Admission Guidelines

Those wishing to be admitted our graduate school must apply for entrance examination in accordance with the application guidelines below and the admissions guide for each department.

Master’s Course
Application Guideline of Students for Master’s Course, AY2025 6/12update
*Application Requirements
 -Graduation or expected graduation from a Japanese university or
 -Completion or expected completion of 16 years of regular curricular studies abroad or
 -Qualifications equivalent to the undergraduate degree of the University of Tokyo
*Degree Requirements
 A Master’s degree is awarded if the student has satisfied the following requirements: two years of registration in master’s program; acquisition of course credits required by the Graduate School; an acceptable master’s thesis written under the guidance of the supervisor; and passing the final comprehensive evaluation.

Doctoral Course
Application Guideline for Doctoral Course, AY 2025 6/12update

Application Guideline for Doctoral Course in Veterinary Medical Sciences, AY 2025 5/7update
*Application Requirements
 -Attainment or expected attainment of a master’s degree from a Japanese University or
 -Attainment or expected attainment of a master’s degree or its equivalent qualification from a university abroad or
 -Qualifications equivalent to the master’s degree of the University of Tokyo
*Application Requirements for Doctoral course program in Veterinary Medical Sciences
 -Graduation or expected graduation from 18 years of education abroad, with specialization in veterinary medicine, medicine, or dentistry or
 -Qualifications equivalent to those listed above as recognized by the University of Tokyo
*Degree Requirements
 A Doctoral degree is awarded if the student has satisfied the following requirements: three years of registration in doctoral program; acquisition of course credits required by the Graduate School; an acceptable doctoral thesis written under the guidance of the supervisor; and passing the final comprehensive evaluation.



Each Department's Admissions Guide

Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology

  ・Admissions Guide -Master’s Course 6/3update
  ・Admissions Guide -Doctoral Course6/7update
  ・Department site: http://www.ab.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/gakubu

Department of Applied Biological Chemistry・Department of Biotechnology

  ・Admissions Guide -Master’s Course 5/28update
  ・Admissions Guide -Doctoral Course 6/7update
  ・Supplementary Explanation for Selection by AO Method (Schedule B) for the Master’s Courses in Applied Biological Chemistry and Biotechnology, AY2025
  ・Supplementary Explanation for Selection by AO Method (Schedule B) for the Doctoral Courses in Applied Biological Chemistry and Biotechnology, AY2025
  ・Confirmation Letter (Master) : Word PDF
  ・Confirmation Letter (Doctor) : Word PDF
  ・Letter of Recommendation (Doctor) : Word PDF
  ・Department site:  http://www.bt.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/

Department of Forest Science

  ・Admissions Guide -Master’s Course
  ・Admissions Guide -Doctoral Course6/7update
  ・Research_Proposal
  ・Department site: http://www.fr.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/

Department of Aquatic Bioscience

  ・Admissions Guide -Master’s Course
  ・Admissions Guide -Doctoral Course
  ・Department site: http://www.fs.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

  ・Admissions Guide -Master’s Course
  ・Admissions Guide -Doctoral Course
  ・Certificate of Confirmation (Doctor):Word PDF 6/12 update
  ・Department site: http://www.ec.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/

Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering

  ・Admissions Guide -Master’s Course 6/3 update
  ・Admissions Guide -Doctoral Course6/7update
  ・Department site: http://www.en.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/

Department of Biomaterial Sciences

  ・Admissions Guide -Master’s Course 6/5update
  ・Admissions Guide -Doctoral Course6/7update
  ・Department site: http://www.fp.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/graduate/admissions/index.html

Wooden Architecture Course, Department of Biomaterials Science

  ・Admissions Guide - Wooden Architecture Course 6/5update
  ・Department site: http://www.fp.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/graduate/admissions/index.html

Department of Global Agricultural Sciences

  ・Admissions Guide -Master’s Course
  ・Admissions Guide -Doctoral Course
  ・Application form RTF
  ・Letter of Acceptance Word PDF
  ・Department site: http://www.ga.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/

Department of Ecosystem Studies

  ・Admissions Guide -Master’s Course
  ・Admissions Guide -Doctoral Course6/7update
  ・Department site: http://www.es.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/

Department of Animal Resource Sciences

  ・Admissions Guide -Master’s Course
  ・Admissions Guide -Doctoral Course6/7update
  ・Department site: https://www.ar.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/pages/English/E_top.html

Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences

  ・Research Proposal: Word PDF
  ・Department site: https://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/

Prescribed Form

The prescribed forms instructed to be downloaded in [Application Documents] of the application guideline are as follows.
Also, Application forms and other documents for admission must be prepared and submitted through the Web Entry System.
 ・Certificate of Receipt of Bank Transfer / Certificate of Payment of Examination Fee: MSc PhD VD
 ・Application for admission in October for schedule A (only by the relevant applicants) Word PDF 6/12update
 ・Application for admission in October for schedule B (only by the relevant applicants) Word PDF 6/12update

Please apply via the following Web Entry System.

 

Application period: June 19, 2024 (Wed.) 10:00 - June 25, 2024 (Tue.) 17:00 (JST)

*Finish your Application Submission before 17:00 on Tuesday, June 25.
  You will not be able to login after 17:00 on Tuesday, June 25. Also, applications will not be accepted if 17:00 is reached during the application process.

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Graduate Student Section, Academic Affairs Division, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, 1-1-1 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8657, Japan
Phone: 03-5841-5010 (weekdays 9:00 - 17:00 *except Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays)
Email:daigakuin.a[at]gs.mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp
*Please replace [at] with @.
*If you have any questions regarding individual departments, please contact department chief professor. Please see the following web page.
Contact details for each department

For those who are considering applying

 Those wishing to be admitted into master’s or doctoral course program, please identify a laboratory with your research interest. First you are encouraged to contact a prospective supervisor directly via e-mail.
 If you cannot find the e-mail address of a prospective supervisor, we recommend that you e-mail the department Chief Professor which the prospective supervisor belongs to.
 Also, if you have already decided on the department with your research interest, but have not yet decided on a prospective supervisor, we also recommend that you e-mail the department Chief Professor.
 ★List of Departments
 ★Contact details for each department

Also, our graduate school has the International Program in Agricultural Development Studies (IPADS). The program is an English-language MSc and PhD Program at the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the University of Tokyo. If you are interested in the program, you can find the information to the following web page.
International Program in Agricultural Development Studies (IPADS) (u-tokyo.ac.jp)

Regarding payment of the examination fee

Please refer to the page of [Payment of the examination fee] of the application guidelines.
Also, if you would like to pay by credit card or at convenience stores in Japan, please check the following document.
- How to make a Payment of Examination Fee by Credit Card (PDF)

Acceptance of applications for SPRING GX project students for those who wish to enter the doctoral program (including 4-year doctoral program) in April 2024.

We would like to inform you that we are accepting applications for SPRING GX project students with financial support for those who wish to enter the doctoral program (including 4-year doctoral program) in April 2024.※Application period has ended.

Please read the following pages carefully and apply from the application page on the website.
Click here for the poster※Application guidelines are now available.