doctoral 250 yen 
Department of Multi-Disciplinary Sciences, people when applying for both Master’s program and Doctoral program (Senior Division) Both Master's and Doctoral 380 yen 
The price is for a set of Master's and Doctoral application guidelines.

Department of Multi-Disciplinary Sciences-General Systems Studies Course, people when applying for both Master’s program and Doctoral program (Senior Division)

 

Both Master's and Doctoral 570 yen
Graduate Program on Human Security Common for both Master’s and Doctoral 250 yen 
Graduate Program on Global Humanities Doctoral (TBA)
Integrated Human Sciences Program for Cultural Diversity Master’s (TBA)
Graduate Program on Global Societyicon_window.gif Application guidelines and forms are only available online. Please visit the program websites for details.
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