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 5 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.

*The application Guide for September 2018 intake will be posted in Early February 2018.

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.

*The application Guide for September 2019 intake will be posted in Early August 2018.

4. International Graduate Program(C)[Overseas Application]

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

*The application Guide for September 2018 intake will be posted in Late January 2018.

5. International Graduate Program(C)[Domestic Application]

Type of Programs: Master's Program, Doctoral Program
Admission Period: September
Latest Application Guide:

IGP(C) Domestic Application GuidePDF

*The application Guide for September 2018 intake will be posted in Early May 2018.

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
September
a year before
Mid-December
a year before
Mid-March
2
IGP(B)2[Overseas Application]
September
Early February
Late April
Early July
3
IGP(B)3[Overseas Application]
September
Early
August
a year before
Early November
Mid-January
4
IGP(C)[Overseas Application]
April
Early
September
Early
November
Late
December
September
Late January
Mid-April
Early July
5
IGP(C)[Domestic Application]
September
Early
May
Early
July
Early
September