ASPIRE Forum Student Workshop

Last Updated 2021/05/26


Tokyo Tech will hold an online workshop with students from Asian leading Science and Technology Universities this summer. In teams comprised of student counterparts from ASPIRE League*1 and IDEA League*2 member universities, participants will attend lectures on the theme "Better Living for All in a New Normal" and deliver group presentations to the ASPIRE League's Vice Presidents on the final day of the ASPIRE Forum.

Aspire Forum 2021 Program

ASPIRE League*1

ASPIRE League is a consortium of leading science and technology universities that includes the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Tsinghua University, and Tokyo Tech. Tokyo Tech serves as a secretariat of the league since it established in 2009.

IDEA League*2

A consortium of five leading science and technology universities in Europe: Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich (ETH Zurich) in Switzerland, RWTH Aachen University in Germany, Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, and Politecnico di Milano in Italy.


1.Tokyo Tech Graduate Students
2.Able to communicate in English on program theme
3.Passionate about communicating with students from ASPIRE League member universities


Online (Zoom, Slack, Miro)


June 24-30, 2021

Call for Application

Number of nominees

5 Students



Date of interview

May 26, 2021 at 10:00 and June 1, 2021 at 13:30

Application procedure

Send the application documents to International Engagement Division ( in a password-protected file, and then send the password in

a separate email.

(1) Program Application Form

*A copy of an email that shows your academic supervisor’s agreement is acceptable.

(You do not need to obtain the supervisor’s signature or seal.)

(2) Copy of Official Transcripts for your current program

*Students enrolled in April 2021 need to submit copy of transcripts of his/her previous program.

*The copy of your GRADES LIST from Tokyo Tech Web System is acceptable.

(3) Certification of English language ability

*Certification is not required of IGP students

Screening procedure

Paper screening and online interview


Contact: International Engagement DivisionTokyo Tech ASPIRE Team

Tel: 03-5734-3016


Friday, May 28, 2021 at 17:00 *Deadline Extended!

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