Exchange Programs under Tuition Waiver

Updated March 5, 2021

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Exchange Program

As part of international exchange activities supported by Tokyo Institute of Technology, we are accepting applications from students to study at overseas universities under tuition waiver agreements.

Application Guidelines for the International Exchange Program

Under Tuition Waiver Agreements for Academic Year 2021/2022

Admission Qualifications
●Must be a student of the Institute during the program.
●Must start the program between July 1 and December 31, 2021 and duration should be one or more semesters (of the host institution) up to one year.
● Must be a privately-funded student in a degree program if you are an international student. Please note that an application to study in your home country will only be accepted if it is deemed necessary for conducting research.
● An application from a student (including international students) on leave will be accepted under the following conditions:
- Applicant will re-enroll at the Institute by the time of departure.
- Applicant is able to provide documents proving his/her ability to re-enroll at the Institute by the time of departure.
The application period for the 2021 fall departure (additional recruitment) has started. The required documents below are all updated to the latest version. Please read the guideline carefully and submit the applications before the deadline.
The interview schedule is updated. (Updated on March 5, 2021)
Required Documents
List Of Partner Universities PDF

【Required documents】

Exchange Program Application Form(Form 1)EXCELxls
Essay Form for Tokyo Tech Exchange Program(Form 2)WORDword
Study Plan (Form 3)EXCELxls
Student Evaluation Form (Form 4) WORDword
Pledge (Form 5)WORDword
Academic Transcript(s)
For undergraduate students: a copy of your undergraduate transcript
For graduate students: a copy of your undergraduate AND graduate transcripts
Note: If you transferred to Tokyo Tech, submit a transcript from previous university(ies) you enrolled.
Please bring a copy of 教務web for first and second quarter's academic records, when it is shown.
A copy of the official results of a language proficiency test (TOEFL, IELTS, or French/German/Chinese language tests)
For applicants, who is planning to research at a lab, are required to submit any evidence documents showing that you are contacting with professors/supervisors of host university. (e.g. emails, acceptance letter...)

Your application documents must be:
● brought directly to the International Student Exchange Division
● sent by campus mail

Ookayama Campus, Taki Plaza B1 (Mail Box TP-003)

*Please contact the International Student Exchange Division, if you are not able to bring application materials on or before the deadline due to the necessary precautions which have been issued by Tokyo Tech for COVID-19.

April 1st (Thu) 15:00
*Application documents will not be accepted after the stated deadline.
Interview schedule
April 13 (Tue) 13:30 ~ 17:00
(Spare day: April 7 (Wed) 10:30 ~ 13:30)

*Please keep your schedule open for the possible interview.
*Reschedule and request is not acceptable.
*The interview will most likely be conducted online, using Zoom. The details will be informed to the applicants. Please check your internet environment before the interview.