The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Frontier Sciences International Liaison Office

The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Frontier Sciences International Liaison Office
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Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Procedures

1. Before applying to the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences International Liaison Office

If you belong to a partner school, first, please contact and consult the department in charge of exchange study at your university. Once you have received a recommendation from your university, you may start your application procedure with the University of Tokyo.

If you do not belong to a partner school, please contact the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, International Liaison Office directly for details.

2. Application procedures to the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences

Application procedures differ with status. If you are not clear on your status, please contact the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, International Liaison Office to find out.

Special Auditing Student Special Research Student
Applicant’s Sending University Graduate level students studying at partner universities Graduate level students studying at overseas universities, including partner universities
Enrollment Period April or September only All year round
Classes Possible to take (academic record can be issued) cannot take classes(academic record will NOT be issued)
Academic Supervision Able to receive Able to receive
Supervisor Mandatory to find a supervisor who agrees to supervise him/her prior to filing an application. Mandatory to find a supervisor who agrees to supervise him/her prior to filing an application.
Tuition Fee Exempted Only our partner university students are exempted from paying tuition fee
Apply for University Lodgings Applicable Applicable
Please click here for further details on status.

1. If you would like to study abroad as a Special Auditing Student

Please read the below guidelines carefully and complete your application before the deadline.

◆ Application period

For Spring Semester (April) enrollment: November 15st
For Autumn Semester (September) enrollment: May 1st

◆ Documents required for application

1) University designated application form (download from here)
2) All Diplomas or Graduation Certificates Issued by Universities or Colleges Attended
3) Transcripts of Scholastic Record Issued by all Universities or Colleges Attended

If your university does not issue a copy of academic record or graduation certificate, have a copy of the original record certified by the university and submit the certified copy. All official documents written in a language other than Japanese or English must be accompanied by a Japanese or English translation of the document.

4) Nomination letter issued by faculty member who is in charge of exchange program
5) Research plans (up to 2 pages)

 

2. If you would like to study abroad as a Special Research Student

Please read the below guidelines carefully and complete your application before the deadline.

◆ Application Period

5 months before enrollment

For example, if you wish to start your research on June 1st, submit all the necessary paperwork to the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, International Liaison Office by January 1st. Your faculty advisor at GSFS must have been fixed before you file your application.

◆ Documents required for application

1) University designated application form (download from here)
2) Transcripts of Scholastic Record Issued by all Universities or Colleges Attended

If your university does not issue a copy of academic record, have a copy of the original record certified by the university and submit the certified copy. All official documents written in a language other than Japanese or English must be accompanied by a Japanese or English translation of the document.

3) Nomination letter issued by faculty member who is in charge of exchange program
4) Research plans (up to 2 pages).

 

3. Where to Contact

International Liaison Office
Graduate School of Frontier Sciences

ilo[at]k.u-tokyo.ac.jp (replace [at] with @)

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Graduate School of Frontier Sciences

Room 120, Environmental Studies Building
5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
277-8563
Phone: 04-7136-4561 (From overseas: +81 4 7136 4561)
Fax: 04-7136-4560 (From overseas: +81 4 7136 4560)
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