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We had the entrance examination on 19 and 20 August. We will have the second entrance examinations for the 5 year doctoral program and the 3rd year admission in February*. Those who will take the examination, please communicate with candidate of your supervisor.

*: Application of admission through web, since 1 Dec or 7 Dec 2015(not fixed) to 7 Jan 2016; Entrance examination, 28 Jan 2016 to 29 Jan 2016; Announcement of successful applicants、17 Feb 2016

Tests of special subjects (in August) Tests of special subjects are as follows: Applicants should choose 1 of 5 basic questions related to the fields of algal sciences, plant physiology, earth sciences, and environmental and molecular microbiology.

Please refer to the official website of University of Tsukuba.
Applicants must contact a faculty member of the preferred research field before applying for admission.
Past exam questions can be downloaded from the Page on Past Exam Questions.
Tests of special subjects (in August) Tests of special subjects are as follows: Applicants should choose 1 of 5 basic questions related to the fields of algal sciences, plant physiology, earth sciences, and environmental and molecular microbiology.
For more information on examinations: Chair Iwane Suzuki in Doctoral Program in Integrative Environment and Biomass Sciences (Tel +81-29-853-4908, E-mail: iwane.suzuki.fu'@'u.tsukuba.ac.jp) Office for earth sciences and integrative programs (Tel +81-29-853-6884, E-mail: senkocho'@'ies.life.tsukuba.ac.jp)

Precaution Statement of Foreign Language Examination

Candidates can select the way of getting foreign language score from below.

  1. To submit an original paper of score certificate (TOEFL: Examinee's Score Record, TOEIC: Official Score Certificate) with application. (Only taken within 2 years before the dead line of application)
  2. To take TOEFL-ITP Test we organize. If you select this way, please contact with person in charge. (E-mail: senkocho'@'ies.life.tsukuba.ac.jp, Tel: +81-29-853-6884) Evaluation of marks is based on the scoring made below, with an exam result more than the following mark levels becoming full marks (200 points), and scores less than those will be proportionately reduced. Parenthetical scores are the minimum passing scores.
Paper version TOEFL or TOEFL-ITP 595 (418)
TOEFL-iBT 98 (36)
TOEIC 860 (350)
(Note 1) TOEFL-ITP Test is organized at the morning of the first day of the entrance examination. If you take TOEFL-ITP Test we organize, please contact with person in charge and confirm details. (E-mail: senkocho'@'ies.life.tsukuba.ac.jp, Tel: +81-29-853-6884)
(Note 2) Please refer to the relevant home pages (http://www.ets.org/toefl/, http://www.toeic.or.jp/toeic/) regarding the TOEFL and TOEIC test.

Past Exam Questions

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