Japan College Degree Programs in English

Undergraduate Programs

Students from around the world can choose to study in nine undergraduate schools here at the University of Tsukuba. We have programs in taught entirely in English in three fields: Life & Environmental Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Social & International Studies.

Masters Programs

A number of Masters degree programs are also offered by the university, providing students the opportunity to gain a higher level degree from one of Japan's premier research universities.

Doctoral Programs

Over three hundred research institutions are located in and around the University of Tsukuba in Ibaraki Prefecture. Students and researchers have the opportunity to work in a truly unique science city that emphasizes interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation.

Notice for Holiday Office Closure

Please note that all university offices will be closed from December 29th to January 3rd for the holidays. All correspondence received in that period will be answered when we reopen. We wish everyone a wonderful New Year!


平成29年度 中南米長期派遣生の募集が開始されました

平成29年度 中南米長期派遣生の募集が開始されました

「持続的な社会の安全・安心に貢献するトランスパシフィック協働人材育成プログラム」では、地球規模課題の解決に向けて広く社会の安定に貢献できる中核的な実務人材の育成を目的に、中南米(コロンビア、ペルー、チリ、メキシコ、ブラジル)での海外留学派遣プログラムを実施します。 中南米への留学を希望する学生の皆さん、詳細は、グローバル・コモンズ機構へお問い合わせ下さい。


応募期限:平成29 年2 月10 日(金)17 時00 分






応募は2017年1月31日までに所定の書類をUSP Agency of International Cooperation(email: aucani@usp.br)までお送り下さい。




Undergraduate Program


Undergraduate Program


Undergraduate Program

International Social Sciences

Undergraduate Program

International Medical Science

Undergraduate Program

International Education

Masters Program


Masters Program

Computer Science

Masters Program

Geoenvironmental Sciences

Doctoral Program


Located in Tsukuba Science City, just 45 minutes from Central Tokyo, the University offers a pleasant, safe, green environment for students to complete their studies.




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International programs in science and social sciences

With a history stretching back over 140 years, the University of Tsukuba is one of Japan's oldest and most respected universities. Ranked in Japan's top 10, and in the top 250 globally, we strive to produce graduates who are well placed to succeed in an increasingly complex and competitive world.

Located in Tsukuba city, less than an hour train ride from central Tokyo, the University offers a pleasant, relaxed, college-town feel, with all the conveniences of the capital within easy reach.

We offer international undergraduate programs taught in English in Life and Environmental Science, majoring in Biology, Agrobiology or Geoscience, International Social Sciences, majoring in Sociology, Economics, Law, Political Science, International Relations or International Development, and Medical Science. A wide range of Masters and PhD degree programs taught in English are also available.

Our international degree programs offer September entry allowing easy application and entry for international students, are taught and administered entirely in English, and provide comprehensive student support and Japanese language training. Furthermore, we waive entrance fees and offer the first semester tuition-free for all undergraduate English program students, as well as having a range of scholarships available.

You can download our brochures here.