Tohoku University offers degree courses, open to both international and Japanese students, taught in Japanese and/or English. It also has degree courses for international students taught entirely in English. Application qualifications, procedures and application period vary depending on each graduate school.
An outline follows, but applicants should contact their desired graduate school directly for detailed information.
Courses Taught in Japanese
Application qualifications, procedures and application period vary depending on each graduate school. Applicants should contact their desired graduate school directly for detailed information.
Courses Taught in English (For degree seeking students)
Tohoku University offers a number of graduate courses conducted in English. Tohoku University's world-class research is the foundation of its high-quality education and provides students with rich research and learning opportunities. Further details can be found here.
If you wish to enter a graduate school, you should first look for a course that interests you and an instructor in your preferred field. The enrollment process differs depending on the course and instructor.
Step1. Find a prospective supervisor
Prospective applicants should first find a prospective supervisor before submitting an application to enrol. Find professors in your field of interest, contact them, and obtain consent to be accepted into their laboratory prior to your enrollment.
- To search by name, school, field, or keyword:
Link: Academic Research Staff at Tohoku University
- To search by department and/or school:
Link: Academics > Graduate Schools
- To search courses in English:
Link: Academics > Courses taught in English
Step2. Contact the educational affairs section of the school
The enrollment process differs depending on the course or graduate school. Contact the educational affairs section of the Graduate School (or the office in charge of admission) and confirm the following conditions.
- application eligibility, schedule, and application forms
Step3. Submit Application Documents
Step4. Take an Examination
To become a research student, you should rst nd a professor to be your academic advisor, and contact him/her directly. Once you have found an academic advisor, you should undergo application procedures for the relevant faculty or graduate school. As a research student, you must pay the designated examination, admission, and Exchange students will be admitted to Tohoku University as Special Auditing Students or Special Research Students as per exchange. tuition fees.
Special Auditing Students and Special Research Students
Exchange students will be admitted to Tohoku University as Special Auditing Students or Special Research Students as per exchange.
Special Visiting Trainees
This status is given to students who receive training at Tohoku University for more than 3 days but less than 90 days. Students from countries having a visa waiver agreement with Japan usually do not obtain a student visa/student residential status. They are not "registered" students.