Apply to the TAG/AIMS Program

Online Nomination/Application for Academic Year 2019-2020

            SPRING SEMESTER  (April 2019 - August 2019)

 ●Student Nomination Deadline: 9th November, 2018

●Submission of Application Materials Deadline: 30th November, 2018


            FALL SEMESTER (October 2019 - February 2020) : To be announced

 Academic Calendar

          Spring Semester (April - August)

                Spring AB Modules: April - June

               Spring ABC Modules: April - August

               Summer Break: August - September

          Fall Semester  (October - February)

                Fall AB Modules: October - December

               Fall ABC Modules: October - February

               Spring Break: February - March

Check complete details here.

Admission Requirements

  1. Applicants must hold full-time student status at their home universities or colleges. (In cases where student exchange agreements are in the process of being signed, letters describing the conditions under which exchange students will be accepted must be exchanged between the applicant's home university and the University of Tsukuba.)
  2. Applicants must be recommended by home university
  3. Applicants must have excellent academic records (GPA of 2.00 or higher) and strong commitment to studying in Japan.
  4. Applicants from countries where the official language is not English are required to submit official documents of English language proficiency. In the case of TOEFL, for example, your score must be at least 550 for the paper-and-pencil test or at least 79 for the Internet-based test (iBT).

Application Procedure (ASEAN Students)

  1. Apply at Home Partner Universities
  2. Home Partner Universities will recommend students to University of Tsukuba
  3. University of Tsukuba will select students from recommended applicants
  4. Announcement of successful applicants by University of Tsukuba
  5. Processing of admission requirements between Home Partner University and University of Tsukuba
  6. Arrival of ASEAN students to University of Tsukuba


  1. Waived tuition fees with partner universities
  2. Free university wide internet usage
  3. Dormitory arrangement for TAG-AIMS students
  4. Buddy system

Application Forms

For details,Pleasse refer to: Exchange Program

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