Lifelong learning is the key to maintaining relevant knowledge and skills. In this era of rapidly expanding information and changing technology, working individuals must periodically update their knowledge and skills to remain successful.
Tokyo Institute of Technology has implemented various initiatives in order to adapt to changing times and has transformed itself from a traditional university into an educational institution that provides opportunities for learning at various stages in life.
We look forward to your application.
The Graduate Program for Working Adults targets individuals with critical thinking skills who play an active role in the workforce.
This program, designed to meet the needs of both working adults and their employers, allows students to pursue a doctoral degree while working. Under the system of industry-academia collaboration, working adult students conduct research by utilizing their specialized knowledge and experience gained in their careers.
Please contact an academic supervisor in your department of interest for more information as program details vary by department.
A list of departments can be found here: Briefing Sessions for Graduate Students
April and September
Applicants must satisfy the following conditions at the time of enrollment:
For more details, please refer to the application guide.
Your employer must consent to your enrollment in the program as you will maintain your employment status.
Please contact an academic supervisor in your department of interest to discuss your research project before applying.