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[Notice] Regarding the Change of AY 2023 Entrance Examination for the Interdisciplinary Engineering Program

Bachelor's Program in Interdisciplinary Engineering considers mathematics ability as a requirement for applicants' qualification, and we evaluate the ability by the test scores from the unified examinations of each country.

From the AY2023 entrance examination, the list of the unified exams to be used for evaluations will be changed. Detailed information can be checked at "this link".

Note: The University of Tsukuba only accepts TOEFL iBT scores from a single test date, not MyBest scores

First Year Students

(International Social Studies, Life and Environmental Sciences)

Students applying for first grade entry to one of the Life and Enviromental Science programs (Biological Science, Agrobiological Resource Sciences, Geosciences) or International Social Sciences (Social Sciences, International Studies) will undergo a 2-stage screening process.  

In the first stage, program staff will review your submitted documents with particular focus on your motivations for applying, and the fit between your academic goals and the program content. A pdf of helpful advice about writing your study plan (personal statement) can be found on the applications pages.

The second stage screening consists of a 20 - 30 minute online interview.  Examiners will ask a range of both general and specific questions covering your motivations for applying to our program, and specific points arising from your study plan.

CLICK HERE to go to the Online Application Website

Key dates:

Online application period Oct 27 -- Dec 17, 2021
Notification of application number Jan 6, 2022
Notification of first stage screening results Feb 10
Payment period for second screening Feb 10 -- Feb 18
Second stage screening Mar 1 -- Mar 11
Results of second stage screening Mar 30
Admissions procedures Apr 8 - Apr 22
Enrollment date Sep 1
Entrance ceremony / Orientation Late Sept

Please refer to the Application Guidelines available on the application site for full details.

 

Second and Third Year Students

(Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical Sciences Transfer Admission)

CLICK HERE to go to the Online Application Website

Key dates:

Online application period Oct 27 -- Dec 17, 2021
Notification of application number Jan 6, 2022
Notification of first stage screening results Feb 10
Payment period for second screening Feb 10 -- Feb 18
Second stage screening Mar 1 -- Mar 11
Results of second stage screening Mar 30
Admissions procedures Apr 8 - Apr 22
Enrollment date Sep 1
Entrance ceremony / Orientation Late Sept

Please refer to the Application Guidelines available on the application site for full details.

Bachelor's Program in Global Issues (BPGI)

2020 Application Guidelines

all times listed are in JST
1. Online Application and Payment of the Examination Fee for the First Stage Screening March 2 (from 12 p.m.) to April 3 (until 5 p.m.), 2020
2. Acceptance of Application Documents Must be received by April 10, 2020
3. Announcement of Successful Applicants from the First Stage Screening April 24, 2020 (from 12 p.m.)
4. Payment of the Examination Fee for the Second Stage Screening April 24 (from 12 p.m.) to May 1 (until 5 p.m.), 2020
5. Pre-operation Check for Web-based Interviews May 7 or 8, 2020 (To be announced)
6. Second Stage Screening (Individual Interviews)* May 14 or 15, 2020 (To be announced)
7. Announcement of Final Successful Applicants June 6, 2020 (from 12 p.m.)
8. Enrollment Procedures June 2, to July 3, 2020
9. Entrance Ceremony and Orientation September 30, 2020
10. Enrollment Date October 1, 2020
*Applicants who reside outside of Japan are allowed to sit the Second Stage Screening in their country of residence via Skype or other teleconferencing system. Before taking the web-based interviews, they must do a pre-operation check of their internet connection at a specified time

This program follows a different admissions schedule from the other Undergraduate English Programs. For more information, please click here

BPGI Reference Letter Form (Form 1)
BPGI School Information Form (Form 2)
 

Interdisciplinary Engineering Program

Online registration

Please find more information on the application process on the programs application page or in the 2022 Application Guidelines

Online Application and Payment of the Examination Fee for the First Stage Screening October 27 (from 12 p.m. JST), to December 3 (until 5 p.m. JST), 2021
Acceptance of Application Documents Must be received by December 17, 2021
Announcement of Successful Applicants from the First Stage Screening February 10, 2022
Payment of the Examination Fee for the Second Stage Screening February 10 (from 12 p.m. JST) to 15 (until 5 p.m. JST), 2022
Second Stage Screening (Pre-operation Check for web-based interviews)* March 1, 2022
Second Stage Screening (Individual Interviews) March 1 to 11, 2022 (To be announced)
Announcement of Final Successful Applicants March 30, 2022
Enrollment Procedures April 8 to 22, 2022
Enrollment Date September 1, 2022
Entrance Ceremony and Orientation Late September, 2022

*NOTE: Applicants can sit for the Second Stage Screening (individual interview) in their country of residence via the Internet (e.g., through Skype). Before taking the web-based Interviews, they must do a pre-operation check of their internet connection at a designated time.

Application Forms

IDE Application Guidelines
Reference Letter (Form 1)
School Information (Form 2)

Graduate Programs

In general, Master and PhD degrees are on the basis of research, and students are accepted to specific laboratory groups.  

The first step is normally to identify and contact a suitable professor.  You can find professors by looking at graduate school websites, or via our Researcher Database.  Graduate programs are managed by each department individually, so you need to contact the program office with questions or problems.  Normally, there is a contact email on the program website.  Please refrain from using the contact form on this website for program inquiries or to try to contact prospective supervisors.

Please note, the advice here is general.  You should carefully check the program website for specific details, and email the relevant program offices if you have any questions.