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東京大学 | The University of Tokyo

Arts and Sciences

  • Entrance exam information
Postal code 153-8902
Address 3-8-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
Department to contact Admission Office, Graduate School Educational Division
Phone 03-5454-6050
Fax 03-5454-4309
Type of research department Researcher development., Development of experts in their fields of specialization.
Program Master's program
Major Language and Information Sciences, Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies, Area Studies, Advanced Social and International Studies, Multi-Disciplinary Sciences
International students examination offered No special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Not available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Availability of previous examination papers Available for sale at the school
Qualification to apply Completion of undergraduate degree or equivalent
Applicants who have completed 16 years and above of school education in their home countries or expect to complete it by the designated date.
Applicants who have completed 15 years and above of school education in their home countries or expect to complete it by the designated date.
Applicants who are 22 years old or older and are recognized to have abilities equivalent to graduates by special admission qualification screening.
Please make an inquiry for details.
Notes Approval from an academic advisor is not required.
Graduates of Japanese universities are required to take the same examination as Japanese students.
Number of international students in 2012 61
Admission fee 282,000 yen
Tuition per year 535,800 yen
Entry April, 2015
Application category Courses except Multi-Disciplinary Sciences course
Deadline for prior qualification screening September 26, 2014
Starting date for application submission November 6, 2014
Deadline of application November 12, 2014
Date of examination January 24, 2015 - February 18, 2015
Notification of examination result March 2, 2015
Remarks The examination schedule varies by majors.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Language of examination, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Oral examination, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Entry April, 2015
Application category Human Security Program (regular admission)
Deadline for prior qualification screening September 26, 2014
Starting date for application submission November 6, 2014
Deadline of application November 12, 2014
Date of examination January 24, 2015 , February 20, 2015
Notification of examination result March 2, 2013
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, English language, Major subjects, Oral examination
Entry April, 2015
Application category Human Security Program (admission for workers)
Deadline for prior qualification screening May 30, 2014
Starting date for application submission June 30, 2014
Deadline of application July 3, 2014
Date of examination August 30, 2014
Notification of examination result September 12, 2014
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Oral examination
Entry April, 2015
Application category Multi-Disciplinary Sciences
Deadline for prior qualification screening May 30, 2014
Starting date for application submission July 10, 2014
Deadline of application July 16, 2014
Date of examination August 26, 2014 - September 6, 2014
Notification of examination result September 12, 2014
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, English language, Major subjects, Oral examination
Entry April, 2015
Application category Global Humanities Program
Deadline for prior qualification screening September 26, 2014
Starting date for application submission November 6, 2014
Deadline of application November 12, 2014
Date of examination February 20, 2015
Notification of examination result March 2, 2015
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Language of examination, Major subjects, Oral examination
Program Doctoral program
Major Language and Information Sciences, Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies, Area Studies, Advanced Social and International Studies, Multi-Disciplinary Sciences
International students examination offered No special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Not available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Qualification to apply Completion of Masters degree or equivalent.
Completion of an undergraduate degree or completion of at least 16 years of school education in one's home country, and has done research for at least 2 years in a research institution or a university.
Recognized as having completed the equivalent of a masters degree by a special admission qualification screening and be at least 24 years old.
Notes Approval from an academic advisor is not required.
Graduates of Japanese universities are required to take the same examination as Japanese students.
Number of international students in 2012 132
Examination fee 30,000 yen
Admission fee 282,000 yen
Tuition per year 520,800 yen
Entry April, 2013
Application category Multi-Disciplinary Sciences Course
Deadline for prior qualification screening October 12, 2012
Date of examination January 31, 2013 - February 8, 2013
Notification of examination result March, 2011
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Oral examination
Entry April, 2013
Application category Human Security Program
Deadline for prior qualification screening October 5, 2012
Date of examination February 9, 2013
Notification of examination result March, 2013
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Oral examination, Essay
Entry April, 2013
Application category Majors excluding Multi-Disciplinary Sciences major
Deadline for prior qualification screening October 5, 2012
Date of examination February 8, 2013 - February 14, 2013
Notification of examination result March 4, 2013
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Oral examination, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.

Last update: Feb. 09, 2016


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