Prospective Students

Global Scientists and Engineers Program (GSEP)

Bachelor's Program in Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering

Enrollment time:


Number of Students Admitted:

The program will admit up to around eight (8) international students who will be accepted as Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) scholarship recipients for up to four years, in addition to a maximum of ten (10) privately funded students.


Department of Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering
School of Environment and Society
Note: GSEP is offered only in the Department of Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering. Not accepted by any other school or department.

Application Period:

Mid August to Early September

Type of Degree:

Bachelor of Engineering


The Global Scientists and Engineers Program (GSEP) is the first international Bachelor of Engineering degree program of Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech). In this program, all of the subjects are taught in English, allowing qualified international students who have little or no proficiency in the Japanese language to pursue an engineering bachelor’s degree in Tokyo Tech.

Intended for those who seek

・Bachelor's degree program in engineering
・Bachelor's degree program taught in English
・Program with interdisciplinary engineering knowledge and skills to solve global problems
・Consideration for a Japanese government scholarship(MEXT)

Program and Department

GSEP students will be belong to the Department of Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering which includes science, engineering, and management courses. GSEP is a transdisciplinary degree program not limited to any specific science or engineering field. Transdisciplinary knowledge is essential for scientists and engineers to solve real-world global problems, as well as acquire intercultural leadership skills and a future vision. Many of the core courses will be team taught in project-based learning or hands-on formats covering various fields of science and engineering. Students can choose course topics and acquire advanced knowledge.

Detailed GSEP program and the Department of Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering information can be found on the websites below.

Currently calling for application (GSEP, commencing in April 2022)

Announcement for Applicants

Application and Admissions Schedule

Application Period

August 16 – September 3, 2021
*Applications for admission in April 2022 have been closed.

Preliminary Screening Results Announcement

September 24, 2021
*Preliminary Screening Results have been announced on this web page.
Please check "Announcement for Applicants" just above.

Secondary Screening

September 29 – October 27,2021

NOTE: The secondary screening takes place online in 2021.

Admissions Results Announcement

November 17, 2021
The results will also be announced at the top of this web page. Inquiries by email will not be accepted.
*Admissions Results have been announced on this web page.
Please check "Announcement for Applicants" just above.

Enrollment Procedures

March 22, 2022

Start of the Semester

April 1, 2022

Application Guidebook for Global Scientists and Engineering Program(GSEP) commencing in April 2022

Application Procedures

Please follow the steps below to apply.
*Applications for admission in April 2022 have been closed

1. Check the application guidelines

Eligibility varies depending on the type of scholarship being offered. Please refer to the application guidelines for details. 

2. Prepare the application documents and pay the application fee

Check the application guideline, prepare certificates and other documents.

※The application documents must include a Verification of Application Fee Payment. Please make the payment before proceeding with the application form by referring to “7. Application, Enrollment, and Tuition Fees” in the application guideline. And Please see the secure online payment website(e-shiharai) for details on payment as below.

3. Online Application

Apply by filling in the required items on the following ONLINE APPLICATION FORM by the designated date. Also, please upload the scanned copies or digital version of other required application documents to the online application system.


  • You are required to complete all 6 pages of this application.
  • You can save your record by clicking "Resume later" on the top of each page and come back later to complete the application.
  • Click "Submit" on the last page once you have completed your application
  • Please complete this application in English. Non-English characters will not be recognized.

4. Preliminary Screening

(Review of application documents)

The submitted documents will be reviewed by the Admissions Office and the professors of the TSE. The results of the review will be announced on this web page.

5. Secondary Screening

(Written examination and interview)

Applicants who pass the initial screening will be interviewed by a GSEP professor and take a written exam covering high school mathematics, physics, and chemistry. Details will be sent after the preliminary screening.

6. Announcement of Acceptance

Results will be announced on this web page. Inquiries by e-mail will not be accepted.

7. Enrollment and start of the semester

Successful applicants will begin enrollment procedures at the end of March, and the spring semester will begin on April 1.

Individual Assessment Prior to Application

Potential applicants who wish to apply under the conditions stated in (1) or (2) below are to inquire via the following contact details and attach the requisite documents before proceeding with the application.

(1) Potential applicants that require “Individual Assessment of Admission Eligibility”
(2) Potential applicants applying for exemption from English test score submission

However, if the application deadline is approaching, the applicant must include in the inquiry all the required application documents, and send them by email to the following address as soon as possible.

Please refer to the Application Guidelines for details.


Undergraduate Admissions Group

Admissions Division
Student Services Department
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Email address:

Download Application Formats for Individual Assessment Prior to Application

Application, Enrollment Fees and Tuition

Application Fee

JPY 17,000

Enrollment Fee

JPY 282,000

Annual Tuition

JPY 635,400

(Enrollment and tuition fees are subject to change.)

Program Related Scholarships

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Undergraduate Admissions Group, Admissions Division, Student Services Department
Tokyo Institute of Technology
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