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UTSIP Kashiwa, initiated by the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences in 2013, provides a hands-on research internship program in the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, International Studies, Materials Sciences, Advanced Energy, Ocean Science, Physics and Sustainability Science Studies.

1. Schedule

2017 UTSIP Kashiwa will offer two different programs:   

Program A           June 5 (Mon) to July 14 (Fri), 2017

Program B           June 26 (Mon) to August 4 (Fri), 2017


First week:

Orientation, lectures by leading researchers at GSFS, Japanese classes, half-day excursion, and Welcome Party

Remaining weeks:

Participants will study under the guidance of their respective laboratories after developing a research proposal, and will gain first-hand experience in the academic research process.

Final day:

Participants will make a presentation summarizing their research experience and the findings of their research project, followed by Farewell Party


For details, please see the schedule (subject to change).


2. Host laboratories

The research departments accepting UTSIP students

Division of Transdisciplinary Sciences
● Advanced Materials Science
● Advanced Energy
● Complexity Science and Engineering

Division of Biosciences
●  Integrated Biosciences
●  Computational Biology and Medical Sciences

Division of Environmental Studies
●  Ocean Technology, Policy, and Environment
●  Environment Systems
●  Human and Engineered Environment Studies
●  Socio-cultural Environmental Studies
●  International Studies
●  Graduate Program in Sustainability Science


3. Quota

Approximately 30 students in total

(15 students for each program)



● Eligibility
● Program
● Accommodations and life in Kashiwa
● Financial aid
● Visas
● Insurance
● How to apply
●   Schedule
● FAQs



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