Research Student positions are for individuals wishing to conduct research at one of the Institute’s laboratories under the guidance of a faculty member. Research Students will not be able to obtain a degree at the Institute. To be eligible to apply, individuals must have sufficient academic ability to conduct research. Prior to submitting an application, individuals must contact their prospective academic supervisor and receive his or her consent. As a general rule, Research Students may not attend courses at the Institute. However, if their academic supervisor deems it necessary, they may do so upon approval of the course instructors. Please note that Research Students (Privately Funded) will incur the charges for the Entrance Examination, Admission, and Tuition Fees.
Research Students are not automatically guaranteed admission into a TokyoTech Graduate School. Individuals wishing to advance to a graduate school should check with the Admissions Division to ensure they meet the advancement qualifications, prior to taking the entrance examination.
One of the following documents if the applicant is residing in Japan.
・Certificate of Residence (Jūminhyo)
・A copy of both sides of the applicant’s Residence Card
Documents related to visa application or status
Documents listed in section A, B, or C must be submitted in accordance with the applicant’s visa status.
Applicants are also required to read the How to obtain a College Student Visa document that details the visa application procedure necessary for studying at the Institute.
Applicants residing outside Japan and planning to apply for a College Student Visa
Documents necessary to apply for a Certificate of Eligibility:
Applicants who hold a specified visaDocumentation to prove that the applicant is a holder of one of the following specified visas:
• Spouse or child of Japanese national
• Spouse or child of permanent resident
• Long-term resident• Designated activities
Applicants residing in Japan with a visa other than a College Student Visa
(Both a hard copy and electronic file must be submitted. Send the latter to firstname.lastname@example.org)