Prospective Students

International Graduate Program (C)-Spring/Fall intake

  • Enrollment
    Spring, Fall

  • Number of Students Admitted
    Several students for each department

  • Degree Program Offered
    Master's program, Doctoral program

  • Application Period
    Mid-August to Mid-October (for spring enrollment)
    Mid-January to Early-April (for fall enrollment)


With a diverse group of 18 academic departments participating in this program, students should be able to find a department in which to further their research, acquire broader knowledge and understanding, and conduct advanced long-term research in a field that best matches their interests and background. There is no Japanese language requirement for this program as lectures and seminars are held in English. Qualified international students, who may have little or no knowledge of the Japanese language, to enroll in Institute of Science Tokyo's Master's, Doctoral, or Integrated Doctoral Education Program and pursue an advanced degree in Japan. However, students are given opportunities to attend Japanese language classes on a regular basis in order to better adapt to daily life in Japan.

Now accepting applications

Program currently calling for applications (IGP(C) commencing in Fall 2024)

Application and Admissions Schedule

Application Period

January 17, 2024 – April 7, 2024

Deadline of the
consent mail/letter submission

April 1, 2024 at 23:59 (JST)

Deadline of application

April 7, 2024 at 23:59 (JST)

Notification of Result

May 30, 2024 at 15:00 (JST)

Application Guide for IGP(C), commencing in Fall 2024

List of Departments Participating in IGP(C)

The following 18 departments are participating in IGP(C).

  • MMaster’s Program
  • M+DIntegrated Doctoral Education Program
  • DDoctoral Program

School of Science








School of Materials and Chemical Technology






School of Computing





School of Life Science and Technology




Application Procedures

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Gather information on Institute of Science Tokyo websites
Find degree programs and research fields of interest, and search for possible academic supervisors.
  1. Access your intended department's website from the above list and confirm your potential academic supervisor's major and research fields.
  2. Confirm that the researcher is on the faculty list on the Application Guide.
  3. Use Institute of Science Tokyo's research database "STAR Search (External site) " to find faculty members’ contact and other information.

Make sure to look at the IGP application schedule.

Check eligibility for this program
If you need to go through the individual assessment of admission eligibility* or are unsure about your eligibility, please contact the Admissions Division after checking the Application Guide.
(*Application form is required. See step 5.)
Contact an intended academic supervisor

Obtain a consent email/letter from your intended academic supervisor to be accepted to their lab. Submit your CV, transcripts, etc. as requested.

Email a copy of the consent email/letter to the Admissions Division
Send a copy of the consent email/letter to the Admissions Division. You will receive a URL and PW required to access the online application system in about a week.
Prepare application documents

Prepare application documents to be submitted by the applicant:

Note: Do not modify the original format of forms (Word file).

2. Application via Online SystemOpen/CloseOpenClose

3. Admissions ScreeningOpen/CloseOpenClose

4. Notification of ResultsOpen/CloseOpenClose

Application, Enrollment Fees, and Tuition

Students admitted to master’s and doctoral programs are required to pay the following fees.

Application Fee

JPY   30,000

Enrollment Fee

JPY 282,000

Annual Tuition

JPY 635,400



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Measures to help control infection for international students

To manage the risk of infectious diseases at the Institute, international students (including those from other domestic universities, technical colleges, and Japanese language schools) who have passed the entrance exam, are urged to submit a health certificate signed by a physician in the last three months before enrollment.

Application for COE

Institute of Science Tokyo will apply on behalf of successful applicants for a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) after the examination results are released. There may be cases, however, where the COE application is rejected by the Immigration Services Agency of Japan. Those without a COE will not be permitted to enter Japan, and will be withdrawn from Institute of Science Tokyo if they have already completed the enrollment procedure. Please also note that enrollment and tuition fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances. Institute of Science Tokyo has a system for postponing payment of those fees.

University Integration

Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) and Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) will be integrated to become "Institute of Science Tokyo" as of October 1, 2024.
Please note that those who pass the selection processes will be among the first students of the new university.

The institution name

Please note that, as stated on the cover of the Application Guide, successful applicants will be admitted to Institute of Science Tokyo. Therefore, this guide will use the name “Institute of Science Tokyo.”
However, faculty and staff members may be working as members of Tokyo Tech to support applicants until they are admitted. Note that systems and other equipment used may also be under the name of Tokyo Tech.

FAQ & Inquiries

For other inquiries, please click on the contact form below, select the appropriate category, and describe your question in detail.

We strongly recommend that you contact us as soon as possible if you have any questions about application procedures. As the procedures can take time, be sure to submit the documents well before the deadline. Please note that we cannot provide any support if you send inquiries/emails at the moment just before the application deadline.