Graduate International Research Student

  • A Graduate International Research Student is admitted to the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences to study a specific subject under the supervision of a professor. No degrees or qualifications is awarded to postgraduate research students after the completion of a research term. Those who wish to apply for admission as a candidate for a master’s or doctoral degree should refer to the "Admission to regular courses".
  • Eligibility
    Those who wish to pursue research at the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, and who belong to either of the following:
    • (1) Those who have completed, or are expected to complete by August 31 of the current academic year, 16 years of education abroad.
    • (2) Those who are recognized by this graduate school, as having abilities equivalent to that of a university graduate.
  • Addmission Procedure
    Before submitting the application, applicants must obtain approval from a prospective supervisor in the Graduate School of Agriculture and Life Sciences. See the following link for details on the various Departments/laboratories.
    http://www.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/english/departments/graduate_index.html

    Contact the prospective supervisor via the email ID provided on the homepage of the laboratory. If the contact address is not available, please send a request to daigakuin@ofc.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp.

    Applications are accepted twice every year - in May and December. Please request the supervisor to send you the application form.
    Application in May is for admission in September, and that submitted in December is for admission in April. Selection will be made on the basis of the documents submitted.
  • Time of Admission
    Admission as a Graduate Research Student is usually April and September. About further information for application submission, please be sure to send an email enquiry to: daigakuin@ofc.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp.

Graduate Research Student

  • Those wishing to study a specific subject at the postgraduate level may be admitted in the capacity of a Graduate Research Student. Those enrolled in this category will not be entitled for any degree or qualification despite the completion of the study program.

    Requirements for Admission as a Graduate Research Student
    • Qualifications and conditions to enroll for this category are similar to those of the doctoral course program.
  • Admission Procedure
    Before submitting the application, applicants must obtain approval from a prospective supervisor in the Graduate School of Agriculture and Life Sciences. See the following link for details on the various Departments/laboratories.
    http://www.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/english/departments/graduate_index.html

    Contact the prospective supervisor via the email ID provided on the homepage of the laboratory. If the contact address is not available, please send a request to daigakuin@ofc.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp.

    Applications are accepted twice every year - in June/July and February. Please request the supervisor or Graduate Student Section to send you the application form.
    Application in June/July is for admission in September, and that submitted in February is for admission in April. Selection will be made on the basis of the documents submitted.
  • Time of Admission
    Admission as a Graduate Research Student is usually April and September. About further information for application submission, please be sure to send an email enquiry to: daigakuin@ofc.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp.

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