IDEA League Summer School 2019 Call for Participant Applications (Deadline:5/10)


Published: April 18, 2019

Tokyo Tech students are invited to participate in Summer Schools organized by four member universities of the IDEA League1. Please note that after applicant interviews conducted in English, Tokyo Tech will nominate one student to participate in each Summer School, and final selection will be made by the host university. These Summer Schools are conducted for students of the IDEA League member universities, and the ASPIRE League2, in which Tokyo Tech is a member university, was invited to send its students as part of ongoing collaboration between the two Leagues.

*Eligibility for the Summer School Politecnico di Milano has changed.


Applicants should be
1. a master or Ph.D. student at Tokyo Tech
(For the Summer School at Politecnico di Milano and Chalmers Unversity, only PhD students are eligible.)
2. interested in theme of each summer school
(For the Summer School at Politecnico di Milano, applicants from the field of Engineering, Architecture and Design are preferred. For the Summer School at RWTH Aachen, applicants from the field of Mechanical, Automotive, and Civil Engineering and Architecture are preferred.)
Number of participant
One student for each school
Participant Student is responsible for airfare, insurance fee, and other personal expenses.
※There are no participation fees. The host university will provide accommodation for students.
A stipend to cover some expenses may be provided by Tokyo Tech. (In the case of international students, only privately-funded students are eligible to receive the stipend.)
Application Documents
Call for Applicationspdf
【Required Application Documents】
1. Application Formexcel
2. Official Transcripts(for all universities attended and including your current program)
3. Certification of English language ability (copy of the original document)
For more details, please refer the following website
Short-term program|Study Abroad Program|
Application Deadline
Friday, May 10, 2019 at 17:00
An interview conducted in English will be held in mid- or late May 2019. Details will be announced later. Please note that after applicant interviews conducted in English, Tokyo Tech will nominate one or two students to participate in each Summer School, and final selection will be made by the host university.

Delft University of Technology Summer School

"Ethics of New Biotechnologies"

Ethics of New Biotechnologies outer

October 19-25, 2019
Delft University of Technology/The Netherlands

Politecnico di Milano Summer School

"Ethics in Research"

Ethics in Researchouter

September 2-6, 2019
Politecnico di Milano/Italy

ETH Zurich Summer School

"Infrastructures of Science"

Infrastructures of Scienceouter

July 15-19, 2019
ETH Zurich/Switzerland

RWTH Aachen University Summer School

"Mobility Concepts 2030"

Mobility Concepts 2030outer

September 16-20, 2019
RWTH Aachen University/Germany

Chalmers University Summer School

"Quantum Technology"

Quantum Technologyouter

August 21-26, 2019
Chalmers University/Sweden

1【IDEA League Member Universities】 IDEA League(Official site)outer

Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands), University Politecnico di Milano (Italy), ETH Zurich (Switzerland), RWTH Aachen (Germany) and Chalmers University (Sweden)

2【ASPIRE League Member Universities】 ASPIRE League(Official site)outer ASPIRE League(Tokyo Tech web site)outer

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology(HKUST), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Nanyang Technological University(NTU), Tsinghua University(Tsinghua), Tokyo Institute of Technology(Tokyo Tech)

International Cooperation Division
Tel : 03-5734-3016
※Send with the subject heading“IDEA League Summer School - Name of School(ex:Delft)”.

Update : April 26, 2019