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

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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

2020 UTSIP Kashiwa will offer a program with this schedule:   

Program schedule:  June 1 (Mon) to July 10 (Fri), 2020


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. Participation Fee

JPY 50,000

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

Note: This fee may be waived, and when you complete the online application, a request to waive the fee is automatically recorded. The decision regarding acceptance 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



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