Prospective Students

International Graduate Program

Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) launched its International Graduate Program (IGP) in October 2007 as an opportunity for qualified international students, who may have little or no knowledge of the Japanese language, to enroll in Tokyo Tech's master's or doctoral programs and pursue advanced degrees in Japan.

With a varied group of 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 are 4 Examination Categories. Please refer to the following List of Departments & Programs for IGP. (Participating departments differ between programs)

-List of Departments & Programs for IGP

1. International Graduate Program(A)[Overseas Application]

Type of Programs: Master's Program, Integrated Doctoral Education Program
Admission Period: September
Latest Application Guide:
International Graduate Program(A)

A limited number of students with outstanding academic records are eligible to apply for a scholarship from Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).

2. International Graduate Program(B); Tokyo Tech-RIKEN International School [Overseas Application]

Type of Programs: Doctoral Program
Admission Period: September
Latest Application Guide:
IGP(B)Tokyo Tech-RIKEN International School

The academic supervisors will be both Tokyo Institute of Technology and RIKEN professors, specialized in the field of research of the participating students.

3. International Graduate Program(B);Application for Students Seeking Scholarships offered by Organizations/Governments other than the Japanese Government[Overseas Application]

Type of Programs: Doctoral Program
Admission Period: September
Latest Application Guide:
IGP(B)(Application for Students Seeking Scholarships offered by Organizations/Governments other than the Japanese Government)

This program aims to recruit qualified students who are expected to apply for scholarships from outside the Japanese government before admission and who need a letter of confirmation issued in order to receive the scholarships.

4. International Graduate Program(C)

Type of Programs: Master's Program, Doctoral Program
Admission Period: April and September
Latest Application Guide:
International Graduate Program(C)

Examination Schedule

IGP(B)2=International Graduate Program(B)Tokyo Tech-RIKEN International School
IGP(B)3=International Graduate Program(B)Application for Students Seeking Scholarships
offered by Organizations/Governments other than the Japanese Government
Examination
Category
Admission
Period
Application
Guide
Available
Application
deadline
Notification
of Results
1
IGP(A)[Overseas Application]
September
Mid-September
a year before
Late November
a year before
Mid-March
2
IGP(B)2[Overseas Application]
September
Late January
Mid-April
Early July
3
IGP(B)3[Overseas Application]
September
Late
August
a year before
Late October a year before
Mid-January
4
IGP(C)[Overseas/Domestic Application]
April
Late
August
Late
October
Late
December
September
Late January
Mid-April
Early July