Admission Information

Types of Admissions

Regular Admission

See the school’s webpage and department’s Japanese webpage

International Admission

Information on Special Graduate Program for International Students in Urban and Environmental Studies (UBE-UPN/ENV) is provided from the next section

See the school’s webpage and Office of International Students (OIS)webpages for: MEXT Scholarship Student through Japanese Embassy

Research Students and Student Exchange

See the school’s Office of International Students (OIS) webpage for: Graduate Research Students (Self-supporting)
See the school’s Office of International Cooperation and Exchange webpage for: Student Exchange Program between partner universities

Graduate Program for International Students in Urban and Environmental Studies (UBE-UPN/ENV)

An alternative to regular admission, students admitted through Special Graduate Programs for International Students can directly enter master or doctoral programs at the Graduate School of Engineering. Applicants apply through the online application system, T-cens, and receive a primary evaluation based on their academic qualifications. If you do not meet the eligibility of the programs, you may need to take the entrance examination for the Graduate School of Engineering.
Graduate Program for International Students in Urban and Environmental Studies (UBE-UPN/ENV) is the special graduate programs provided by Department of Urban Engineering. Students can study and acquire master or doctoral degrees through lectures and research supervision given in English. Please click here for the academic information (class catalogue, academic calendar, etc.).


How to Apply


Step 1. Download our application guidelines and read through the information. Check the eligibility requirements carefully.
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Step 2. View our faculty members/research units through Research Units page and determine which lab you are interested in.

Step 3. Check the Application Process and schedule listed below.

Schedule for September 2019 Entry

Process

15:00 JST,
3rd September 2018

Online Application starts

15:00 JST,
22nd November 2018

Deadline for creating T-cens application account

15:00 JST,
26th November 2018
Deadline for online application through T-cens.Data entry and online submission must be done no later than this date.
15:00 JST,
30th November 2018
Deadline for postal submission. All documents must be sent via registered mail/express mail and postmarked on or before this date.
5th December 2018 All documents must reach the Urban Engineering office no later than this date. Click the icon below to download “Submission Checklist.” You can use the list to carry out a final check of your submission and confirm the postal address before you send the application package to our admission office.
Submission Checklist

Note: We will not accept any applications or supporting documents submitted after the deadline under any circumstances. Please prepare carefully to ensure your documents arrive before the deadline.
25th December 2018 Scores from external centers must reach the Urban Engineering office no later than this date.
Note: No inquiries regarding arrival of test scores will be accepted. Schedule your test early enough for the results to reach us within the application deadline.
From the beginning of January 2019 Applicants who pass the pre-screening will be offered an interview with a faculty member of the department. Interviews will be arranged on an individual basis. Please wait until you have been notified of your interview appointment.
By the end of
March 2019
Final results will be announced to both successful and unsuccessful applicants by e-mail on an individual basis.
Mid-September 2019 The period for admission procedures is planned for mid-September 2019. Successful applicants must arrive in Japan and complete the necessary admission procedures within this time period. Further details of the enrollment period will be announced later. Refer to Academic Calendar at the Useful Links page.

Step 4. Guidance Information

Before you proceed with the registration, you must read the Guidance Information carefully. You will find all necessary information and instructions to complete your application process.

guidance-info

Step 5. Apply using the online application system T-cens.
Online Application Period: Between September 3rd, 2018 (15:00 JST) and November 22nd, 2018 (15:00 JST).
Click the T-cens icon and start your application. T-cens

Go to the Course Directory and find the course you wish to apply for. After reading through the course summary,click the T-cens icon to create a User Account during the application period.
In addition to completing T-cens, all application documents must be submitted via registered /express mail by the specified deadline.

Language Requirements and Standardized Test Scores

English Proficiency Certificates and Standardized Test Scores Accepted for Graduate Programs for International Students in Urban and Environmental Studies (UBE-UPN/ENV)


UBE (as of 2018/09/01)
TOEFL IELTS TOEIC The Certificate of English as the Medium of Instruction GRE (General Test) GMAT
Required (one of the documents must be submitted) Recommended Not required
(a)+(b)
(c) (a)+(b) n/a
One of the documents must be submitted. If you would like to submit other documents as an English proficiency certificate, please consult with your ICT Admission Desk individually.
The official score for TOEFL or IELTS can be submitted directly from the Educational Testing Service IF AVAILABLE, and a copy of the score MUST be included in the application package.
GRE is recommended.
The official score for GRE can be submitted directly from the Educational Testing Service IF AVAILABLE, and a copy of the score MUST be included in the application package.


    How to Submit
  • (a): Directly send the official score via the Educational Testing Service,if available.
  • (b): Send a copy of the official score included in the application package
  • (c): Send a document attested and signed by the University Registrar included in the application package

Financial Arrangements

The Graduate School of Engineering at the University of Tokyo provides financial assistance to students.
Please see the school’s webpage for the detailed information.

  • University of Tokyo Fellowship; The University of Tokyo Special Scholarship for International Students

  • SEUT Grant for International Students sponsored by the Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo

  • Private Organizations' Scholarships recommended through the Graduate School of Engineering

  • Asian Development Bank (ADB) -Japan Scholarship with a recommendation from the Department of Urban Engineering

  • JICA 'Innovative Asia' / Scholarship to Japan
    and others

Additional information on the Asian Development Bank (ADB)/Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) is provided below.

The Asian Development Bank (ADB)/Japan Scholarship Program (JSP)

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) offers a full scholarship to outstanding students who apply for master's program in our department. Our department will nominate two or three (2 or 3) qualified applicants per year and recommend them to ADB as short-listed candidates. A person who is a national of an ADB borrowing member country and has at least two (2) years of full-time professional working experience (acquired after a university degree) at the time of application is eligible for the ADB-JSP Scholarship.

To apply for ADB-JSP Scholarship, please follow the steps below.
Step 1: Download our “ADB_UBE_Form” on T-cens and fill in the required information
Step 2: Upload the form on your T-cens account
Step 3: The completed form must be submitted as part of your application via post.
Only applicants who meet the eligibility requirements are qualified. If you are not qualified you will not be nominated.
Please visit the following link for more information on ADB/JSP Program.