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


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

2022 UTSIP Kashiwa will offer a program with this schedule:   

Program A : May  30, 2022 – July  15, 2022 (47 days)

Program B : June 20, 2022 – August 5, 2022 (47 days)


First week:

Orientation, lectures by leading researchers at GSFS, Japanese language classes

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 the Certificate of Completion Award Ceremony

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


2. Participation Fee

JPY 50,000

This fee must be paid on the first day of the UTSIP.

Note: This fee may be waived. The request for the fee waiver will automatically be recorded when you submit your application. The result regarding your application and the fee waiver will be sent to you at the same time.


3. 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


4. Quota

Approximately 25 students in total

The call for applications from the undergraduate students of the University of Tokyo will start in April, 2022.

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International Liaison Office
Graduate School of Frontier Sciences

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

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